Senior PCT - Port Room (Paramedic Required, Mon - Fri, 6:30a - 3:30p)
Job posting number: #7198762 (Ref:JR-11846)
Posted: December 6, 2023
Salary / Pay Rate: $18.94 - $29.28 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Paramedic I (Port Room)
Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.
As a successful candidate, you will:
Assumes responsibility and accountability for phlebotomy inclusive of port access, starting intravenous lines, obtaining samples for lab tests as appropriate, assisting the department clinical stakeholders. Environmental duties and other tasks as assigned by supervisor and/or departmental expectations.
Ensures accurate and timely reporting of patient needs.
Collects vital signs, intake and output, pain levels and other assigned patient information. Reports to the registered nurse any change in patient status, patient behavior, or unusual findings of data or incidents that might have occurred.
Documents accurately in the medical record the care that was delivered, activities completed, and other data that is collected for the patient. Performs lab draws per hospital policy in various departments.
Initiates and discontinues IV and/or port access/de-access using aseptic technique in accordance with established competencies.
Maintains clean and orderly patient rooms and unit. Keeps unit, nurse servers, and nutrition room adequately stocked with supplies. May transport patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed from a nursing floor/patient care or other departments.
Provides support to nursing staff and other clinical personnel in the daily activities of the unit and during emergency situations. Reports any information regarding patient status or activities to the licensed nurse.
This position is Full-time Monday - Friday 6:30am - 3:30pm; No Weekends
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or equivalent.
1 year experience preferred
State of Georgia Paramedic license required.
PCT certification or CNA license desirable.
Current BLS, ACLS and CPR required.
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $18.94 - $29.28 / hour
The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.