Centura Health Emergency Department Tech in Pueblo, Colorado

With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 125737_

_Recruiter Contact: Theresa Manous/ theresamanous@centura.org_

_Clinic/Department:_* 7221 SMC EMERGENCY ROOM*


_Schedule: Per Request Needed_


_Position Summary:_

The Emergency Department EMT functions as an integral member of the Emergency Department Team to assist in the provision of quality care to patients presenting to the ED. The ED EMT works under the direction of the RN. The scope of responsibilities include: Establishing intravenous lines, drawing blood for lab testing, obtain EKG, point of care testing, wound irrigation, splinting and casting of fractures per the direction of the physician, suture removal, hang IV fluids without medications after confirmation by the RN, stocking of rooms in the ED, cleaning exam rooms, data collection related to patient care, administering and assisting with treatments and procedures, communicating patient responses of the care provided to the RN. Under no circumstances may the ED EMT delegate tasks or supervise other members of the health team. The ED EMT tech will assume personal accountability for organizational mission, core, and SHARE values.

_Position Essential Functions:_

Organizational Standards - 10%

Professional Growth/Accountability - 10%

Environmental of Care - 10%

Documentation - 10%

Clinical Practice - 60%


High School Diploma or GED


EMT B, B+, or EMT I certification in the state of Colorado; National Certification preferred; in addition, must be IV certified.

Current BLS from American Heart Association required


Dysrhythmia recognition preferred

_Physical Requirements:_

XX Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.