Tandem Hospital Partners

  • Paramedic (S. Olathe - Days)

    Job Locations US-KS-Olathe
    Job ID
    2018-1309
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Hospital Operations
    Name
    South Olathe, KS
  • Overview

    Saint Luke 

     

     

     

    Saint Luke’s Community Hospital provides a modern approach to personalized, high quality, compassionate care.  With neighborhood locations throughout the greater Kansas City area, specializing in 24/7 emergency services and inpatient stays, this leading-edge hospital concept provides greater access to patient care, while drawing on the breadth and expertise of the Saint Luke’s integrated health network. After listening to and engaging our communities, Saint Luke’s is pleased to offer its patients an exceptional patient experience, with convenient locations, short wait times, skilled patient care from board-certified physicians and experienced nurses, as well as dedicated lab, imaging and pharmacy services.

     

    Saint Luke’s has engaged Tandem Hospital Partners (THP) to provide management services to staff and grow Saint Luke’s Community Hospital.

     

    As an employee of THP you have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, new model of healthcare that allows you to use your paramedic skills to the fullest, in a hospital environment with a collaborative patient care team.   You will experience a work environment that includes the best of both worlds, a new innovative healthcare hospital model, while also working in partnership with and representing the most reputable, recognized, and award-winning hospital brands in the United States.  From excellent benefit plans to a family and service-oriented company culture, THP offers its employees a rewarding and motivating career with work-life balance, continuing education, and career growth opportunities.

     

     

    Job Opportunity – PARAMEDIC (Days, 7a-7p)

    An exceptional opportunity for a qualified, motivated and committed Paramedic to deliver the highest quality holistic patient care resulting in the best healthcare outcomes and extraordinary patient satisfaction scores in a highly collaborative team model.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:

    • Provides patient care under the direction of a physician and registered nurse.
    • Upholds the values and mission of the Company.
    • Assures safe care at all times and upholds the commitment to care for each patient as a sacred trust.
    • Obtains/records vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, and weight).  Updates vital signs per established routines.
    • Monitors patient’s respiratory status and initiates oxygen therapy and treatments per protocol and as ordered by physician. Performs oral, nasal and ET tube suctioning.
    • In resuscitative situations, performs duties as ordered under the direction and supervision of a physician, to include: administration of approved medications and appropriate documentation in the patient’s medical record.
    • Performs additional skills which may include, but not limited to: phlebotomy, IV and interosseous initiation and maintenance, medication administration, intubation, and maintenance, 12- lead ECG, waived laboratory testing per unit competency.
    • Initiates cardiac monitoring; demonstrates ability to detect dysrhythmias and notifies registered nurse/physician.
    • Administers approved medications as ordered by the provider/designee. 
    • Demonstrates continued competence in caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing developmental perspective.
    • Applies orthopedic appliances including but not limited to: extremity splinting, clavicular, straps, cervical collars, ace wraps, ankle air splints, knee immobilizers, slings, and simple splints.
    • Sizes crutches and teaches crutch walking.
    • Assists in C-spine stabilization/immobilization, placing patient on backboard while maintaining cervical alignment.
    • Assists in monitoring patients receiving sedation.
    • Demonstrates safe operation of physiologic monitoring equipment, appliances and equipment found hospitals and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.
    • Assists in application/removal of restraints as needed.
    • Seeks consultation/collaboration for complex issues or when unsure, utilizing resources appropriately.
    • Assist in providing basic bedside care and administer treatments under the direct supervision of the physician or RN, anticipating customer needs and responding accordingly as evidenced by satisfaction surveys and individual reports.
    • Assists in initiating care to stabilize patient and assist in managing life support needs by collaborating with physician and clinical staff.
    • Accurately and concisely documents services provided within the medical record in a thorough, timely manner.
    • Utilizes appropriate knowledge and documented competency in aseptic technique, universal precautions, and infection control.
    • Reports adverse treatments or medications in accordance with current policies and procedures.
    • Collects laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with COLA and CLIA regulations and established policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates ability to perform laboratory quality controls and assessments, and routine daily, weekly, monthly and periodic maintenance and function according to Laboratory Policy and Procedure.
    • Maintains confidentiality of all hospital and patient information as required by facility policy and HIPPA laws.
    • Ensures proper supplies, appropriate medical equipment and medications are available for patient care and par levels meet facility needs.
    • Prepares patient meals.
    • Maintains clean work area, facility, equipment and breakroom.
    • Maintains dress and appearance according to policy.
    • Attends and participates in all applicable facility meetings, training and development workshops.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Paramedic with 1+ year experience required.
    • 3+ years Paramedic experience preferred.
    • Paramedic Licensure in good standing in the state of Kansas.
    • Current BLS and ACLS required.
    • Current Pediatric Life Support (PALS) preferred.
    • Fluent in English, both written and oral.
    • Experience using Electronic Medical Record preferred.
    • Commitment to the highest ideals of the nursing profession in caring for patients.
    • Collaborative teamwork skills within an interdisciplinary group focused on patient care.
    • Demonstrates expertise in emergent and non-emergent patient care across the lifespan continuum.

     

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
    • Exhibits strong decision-making skills.
    • Displays excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to perform while under stress.
    • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
    • Ability to document accurately and concisely.
    • Ability to follow hospital policies, goals and procedures.
    • Ability to recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions.

     

    Location:

    S. Olathe, Kansas

     

    Shift(s) Available:

    Fulltime  - Day Shift (7a-7p)

               

     

    Eligibility Requirements:

    If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States, and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

     

    THP strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. THP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, Veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

     

    About THP

    THP partners with leading hospital systems across the U.S. to build and manage state-licensed, CMS-accredited, acute care hospitals.  Tandem’s strong clinical, retail, and hospital industry experience establishes us as the preferred partner in this emerging industry segment with the most experienced, collaborative, values-driven leadership team in the space.  By partnering with Tandem, hospitals are able to accommodate the growing demand for health care services, resulting in more convenient access to high quality, patient-centric emergency and inpatient care for the communities they serve.

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