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Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Team Lead Ambulance Transp PRN opening with Portsmouth Regional Hospital today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.
Portsmouth Regional Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
We are seeking a(an) Team Lead Ambulance Transp PRN for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!
The Shift Supervisor’s (SS) primary responsibility is responding to Intra/Inter-Facility Transports. The SS functions within the Emergency Department as a team with the Physicians, Registered Nurses (RN) and Physicians Assistants (PA). The SS will to adhere to the Hospital's Standards of Patient Care to deliver safe, quality patient care in the Inter/Intra-Facility and Emergency Department settings. The SS performs all treatments and procedures within the scope of SS practice and as outlined in the Standards Manual, Protocols, Policies and Procedures and Practice Guidelines. Confirm that EMS shift is caught up on all essential duties, and identify opportunities for Performance Improvement, and Quality Improvement. Be a liaison to leadership, and all entities involved in patient care, and coordination of patient transfers.
This employee is expected to deliver patient care in a manner that is appropriate to patient's age, physical ability, and intellectual development. The SS must demonstrate proficiency in assessment and treatment, and the ability to adapt care to meet the needs of neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.
The Shift Supervisor must be able to be carry out the following functions with or without reasonable accommodation:
1. Respond to Ambulance Requests
l Assist with administrative duties such as payroll, training, employee engagement, and compliance
l Will be required to drive a motor vehicle in the course of these duties; must adhere to the Driver/ Fleet Safety Policy and EMS policies on vehicle operations.
l Operate the ambulance in a manner that is safe and effective, keeping crew, public, patient and equipment safety in mind.
l Provide for adequate ambulance coverage for the community to include communicating with the Charge/Supervisor, or dispatch, to facilitate coverage of all requests.
l Maintains the ambulances in a continuing state of readiness to include maintaining a clean vehicle that is properly stocked and performing a complete inspection of all engine and vehicle systems.
l Knowledge of the geography served and surrounding communities.
l Complete all TEMSIS reports, billing documents and appropriate charges for ambulance requests within 24 hours, or in cases involving critical care, 4 hours.
2. Assessment of Emergency and Non-Emergency Patients to Scope of Care
l Interviews patients and caregiver/family on presentation to obtain a bio-psycho-social history relevant to reason for presentation.
l Examines the patient's physical status.
l Reviews all test results including EKG, lab, and x-ray for ongoing assessment and reporting to physicians.
l Reassesses patient status at established time frames.
l Completes all required documentation in both EMS Charts and MediTech.
l Communicates patient needs/assessment to physicians and interdepartmental services involved in the patient's care.
l Ensures thorough, accurate documentation of relevant data obtained during the assessment process.
l Conducts rounding in the Emergency Department when not engaged in other activities.
l Ensures sensitivity towards patients and caregiver/family by eliciting patient's physical and emotional concerns, being a receptive listener, and providing an environment conducive to interviewing and the delivery of care.
3. Planning of Care
l Develops an emergency care plan, in the prehospital setting, that is individualized to patient needs, strengths and weaknesses and according to written protocol and Medical Control.
l In conjunction with other HCPs, coordinates the in-hospital interdisciplinary plan of care.
l Facilitates the patient and caregiver/family participation in the planning and delivery of care.
4. Implementation of Plan
l Acknowledges, coordinates and implements physician orders.
l Administers medications in accordance with State and hospital policy and monitors for desired, side or adverse effects.
l Implements the plan of care, monitoring for effectiveness in a team format. The SS must report to the RN patient condition and status of treatment plan prior to leaving for an ambulance call.
l Assists the physician and other healthcare providers in administering treatments and procedures.
l Applies behavior and supportive therapy approaches with individuals and groups to accomplish goals and facilitate the delivery of care.
5. Evaluating Plan of Care
l Reviews and updates treatment plans in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the patient and the family.
6. Accepts patient or room assignments in coordination with and as directed by the charge nurse.
7. Maintains a safe therapeutic environment for patients, families, staff, and corrects hazards promptly. Adheres to hospital safety policy and procedure.
8. Documents all pertinent information on the patient's medical record and patient care report in an accurate, detailed manner adhering to procedures for charting. Completes documentation in a timely manner
9. Participates actively in department meetings; ensuring attendance at a minimum of 50% of scheduled meetings.
10. Supports Department's customer service efforts. Provides service excellence to patients and their families, medical staff, peers, support services and other hospital personnel. Provides immediate and satisfactory problem resolution for valid customer complaints or refers complex customer service problems to the Director of EMS.
11. Demonstrates knowledge of, and support for, hospital Mission and Values Statement, department goals and objectives. Assists in the formation and accomplishment of unit goals and objectives.
12. Develops and maintains professional relationship with physicians, peers, nursing, physician's assistants, patients and their families, and medical support services.
13. Follows the principles of infection control as outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manual.
14. Participates in the department's Performance Improvement program by collaborating with the department's PI representative in developing and implementing effective PI programs.
15. Demonstrates ability to provide care, which meets the physical, psychological and emotional, needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geri
1. Participates in hospital/unit committees.
2. Performs other duties as needed or as judgment dictates.
l Graduate of an EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic program.
l Current licensure as an EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic in the State of New Hampshire.
l Current CPR certification at the healthcare provider level.
l Valid Driver's license free from restrictions and insurable by hospital insurance company.
l A Department of Motor Vehicle Driving History Release must be submitted prior to employment and annually must be in and remain in compliance with Portsmouth Regional Hospital Driver/Fleet Safety Policy.
l Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-stress work environment.
l Ability to maintain customer focused interpersonal communication skills and patient confidentiality.
l BCLS, ACLS and PALS certification required to level of care
Will be exposed to contagious diseases. Must be able to wear protective equipment.
Must be able to perform the following physical activities with or without the aid of mechanical devices or a combination of skills that will result in the safe performance of the job
Portsmouth Regional Hospital has provided quality healthcare services since 1882. We give patient's access to trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 275+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities. We serve the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast. We are one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. As part of HCA Healthcare, Portsmouth achieves high honors for quality patient care. We hold several prestigious accreditations. These include accreditation as a Chest Pain Center with PCI from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, The Joint Commission's recognition as one of the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ and accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center.
At Portsmouth Regional Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.
HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Team Lead Ambulance Transp PRN opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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