Children's Hospital Colorado Emergency Medical Tech - 59760 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....This position is located in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs is listed as#2 of best places to live in the U.S. (according to U.S. News & World Report)For more information for living in working in Colorado Springs please clickthe following linkWith a regional team of more than 550 team members - including 45 providersacross more than 20 medical specialties - Children's Colorado has beenpresent in southern Colorado since 2001 and now has team members at fourlocations providing outpatient specialty care, inpatient care, emergentcare, therapy care and urgent care services. Scheduled to open in early2019, the new Children's Hospital Colorado-Colorado Springs will be thefirst pediatric-only hospital in the region. Once completed, it will be themost comprehensive children's hospital between Denver, Dallas, Phoenixand Kansas City and will include the region's only emergency department andoperating rooms built just for kids and served by pediatric experts who havededicated their lives to treating kids - and only kids - and who will bedirectly linked to one of the country's leading pediatric academic medicalcenters. A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspireyou, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.This exciting opportunity will not only give you the ability to lead a diverseteam of pediatric experts, you will also have the chance to build and grow asuccessful team in a new hospital in one of the most beautiful cities in thecountry!Learn about Children's and our Culture: InformationDepartment: COS Emergency DepartmentHours per week: Varies per position. FTE's available: 0.9, 0.6 and Flex.Shifts available: 7a-7p Every other weekend, 7a-7p and 11:45a-12:15p/each one shift per week/Weekend shift every third 11:45p-12:15am,7p-7a Every third weekend, 11:45a-12:15a every third weekend, PRND/N/11a shiftAnticipated start month: March 2019Job OverviewThe Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) works as a team member of amulti-disciplinary team to provide patient and family centered care inaccordance with Children's Hospital Colorado's (CHCO) mission. TheEMT functions under the direction of the on duty attending physician,advanced practice provider, and CHCO leadership.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific Carea.) Neonate -b.) Infancy - >30 days to 1yrc.) Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrsd.) Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrse.) School age - >5yrs to 13yrsf.) Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsg.) Adult - >18yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanyingthem to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; andarranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment.Completes a variety of medical services including verifying patientinformation; reviewing and updating medical records; taking vital signs;administering medications per policy and procedures; supporting airwaymanagement post sedation or general anesthesia; providing phlebotomy, etc.Assists health care providers during examinations; prepares laboratoryspecimens; performs basic testing; disposes of contaminated supplies,and cleans or prepares for sterilization of medical instruments.Assists in balancing workloads, coordinates and maintains clinical flow bycoordinating with care providers, and monitoring patient flow.Provides standardized education for patients and families through written andverbal instructions and answering questions as directed by provider.Provides basic respiratory therapy and airway management to patients.Serves as the preceptor and mentor to other team members, Medical CareerCollaborative interns and Project Search students including supportingorientation, education, skill validation, tracking, asses