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Emergency Medical Tech

Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

DetailsOpen Date 02/17/2022Requisition Number PRN29401BJob Title PS Emergency Medical TechWorking Title Emergency Medical TechJob Grade UGRFLSA Code NonexemptPatient Sensitive Job Code? YesStandard Hours per Week 40Full Time or Part Time? Full TimeShift DayWork Schedule SummaryWeekdays.The applicant may rotate out to Riverton on some Wednesdays.VP Area U of U Health - AcademicsDepartment 00902 - Pediatric Urology DevelopmentLocation CampusCity Salt Lake City, UTType of Recruitment External PostingPay Rate Range 16.00 - 21.00Close DateOpen Until Filled YesJob SummaryThis position performs basic emergency medical techniques in the care and treatment of patients under the supervision of a professional licensed staff member. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to state law.This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the work site if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms.ResponsibilitiesPrepares patients for examinations and diagnostic procedures according to departmental procedures.Obtains and records patient temperatures, pulse rates, blood pressure, weight and height measurements, review of medications, allergies, past medical history, and places patient on pulse oximetry and cardiac monitors as per department protocols, or as directed.Reports and records all observed or verbalized patient concerns and changes in condition to a member of the nursing or physician staff.Performs specialty skills and delegated procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed staff member.Performs delegated procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed staff member.Attends and completes mandatory department in-services and training.May clean and stock areas as needed.May perform POC testing by ambulatory clinic and physician orders, after specialized training.May work with manager/designee to reconcile unit charges.May assist in orienting new employees regarding the clerical functions of the unit.May schedule patient appointments.Minimum QualificationsCurrent EMT Certification in the State of Utah.Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire.This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinationsPreferencesType Benefited StaffSpecial Instructions SummaryAdditional InformationThe University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veterans status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:Director/ Title IX CoordinatorOffice of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)135 Park BuildingSalt Lake City, UT 84112801-581-8365oeo@utah.eduOnline reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.eduFor more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/To inquire about this posting, email:employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (URS). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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