HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Advanced Care Technician in Arlington, Texas
Advanced Care Technician - Paramedic
Medical City Arlington is a 382-bed full-service hospital located in the heart of the growing South Arlington area. There are well over 1,000 full-time and part-time nurses, therapists, technicians and other healthcare personnel that make up our team. Medical City Arlington is proud to be a leader in Dallas/Fort Worth healthcare with nearly 600 highly skilled physicians who represent a wide variety of medical specialties. Together we form a team that is focused on high-quality care delivered safely in an environment filled with compassion and service.
The Advanced Care Technician - Paramedic responsibilities include: * Maintaining clear communication with attending physician and licensed nurse assigned to patient about all patient care issues. * Assisting licensed nurse by communicating any information collected during their interaction with the patient or family. * Receiving patients from EMS personnel. * Monitoring patients for arrhythmias. * Measuring and recording patient’s input and output. * Administering medication from Advanced Clinical Tech medication list. * Assisting physicians with central line insertions, lumbar punctures, defibrillation, cardioversion, chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, arterial lines, and suturing. * Answering EMS radios and phones (only physicians can give orders to EMS crews). * Participating in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) projects.
Experience: * One year of 911 EMS or hospital ED required.
Education: * High School Graduate or Equivalent * Technical Training
Licensure/Credentials: * Current certification/licensure as EMT-Paramedic or EMT Intermediate in the State of Texas required. * Current Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS issued by the American Heart Association required. * Current PALS issued by the American Heart Association preferred.
Job: *Nursing Support
Title: Advanced Care Technician
Location: Texas-Arlington-Medical City Arlington
Requisition ID: 00015-106614