Dignity Health

Emergency Medical Specialist

Job ID
2017-35228
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
12
Facility
Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Shift
Night
NORTHRIDGE
CA
Standard Hours
7p-7a

Overview

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.  As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers.  Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.

Responsibilities

Emergency Medical Specialist - ER Department
Northridge Hospital Medical Center
 
The Emergency Department at Northridge Hospital Medical Center is actively seeking individuals who demonstrate excellence. All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization.  The EMT is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner with respect and dignity. Under direct supervision of licensed personnel, the EMERGENCY MEDICAL SPECIALIST assists the Emergency Department registered nurses and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team with routine activities of the Emergency Department in accordance with individual patient needs.
 
 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: 
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Previous emergency care technician experience required
  • CA phlebotomy certification required at time of hire
  • Current EMT certification at time of hire, BLS card required
  • 1 year of experience in acute care environment preferred

This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement

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