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Nurse – AMR Southwest

American Medical Response

This is a Contract position in Eloy, AZ posted May 24, 2019.

Position Summary: Functioning within the Registered Nurse scope of practice, as defined by the appropriate State Board of Nursing and in compliance with appropriate state Department of Health Standards; provides general and Advanced Life Support (ALS) medical care, treatment and transport to patients in both emergent and non-emergent settings.

Essential Functions: Operational Objectives Respond to calls in a timely manner based off Company protocols.

Meet and exceed Contractual response times.

Represent the Company by being courteous, professional, and a patient advocate.

Operate and drive an ambulance with regard to state and company safety policies.

Monitor communication equipment to maintain contact with Communications Center.

Comply with all protocols for treatment and transportation of the sick and injured as defined by the Company, local, and regional Medical Control.

Function within your scope of practice, independently and at an optimum level in a non-structured environment that is constantly changing.

Perform rapid, precise, practical mathematical calculations pertinent to the medications and supplies used in emergency patient care.

Demonstrate excellent clinical judgment, prioritize decisions and act quickly in the best interests of the patient.

Maintain and replenish vehicle, equipment and supplies as needed.

Maintain a clean, professional appearance while maintaining a courteous, professional, and ethical behavior while working cooperatively with other members of the health care system, co-workers, and the public.

Perform other duties as assigned including those specific to the local operation.

Take a leadership role.

Mentor EMTs, students, and new employees.

Regular attendance consistent with scheduled hours.

Willing to work overtime as needed.

Uses care and respect with all equipment and supplies.

Ability to accurately map to a designation.

Compliance Provide general medical care and treatment to patients in both emergent and non-emergent settings as defined by state and local regulatory agencies.

Ability to perform ALS functions, following protocols set forth by the State.

Neatly and accurately document pertinent patient information on all required forms/documents.

(Patient Care Records, Supplies, Medicare Signature Forms, and PCS forms) Turns in appropriate documents prior to leaving duty.

Maintain a safe and healthy workplace in accordance with all appropriate OSHA standards, company policies and local standard operating procedures.

Complies with and enforces all policies and procedures.

Training Ensure that all required Certifications are current and remain current.

Attend all Company required OSHA training, annual training, and all mandatory Company updates.

Complete the training in the allotted time the Company sets.

Maintain knowledge of job and medical field.

Keep current on training for new equipment, procedures, and techniques.

Must successfully complete the UMBC Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program within one year of hire.

Qualifications: Current CPR Pro certification card.

Current ACLS card.

Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals (PEPP) card or must aquire within six (6) months of hire.

Current state Driver’s License in good standing.

Satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s Driving Policy.

Excellent communication and customer service skills.

Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and medical agencies to provide the highest level of patient care.

Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence.

Other qualifications/certifications specific to the local operation and/or contract requirements.

Satisfactorily meet Company physical assessments/tests.

Physical Requirements Physical ability to perform all tasks required in the performance of typical Paramedic duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to bend/stoop, push, pull, lift, climb.

Occasionally: Work at heights.

Frequently: Lifting and carrying up to 150lbs Constantly: Hearing/listening, clear speech, legible handwriting.

Cognitive/Psychosocial Requirements Mental Requirements Occasionally: Analyzing, judgment.

Frequently: Memorization, perception/computation, problem solving, simple and complex math skills, reasoning.

Constantly: Ability to follow simple and complex written and verbal instructions.

Ability to read, speak, and understand English.

Stress Factors Occasionally: Fatigue, intense tasks Frequently: Repetitive tasks, high pressure.

Equipment Operated Occasionally: Computer Constantly: Ambulance, company owned cell phone, company owned communication equipment.

Working Conditions The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Occasionally: Inside for Special Events Frequently: Works around others, works alone, face-to face and verbal contact with others, inside, noise, extended day.

Constantly: Works with others, face-to-face and verbal contact with others, withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture.

The Company is a 365, 24/hr per day, 7 day per week operation.

Evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Closing Statement This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties.

Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.

EOE including Veterans and Disabled