Under direct supervision of the RN and as delegated by the physician provides patient
care in accordance with treatment plans. Participates in patient care activities. Communicates changes in
patient conditions within the scope of practice. Collaborates with the RN and other members of the
Education: High school diploma or GED certificate. Successful completion of Emergency Medical
Technician Basic (EMT-B) issued by the State of Colorado with twenty-hour Colorado State EMS
approved IV training class (to practice under the provisions of the Colorado Code of Regulations:
Rule 500, 3CCR-713-6) or EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic (EMT-P) with Colorado State certificate or
or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with LPN-IV Authority from the Colorado State Board of Nursing.
Experience: Typically, one year health care experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of Emergency Department practices. Knowledge of and
the ability to use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. Knowledge of
common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in maintaining
records and recording test results. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working
relationships with patients, employees, physicians and the public. Ability to maintain quality control
standards. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to interpret, adapt
and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly.
Certificate/License/Registration: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) healthcare provider card.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) issued by the State of Colorado with twenty-hour Colorado
State EMS approved IV training class (to practice under the provisions of the Colorado Code of
Regulations: Rule 500, 3CCR-713-6) or EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic (EMT-P) with Colorado
State certificate or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with LPN-IV authority from the Colorado State
Board of Nursing. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a
condition of continued employment.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 500-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 13 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, an off-site 100 bed non-medical detoxification unit and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $4 billion in care for the uninsured since 1991. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving thirty percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 160,000 individuals and 40% of Denver’s children.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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