Carondelet St. Maryï¿½s Hospital (located at 1601 W. St. Maryï¿½s Road, Tucson, AZ 85745) is recognized as a destination hospital for the most modern and minimally-invasive heart and vascular surgery, advanced stroke care, unique and personalized cancer treatment, and emergency care. Established in 1880, St. Maryï¿½s Hospital is Southern Arizonaï¿½s longest continually operating hospital. It is home to the Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute and The Carondelet Breast Center and is recognized as a destination hospital for the most modern and minimally invasive heart and vascular surgery, advanced stroke and emergency care. St. Maryï¿½s offers every patient individualized care, personal attention by compassionate caregivers and some of the finest physicians and surgeons available.
When you join Carondeletï¿½s Community Built on Care, our family of nurses, doctors, staff and healthcare specialists are dedicated to providing expert, compassionate care for all the families of Southern Arizona and the surrounding communities. Weï¿½ve been caring for you and your loved ones for more than 135 years ï¿½ right here, in this great community of ours. So this is our home too. Caring, nurturing and helping heal friends, loved ones and neighbors of Southern Arizona is our passion, and weï¿½re honored to have the opportunity to serve you. From emergency services and heart care to orthopedics, advanced stroke treatment and more, weï¿½re focused on providing you with expert care combined with a healthy dose of attentiveness and kindness. Carondelet Health Network. A community built on care.
Paramedics function under the clinical authority and medical direction of the Emergency Department Medical Director or emergency physician designee to provide care for emergency center patients. CHN employed paramedics report to the Clinical Lead operationally on a day to day basis and they report through the chain of command to the department director or manager. Note specific to Holy Cross Hospital: At CHC, CHN employed paramedics report to the charge nurse operationally on a day to day basis, and they report through the chain of command to the department director or manager.
Performs urgent and emergent care procedures including EKGs, wound care, vital sign monitoring, medication administration, IV initiation and codes. Monitors patient condition and performs data collection. Communicates findings and patient condition to primary Registered Nurse (RN). Maintains accurate documentation in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. Assists with the mobilization, ambulation and transport of patients. Performs basic care appropriately within the paramedic scope of practice including phlebotomy, splinting, and maintenance of spinal precautions. Starts peripheral intravenous lines, including external jugular lines, starts IOs, initiates infusion, and maintains and adjusts fluid administration per physician order. Performs invasive and non-invasive airway management within the paramedic scope of practice examples: oxygen administration, tracheal suctioning, assisted ventilation, positioning, end-tidal CO2 and pulseï¿½ox monitoring. Additionally, monitoring the infusion of blood and blood products for rate and patient response. Assists in all aspects with obstetric emergencies. Only under the direction of a Physician will endotracheal intubation be performed. Performs cardiovascular monitoring and management within the paramedic scope of practice. Evaluates acuity level of patients and insures appropriate matching of patients care needs to unit and hospital resources. Performs primary and secondary assessments of patients and reports critical changes. In addition, complies with paramedic practices outlined by Article 5, administrative direction (ARS 36-2201).
Certification Required: AZ State Certified Emergency Paramedic. Certification Required: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.)
Required: One (1) year of paramedic experience. Must be able to work variable shifts, holidays and/or weekends. Must be able to take call rotation when required. Must be able to perform all duties, including lifting and transferring, using proper body mechanics.
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Nights
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Internal Number: 2105000698
About Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.