Assist with specified nursing and technician functions as assigned, under the direction of a registered nurse or a physician.
Prior experience as an emergency medical technician and/or hospital attendant required. Must be knowledgeable in aseptic technique and IV/subcutaneous/intramuscular medications. Must have an understanding of standard techniques used in providing personal services for patients and in caring for equipment and supplies. For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable. Department orientation and special training will be provided.
Minimum Education: Must be a graduate of an approved paramedic program. Licensure Requirements: Must be currently licensed as a paramedic with the State of Tennessee. Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) for CPR, ACLS & PALS Physical Requirements: Type
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