Emergency Medical Technician
Mile Square Urgent Care Clinic
Hours Per Week:
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System-Mile Square Urgent Square Care Clinicis seeking three part-time (50%) Emergency Medical Technicians to join their team. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse/Physician, the EMT administers direct patient care and performs a variety of clinical and clerical services in support of department operations. The Emergency Medical Technician recognizes the needs and behaviors of newborns to geriatric patients and utilizes knowledge in planning and interventions.
The work schedule for this position will be from 12:00pm to 8:00pm every other weekend, with rotating shifts.
Direct Patient Care Tasks:
Assists nursing/medical staff with tasks related to preliminary assessment, education, and documentation of patient condition and the presenting health complaint including: Obtaining vital signs, Obtaining pertinent health information, Administration of specialized tests as ordered (i.e.: EKG, Visual Acuity, POCT), Informing patient of test preparations and directions to diagnostic/treatment areas.
Assists medical/nursing staff with tasks related to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures appropriate to experience, training and skill level including: wound care, splint application, application of oxygen, application of cardiac monitor and performance of 12-lead EKGs
Responds to patient inquiries (both in person and by telephone) and relays information to the appropriate clinical staff based on the nature of the inquiry.
Transports or accompanies patients as directed.
Assists patients/families to reduce or manage stress and facilitates adaptive coping mechanisms.
Provides care that demonstrates ethical beliefs and respect for patient rights.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Indirect Patient Care Tasks:
Performs collection and processes patient specimens.
Performs CQI activities (i.e.: POCT quality controls, QA audits)
Maintains patient care environment in compliance with safety and infection control requirements including but not limited to monitoring usage of linen and supplies, disposal of soiled and used patient care supplies, sterilization of equipment.
Manages supplies and linens
Supports the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System (UIHHSS) and Mile Square Health Center.
Utilizes established communication channels to resolve work related problems.
Takes initiative in decision making for supply management or patient care related issues.
Ensures that the environment is clean, attractive, safe, and free from hazards for patients, staff, and visitors.
Understands and demonstrates principles of UIHHSS values.
Works cooperatively with patients, coworkers, clinical staff and managers.
Acts as change agent assisting nursing staff to achieve unit goals
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Valid State of Illinois licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic
Valid State of Illinois driver's license for the type(s) of emergency medical service vehicle(s) to be operated
Valid High School Diploma
Knowledge of cardiac-pulmonary resuscitation
Documents Must be uploaded within the documents secton of application:
Current and valid EMT Licensure,
High School Diploma/Transcripts and/or GED Equivalent,
Current and Valid Drivers license
Current and Valid CPR Certification
To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the Apply for Position button below.
If a degree or college coursework is required, you must provide official transcripts.
Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" page on the Civil Service Employment Application (page 4). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.
Documentation of high school completion (official transcripts, copy of diploma or GED certificate) may be required in order to be eligible for this position within the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.
If your educational institution doesn't provide electronic transcripts, they must mail the transcripts to:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Recruitment and Staffing
Human Resources Building Room 109
715 S. Wood Street M/C 862
Chicago IL 60612
Attn: H86872 - Emergency Medical Technician
When completing your online application, please be sure to provide your full work history with detailed information about your job knowledge and specific duties and responsibilities, as your qualifications for any Civil Service position will be primarily determined based on what is contained in the application. Dates of employment and if employed on a full or part time basis (including number of hours per week) must be indicated for each position held. Additional consideration will be given to supporting documentation i.e. resume, transcripts, licenses, and certifications so please be sure to attach all applicable documents.
If an application and all applicable forms, transcripts, and supporting documents are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered for this position and will be denied.
For fullest consideration, the above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than Friday, October 19, 2018.
We appreciate your interest in employment at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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