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Paramedic Critical Care / Transport

Company: CareerLink
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Full Time Nights
7P - 7A; 36 hour/week with weekend rotation
Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Critical Care Paramedic- Transport team to provide high quality, individualized, family centered care to pediatric patients ranging from extreme prematurity through adolescence in the critical care transport environment. Care and transport of the critically ill patient is supported through the use of the Paramedic scope of practice in accordance with the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) standards and hospital policies and procedures. Varied schedules to include weekend and holiday patterns
Conducts individualized age-specific patient/family assessments according to defined paramedic standards, or protocols. (Individualized refers to the patient s developmental, cognitive, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, and educational/family influences and physical/medical care needs.)
Initial Assessment:
Collects and documents data related to patient s individualized care.
Demonstrates age-specific competency in assessment of patients by the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient needs, knowledge of growth and development, and understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients.
Assesses patient/family need for education and uses an individualized approach in delivery style.
Assess and interprets patient data upon arrival at the referring hospital.
Reassessment :
Performs reassessment based on unit standards, protocols and changes in patient condition. Communicates changes to appropriate persons (RN, NNP, MCP, family) as indicated.
Performs reassessments on transports after interventions and as needed. Communicates changes to transport RN, NNP or medical control physician (MCP).
Adheres to individualized patient/family plan of care to meet identified needs. (Plan of Care includes current and anticipated actions focused on stabilization, care, and transport needs).
Utilizes assessment data from the referral hospital or team as well as transport assessment data to individualize patient care and transport needs.
Utilizes individualized assessment data to develop the patient/family s plan of care.
Revises plan of care based on patient s condition and transport conditions (weather, distance, mode.)
Demonstrates ability to prioritize patient interventions based on assessments/reassessments.
While on transport, develops and initiates a plan of care incorporating current and potential problems requiring intervention, expected response and the medical plan of care in collaboration with the transport RN, transport NNP and/or the MCP. Communicates the plan to the receiving nurse prior to arrival at Children s Hospital or receiving facility.
Implements and evaluates actions in accordance with the individualized patient/family plan of care and patient condition/needs.
Incorporates critical thinking into the delivery of clinical skills and in analyzing patient response to orders, tests, labs, medications, and treatments.
Demonstrates clinical competence in administering interventions according to identified standards and age specific needs.
During the transport process

Keywords: CareerLink, Omaha , Paramedic Critical Care / Transport, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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