Intermediate Care Tech - Military Medics and Corpsmen Program
January 4, 2018
Candidate Must Be Referred by the Virginia Department of Veterans
As part of the healthcare team, the Intermediate Care Tech – Veterans performs technical clinical services related to the care, cleanliness, safety and comfort for patients of all ages. Provides quality services through a team-oriented, collaborative approach to patient care. This position is responsible for the support of would care and the mass blood transfusion process as well as draw blood, insert IV’s, behavioral and psychiatric situations, Foley insertion, cardiac monitoring, patient transportation, and assistance with bedside procedures. Assists nursing and Physicians with complex, specialized, and potentially life threatening procedures such as defibrillation, cardioversions, insertion of check drainage tubes, or initiation of mechanical ventilation. Will also assist during Code Blues and Rapid Responses. The incumbent must independently recognize life threatening situations and act to correct these according to established national and facility protocols.
The incumbent supports and assists with a wide range of patient conditions. The purpose of the work is to provide efficient support with patient care, patient handling, and patient transport in accordance with protocols. The work effects patient recovery and contributes to their physical and emotional well-being. May be required to support multiple nursing units. Work is performed in patient care environment and is often fast-paced, requiring use of prioritization skills. Interacts with unit staff, patients, physicians, families, visitors, management, ancillary departments, and the general public. Maintains patient, staff and customer confidentiality. If assigned to perform patient care tasks, must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span, possess the ability to recognize and report data reflective of the patient’s status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age and specific needs, and provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures. May be required to sit with patients on suicide precautions. May be exposed to infectious diseases, biohazardous and hazardous materials, including regulated medical wastes, and combative patients. Prolonged periods of sitting, visualizing computer screen and using keyboard. May be required to work at multiple Carilion facilities.
Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.
Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.
Education: High School Graduate or equivalent
Experience: Graduate of military emergency medical course. Must be a corpsmen, combat medic or air force medical technician with an honorable discharge in the last 12 months.
Licensure/Certification: BLS, ACLS, PALS within one year of hire
Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills required. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position. Must be organized and self motivated.
Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:
CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.
Courage: Doing what’s right for our patients without question.
Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.
Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.
Curiosity: Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.
Requisition Number:15489 Employment Status: Full time Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Shift: Day/Night Shift Details: Rotating Day & Night shifts and every other weekend requirements Recruiter: JAMIE S RATLIFF Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4139 Recruiter Email: email@example.com
ABOUT CARILION: As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve.
Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Va. Through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services, we work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million Virginians. With an enduring commitment to the health of our region, we also seek to advance care through medical education and research, help our community stay healthy, and inspire our region to grow stronger.