HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Paramedic Free Standing ED, PRN in El Paso, Texas

FACILITY SUMMARY: Las Palmas Medical Center is a Level III Trauma, 186-private patient room, full service acute care hospital. Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive healthcare and provides leading-edge technologies. Our Lifecare Center offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, as well as our fully equipped fitness and wellness center in one convenient location. We also house the region’s only Kidney Transplant Center.

We are located on the Westside of El Paso, Texas close to the University of Texas El Paso campus. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions. POSITION SUMMARY: The EMT-PARAMEDIC is to provide patient care in accordance with established policies and procedures of Las Palmas Medical Center. In collaboration with the patient, the patient's family and other members of the health care team. The EMT-PARAMEDIC works under the direction of the Medical Director, and reports to the charge nurse for shift assignments and direction of shift duties assigned.

POPULATION SERVED Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Triage, assess and treat patients of all ages presenting for emergency care for all body systems, conditions & diseases including but not limited to: Coronary, Pulmonary, Neuro, Skeletal-muscular, GI/metabolic, GU/renal, GYN, integumentary, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Demonstrates knowledge and application of advance patient care, to include vital signs, venipuncture, urinary catherization, cardiac .monitoring, nasogastric tube insertion, medication administration as per the medical director, endotracheal intubation, ACLS and 12 lead EKG. Blood glucose monitoring, patient transfers - lifts, immoblization techniques, basic wound care and dressing changes, assist with emergency procedures and equipment/supplies, pulse oximetry monitoring and oxygen delivery device application. * Monitors and recognizes changes in the patients behavioral and physiological status and takes appropriate action based on assessment. * Utilizes professional skills and judgment to perform assigned nursing treatments and procedures for a group of patients. * Other duties as assigned.

_REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS_ 1. BCLS certification 2. ACLS 3. PALS or PPPC (EPFD equivalent) 4. EMT-PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION 5. PHTLS OR EPFD EQUIVALENT


REQUIRED EDUCATION: * * High school graduate * *


  • REQUIRED EXPERIENCE :*

_PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES_ * Healthcare experience*

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Paramedic Free Standing ED, PRN

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-19593