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Sanford Health Emergency Medical Responder - PRN | Canby Ambulance in Canby, Minnesota

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Facility: Canby Medical Center
Location: Canby, MN
Address: 112 St Olaf Ave S, Canby, MN 56220, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

Responsible for the delivery of emergency patient care. Competent in trauma and medical situations, both pre-hospital and in the clinical setting. Possess a basic knowledge and the necessary skills to provide lifesaving interventions while awaiting additional emergency medical services (EMS) response. May need to assist additional EMS Responders at the scene and/or during transport. Under supervision, help administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured individuals in a prehospital setting. Assist with monitor of patient progress or responses to treatments. Interact with patients to build a rapport and

provide emotional support. Include helping to minimize secondary injury and comfort to the patient and family while awaiting additional EMS Responders to arrive. Assist with immobilizing the patient using a backboard or other spinal immobilization device to prepare for transport.

Ensure ambulance is clean and washed and kept in a neat orderly condition. After each call, restock and replace used linens, blankets and other supplies, cleans all equipment following appropriate disinfecting procedures, checks of all equipment so that the ambulance is ready for the next run and maintains ambulance in efficient operating condition.

Physical activities include, but not limited, considerable use of arms and legs and moving of whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling materials. Ability to drive mobile intensive care unit to specified location,

following instructions from emergency medical dispatcher.

Attend training classes to maintain certification licensure, keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existingknowledge.

Qualifications

-Speaks/writes using correct language, mechanics, and gestures.

-Utilizes accepted procedures for problem analysis and resolution.

-Identifies the legal limitations and implications of carrying out emergency procedures.

-Identifies common illnesses and injuries seen as emergencies and their symptoms and treatments.

-Applies performance measures to everyday work, not just for the annual review.

-Describes listening techniques such as paying attention and confirming understanding.

-Seeks guidance in detecting and addressing priority conflicts.

-Understands the importance of documenting patient health information.

-Identifies importance of communication and patient response and reaction.

-Describes the role and value of a coach.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Emergency Medical Services
Req Number: R-34087
Featured: No