Children's Hospital Colorado Emergency Medical Tech - Wheat Ridge Urgent Care - 61973 in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Wheat Ridge Urgent CareHours per week: 21, eligible for benefitsShift: Shift varies. Department hours of operation are Monday - Friday noon- 10pm; weekends and holidays 10am - 8pm.Job 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.Looking for an EMT who enjoys working with children. Must possess the abilityto appropriately prioritize and manage patient care for children of all ageswith varying diagnoses and acuities. Seeking highly motivated, autonomousindividual who demonstrates a teamwork approach, scheduling flexibility,and excellent customer service and communication skills.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, assessment andmonitoring progress.Adheres to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal,state and local requirements and standards of regulatory bodies, includingbut not limited to, The Joint Commission, CMS and OSHA standards.Cross trains to cover multiple roles within department and/or other CHCO EDsand UCs (e.g. patient watches, covers breaks/shifts for AdministrativeProfessional roleCompletes, maintains and submits requisite reports and compliance measures.Orders, res