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Memphis Supv/Pedi-Flite Base Job

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Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

Responsible for patient care outcomes through the coordinated delivery protocols for areas of responsibility. With guidance from the Transport Services Manager or Director, deploys priorities for clinical quality, service and Associate development and retention. Assists transport team members with the coordination of safely transporting assigned patients. Responsible for assuring the general upkeep of the physical facilities and patient care equipment. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Nursing, Respiratory, or Healthcare related field from an accredited program.

All Associates entering this job must have three (3) years’ experience in a transport service or three (3) years of leadership experience in an acute care setting.

Licensed to practice in Tennessee or compact license for nursing candidates.

Nurse:

Tennessee EMT licenses within 1 year of start date:

-TNCC

-RN-EMT

-CCRN (or equivalent nationally certified), CEN, CPEN, and CFN or C-NPT

 

Non-Nursing candidates must obtain licenses in Arkansas and Mississippi within 6 months of hire date.

 

Paramedic Candidates must be a licensed TN Critical Care Paramedic or have FP-C

 

RRT:

Achieve the NPS or NCCT credential within one year of hire, and maintain this credential.

 

BLS Certification

Must have acceptable motor vehicle record and insurability.

All Associates in this position must have the following within 6 months of start date:

-PALS, ACLS, TNCC (or approved equivalent), NRP, CRM & STABLE without prompting.

- Mississippi EMS Driver certification

- Valid class D driver’s license with F endorsement from the state of Tennessee. (Only applies to Tennessee residents.)

PREFERRED:

N/A

Neonatal and Pediatric Transport experience or Air Ambulance Service.

N/A

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, Respiratory Therapist and Paramedic candidates may possess an Associate’s Degree and six (6) years of relevant clinical experience.

N/A

N/A

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Demonstrated a commitment to Learning Excellence through professional development and clinical expertise.
  • Clinical expertise appropriate to the specialty.
  • Communication and delegation skills are essential.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in leadership potential.
  • Demonstrated Role Clarity through professional competence, expertise, and knowledge, and supports the MLH guiding values.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Supervises Associates, providing on-site coaching, scheduling, education, and staff assignments, and conducts performance evaluation in collaboration with the Managers. Ensures continued readiness regarding accreditation and regulatory requirements.
  • Provides Practice Excellence through specialized patient assessment, care, evaluation and education to patients and families in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Promotes evidence-based practice by using research to develop, implement and evaluate process standards, such as plans of care, protocols and guidelines; Ensuring Leadership Excellence in clinical practice area.
  • Promotes Cultural Excellence with recognition and appreciation for cultural, ethnic, and generational diversity.
  • Performs chart reviews, ensuring appropriate patient care and continued focus on quality of care by team members and assists with emergencies, and supports staff in direct care activities.
  • Collaborates with support departments to get services to patients or to the unit, in charge of supplies and logistics for assigned base and responsible for community outreach and public relations within base geographical area.
  • Supports flow of information and communications including interdisciplinary information and communications from Leadership to Associates and from Associates to Leadership.
  • Delegates tasks appropriately and within licensure requirements. Ensures assigned base schedule is complete and published and all team members implement a collaborative plan of care.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergent situations.


Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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