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PARAMEDIC

Overview

Paramedic, Emergency Room

PRN/OCC, Hours and shifts vary

LeConte Medical Center Overview:

LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility athttps://www.lecontemedicalcenter.com/about-leconte-medical-center/

Emergency Room

The Emergency Department at LeConte Medical Center is one of the busiest ERs across all the Covenant Health facilities. We see approximately 44,500 patients annually who vary from locals to tourists from around the world. Our ED department is equipped with 30 ER beds as well as an 8-bed observation center and 2 triage rooms. The ER staff is made up of RNs, ER Techs, and HUCs that work together to provide excellent patient care.

Position Summary:

Provide patient care as assigned, under the direction of a registered nurse (RN) or a physician.

Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || ssimmon6@CovHlth.com (jlawles2@covhlth.com) || 865-374-5368

Responsibilities

+ Practices in compliance with regulatory standards and adheres to hospital policy and procedures in the performance of duties.

+ Performs ongoing patient observations per patient acuity.

+ Recognizes, responds and reports changes in patient condition to RN.

+ Recognizes need for interventions and implements appropriate processes to meet patients age specific needs while under the direction of an RN

+ Performs, prioritizes and documents patient care tasks with education and competency documented. Refer to Covenant Health Delegation Grid.

+ Accurately follows the plan of care and pertinent medical orders in collaboration and under direction of RN.

+ Facilitates timely physician evaluation and intervention.

+ Participates in unit specific quality assurance activities as requested.

+ Demonstrates principles of infection control; collaborates with infection control nurse to ensure safety of patients, visitors, and personnel.

+ Assists in orienting new employees or students to unit routines.

+ Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.

+ Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

Minimum Experience:

One (1) year of continuous experience as an EMT-P.

Licensure Requirements:

Must have and maintain paramedic licensure with the State of Tennessee. CPR required.

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Job Title PARAMEDIC

ID 3976896

Facility LeConte Medical Center

Department Name EMERGENCY ROOM


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