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Emergency Medical Tech

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

**Emergency Medical Tech**

St Mary Medical Center - Long BeachLong Beach, California

**Requisition ID** 2022-243672 **Employment Type** PRN **Department** Emergency Services **Hours/Pay Period** 24 **Shift** Varies **Weekly Schedule** 12 hours **Remote** No **Category** Technician

**Overview**

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation's five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stmarymedical for more information.

**Responsibilities**

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides safe, competent, and professional care in accordance with the individual needs of all patients, family members, and fellow staff members. The EMT will maintain current certification in Basic Life Support. (BLS)

The EMT will abide by all hospital policies and procedures and will not perform any tasks that fall outside of his/her scope of practice. This position demonstrates competency in all tasks performed in the Emergency Services Department.

Uses or sets up the following equipment in accordance with manufacturer's operating instructions, including but not limited to:

+ Blood pressure measurement devices

+ Thermometers

+ Scales

+ Skin pressure relieving devices

+ Restraints

+ Dopplers

+ Oxygen administration devices

+ Suction devices (wall and portable)

+ Infusion pumps (set up only)

+ EKG machines

+ Pulse oximeters

+ Warming/cooling blankets

+ Autotransfusion devices (set up only)

+ Cardiac monitoring systems

SAFETY - Maintains a safe patient environment::

+ Puts side rails up

+ Ensures patient floor is clean/dry prior to patient ambulation

+ Maintains a neat and orderly patient environment

+ Monitors visitors/visitor control

+ Fall risk (side rails, wheelchair brakes, use of patient walker/cane, patient footwear)

+ Choking risk (listens for and responds to sounds of choking)

+ Reports safety concerns to charge nurse/Supervisor

+ Demonstrates self safety

**Qualifications**

**Minimum Requirements:**

+ Current EMT certification required

+ Minimum of 6 months experience as a pre-hospital Emergency Technician, EMT in a hospital or Paramedic.

+ Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

+ Medical Terminology background

+ Satisfactory completion of hospital orientation.

+ Minimum 18 years of age.

+ High School graduate or equivalent.

**Equal Opportunity**

CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to
a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,
ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected
by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,
pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)

CommonSpirit Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).
External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-Verify.

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Long Beach , Emergency Medical Tech, Other , Long Beach, California

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