Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Per Diem, VAR (Culver City) in Culver City at Southern California Hospitals

Date Posted: 9/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    3828 Delmas Terrace
    Culver City
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/19/2020
  • Job ID:
    16351

Job Description



Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Per Diem, VAR (Culver City) 

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Emergency Medical Technician will perform a variety of functions which are in support of and directly related to care of patients requiring urgent or emergency care in the Emergency Department.  Primary duties include EKGs, splinting, taking and recording vital signs, ensuring the safety of the patient, and maintaining a clean and safe unit environment.  Assists with stocking unit supplies, operating hospital equipment as directed, performing routine clerical tasks, and assisting with other related duties as assigned.



Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Accurately measures and records patient weights and vital signs. Recognizes and reports changes in the patient's condition, takes appropriate action and accurately documents all activities as required.  Receives and accurately inventories and secures patient belongings as appropriate.
  • Assists patient with hygiene, elimination, comfort measures and other Activities of Daily Living (ADL), in consideration of patient age, gender, culture and stated preferences, maintaining patient privacy and respect at all times. Assumes responsibility for maintaining a clean and safe environment.  Ensures Infection Control procedures and HIPAA compliance.
  • Assists with patient care activities as directed by licensed nurse, including EKGs, splinting, crutches, wound care, specimen collection/transport, turning and positioning, and patient transportation.
  • Manages inventory to ensure the availability of equipment and supplies and communicates usage and availability information as appropriate.  Establishes a mechanism to retrieve non-stock items and follows through to ensure timely delivery.  Keeps accurate inventory documentation of equipment and maintains PAR levels 
  • Actively engages in caring behaviors, taking conscious ownership for work and takes a proactive, deliberate, and thoughtful actions regarding work activities. Demonstrates appropriate use of independent judgement and decision making.


Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

Minimum Experience: Demonstrated prior patient care experience. Understanding of basic medical terminology. Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job. One year (1) experience in an acute care facility preferred. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) required. AHA Basic Life Support required. De-escalation certification upon hire; Upon recertification, SAMA Certification required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees only). SAMA Certification upon hire preferred.



Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance


How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: EMT, Emergency Services, Emergency Department, Tech, technician, Technologist, Ancillary, ES, ED



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