Palmdale Regional Medical Center serves the region by providing high quality medical services to residents of the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding communities. With the recent addition of the Rehabilitation Institute, the hospital features 184 licensed acute care beds as well as inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac services featuring a STEMI Receiving Center (heart attack) and a 35-bed 24-hour emergency department.
The Center for Wound Care provides treatment for people with chronic non-healing wounds. This comprehensive wound-healing service includes hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Palmdale Regional Medical Center is active in the community and regularly participates with the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, Chambers of Commerce and other civic and governmental groups. Palmdale Regional Medical Center believes in "Community Service Excellence" and supports nonprofit agencies such as the American Cancer Society, United Way, the Antelope Valley Boys and Girls Club and performing arts organizations.
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Essential Job Duties:
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT - Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, the EMT assists with the flow of patients through the ED areas to include Triage, ATU, ED, and Waiting Areas. Functions as a member of the health team in the role of a hospital based EMT who has a positive demeanor at all times and emulates service excellence.
The EMT is skilled with basic assessments skills, obtaining Vital Signs, 12-Lead EKG and RN, MD/PA/NP with setting up for procedures under their direction and observation. Knowledge of medical terminology & computer skills and able to assist with placing physician orders in the computer and documenting manual and computer documentation. Is a strong member of the ED Team and is self directed to improve customer satisfaction in the ED. Is a self-motivating individual, and maintains a courteous and professional attitude.
Work Experience: Minimum of one (1) year prior EMT experience in a health care setting within an Emergency Department preferred.
Excellent patient assessment skills, medical terminology, basic emergency skill set. Excellent typing ability, thorough computer skills; proper telephone and interpersonal skills.
Education: Must have completed an Emergency Medical Technician course and must be able to provide a Certificate of Completion.
Has worked in an Emergency Department utilizing Medical Terminology (or) has taken a Medical terminology course. Basic Computer skills needed.
License, Certification, or Registration required: Current BLS card, CPI within first 90 days of employment, and Phlebotomy certification (CPT).
This opportunity offers the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
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