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Paramedic - Lordsburg, NM

Lordsburg, NM 88045

Posted: 06/13/2019 Industry: Allied / Clinical Job Number: 80088

Loyal Source Government Services is currently hiring a Paramedic to provide the first point of medical contact  at a medical station  in Lordsburg, NM.

 

For more information, please contact Donald Bowles at 407-284-4364  or send a resume d.bowles@loyalsource.com. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must have either a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have and maintain current state Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic certification
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver' s license
  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and/or American Heart Association BCLS certification
  • Proficient in Spanish and English

 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Initiates and maintains compliance with facility  policies for accreditation.
  • Works within Scope of Practice and performs functions outlined in the Guidelines for the EMT-Paramedics. 
  • Work independently under a physician’ s supervision to render emergency services at facilities
  • Obtains medical histories and completes necessary paperwork on patients entering the facilities including vital signs. Any medical problems are referred to the Physician, and/or NP/PA.
  • Assists with medical appointments, emergencies and sick call to include taking vital signs and documenting patient' s medical complaints.
  • Perform daily inspections and inventories of emergency response supplies and equipment.
  • Ensure safety inspections are completed or recommended on all medical devices, as necessary.
  • Documents all patient contacts, followed by their signature and name stamp.
  • Ensures the medical provider’ s orders are implemented.
  • Coordinates health care needs of patients with other staff members.
  • Coordinates referrals to off-site providers as required.
  • Performs record keeping functions in accordance with program policies.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and privacy of medical records.
  • Assures a safe and clean working environment.
  • Assists with the disposal of biologically hazardous wastes on a regular basis.
  • Assists with maintenance of medical equipment and quality control of laboratory reagents.
  • Restocks clinic forms in medical provider’ s offices.
  • May assist in maintaining medical supply inventory to include, ordering and restocking supplies.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Knowledge Required:
  • Triage patients in a challenging environment where emergency services are limited.
  • Maintain patients until emergency services arrive.
  • Assists with non-invasive procedures.
  • Application of medical principles, clinical procedures, and techniques
  • Alertness and skill in providing care and reacting to emergency situations.
  • Interpersonal skills to develop a rapport with patients and co-workers during which instructional and educational information is presented.
  • Requirements on safety, infection control, quality assurance, maintenance of records of patients seen, statistical information gathering, etc.
  • Skill in collecting a variety of samples.
  • Supply requisition procedure and ability to complete requests for equipment repair and maintenance.

 

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