27 days old

Emergency Medical Tech

Allina Health
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Requisition #

67353BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

22-Sep-2020

Dept. Name

Emergency Department

Hours Per Week

24

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 67353
  • Assist the RN in the evaluation and care of a diverse patient population in the ED and CDART
  • Assist with arrival of ambulance patients
  • Identify potentially life-threatening symptoms
  • Identify musculoskeletal emergencies
  • Demonstrate knowledge of splint application and documentation
  • Properly fits patients and assists in training on use of orthopedic hard goods
  • Assist MD/NP/RN with procedures: wound prep/closure/dressings, splinting, epistaxis, other procedures as needed
  • Document all patient care delivered, interventions and outcomes on documentation tool
  • Assist ED phlebotomist with POC testing
  • Obtain and transmit an artifact-free 12 lead EKG tracing on the patient care unit
  • Utilizes appropriate telephone techniques
  • Performs chart maintenance per procedure when working as HUC
  • Assist with transport of patients to ancillary services/ in patient rooms
  • Ensure proper inventory of unit supplies and equipment
  • Supports patient care by prioritizing unit’s needs
  • Continuously seeks to increase the quality and value of service provided to our customers
  • Honors the dignity of every individual in every interaction. Communicates caring behavior by listening, respecting and accepting individuality
  • Integrates knowledge, skill and experience in order to continuously improve self, customer service and quality
  • Participates in learning activities and other opportunities for developing and maintaining professional competence

Education

  • High school graduate
  • Successful completion of an accredited Emergency Medical Technician course
  • Basic arrhythmia/EKG interpretation education highly recommended

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • EMT level 2 is an internal promotion from EMT Level 1

Skills

  • Demonstrated high level abilities with patient care skills including 12 lead EKG testing, EKG monitoring/problem solving, patientpositioning, patient transfers, vital signs, orthopedic splinting and point of care testing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ED procedures and equipment
  • High level problem solving skills/customer service skills/priority setting
  • Ability to assist in the development of less experienced staff
  • High level communication skills with both patients and the medical care team
  • Medical terminology
  • Basic computer skills
  • No weight lifting restrictions

Licensure/Certification

  • Current Minnesota and/or National EMT certification
  • Current BLS certification

Work Schedule

  • 0.6 FTE- 24 hours per week
  • Includes every third weekend
  • Evenings 7a -7:30p
  • Non Contract
  • Benefit Eligible

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

67353BR
Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst

Categories

Posted: 2020-09-23 Expires: 2020-10-23

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