Prime Healthcare

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Facility Paradise Valley Hospital
Location
US-CA-National City
ID
2022-103522
Category
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Variable
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! Paradise Valley Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

Paradise Valley Hospital is the South Bay’s oldest hospital, the second oldest hospital in all of San Diego County, and the largest employer in National City. For more than 100 years, Paradise Valley Hospital has served San Diego faithfully, proud of our heritage and providing numerous programs and services to meet the changing needs of our community. Our 291-bed, acute care hospital features the San Diego Spine & Joint Center, a highly credentialed acute rehabilitation center, our Paradise Health & Senior Center, a fully equipped and modern cardiac catheterization lab, and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient surgical services, and 24-hour emergency services.

In addition to our healthcare services, we offer comprehensive behavioral health services on the hospital campus and Bayview campus in Chula Vista. Services include psychiatric continuum of care for adult patients, inpatient services, and intensive outpatient services. Learn more at https://www.paradisevalleyhospital.net/.

Responsibilities

Emergency Medical Technician is responsible for the assessment and basic management of medical, trauma and environmental emergencies under the supervision of the staff nurse and / or physician. Assists with patient care based on individual patient needs within the scope of practice; Assists in maintenance of a safe environment and performs under the direction and supervision of the ED Registered Nurse or Charge Nurse. 

Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for new hires effective April 2014.
  2. Basic EMT Training or E.R. experience required.
  3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  4. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within six (6) months of hire and maintain current.

 

Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):

  1. Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
  2. Current PALS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Certified/Licensed EMT by the state certifying agency/entity required

 We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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