Prime Healthcare


Facility Paradise Valley Hospital
US-CA-National City
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Per Diem


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.


  • Assists patients to undress and change into patient gown.
  • Make patient as comfortable as possible.
  • Assists patients to the bathroom
  • Obtains vital signs, weights on all pediatric patients, pulse oximetry and documents information on the patient record.
  • Places patient on cardiac monitor if necessary.
  • Places patient on non invasive blood pressure monitor if necessary.
  • Obtains medical record.
  • Notifies RN and / or Physician of patient’s condition.
  • Assists RN with ambulance runs in placement of patients in appropriate bed.
  • Helps to update family on progress of patient i.e. delays. Arranges patient’s family members to visit at appropriate times.
  • Performs CPR during codes.
  • Helps manage assaultive behavior patients and forensic patients.
  • Applies simple and complex dressings
  • Performs EKG’s, splinting and transports specimen to the Lab.
  • Assists RN in transportation of patients admitted to hospital.
  • Orders and stock special supplies as needed.
  • Follows EMTALA Regulations.
  • Assist with the training of new employees.
  • Ensures that all treatment rooms are stocked with supplies and ready for use.
  • Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1)
  • Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.


Education and Work Experience

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:


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