Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Fountain City Physicians

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Responsibilities: Fountain City Familly Physicians is seeking an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), is responsible for assisting the physician(s) with the assessment and treatment of patient needs in the office/clinical setting. This is a Full time opportunity. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (List does not include all duties assigned) Performs procedures as requested such as phlebotomy, injections, EKGs, holter monitors, etc., (and, if certified, X-rays). Performs intravenous (IV) therapy, if needed. Escorts patients to exam rooms and prepares the patient for examination or procedure according to physician preferences. Exhibits sound clinical skills in assisting the physician(s) with procedures as well as administering medication and patient educations. Receives and returns phone calls regarding patient needs promptly utilizing sound clinical judgments. Maintains stocked, neat, and clean examination rooms and common work areas on a daily basis. Adheres to established policies and procedures including OSHA guidelines. Performs clerical duties necessary for the physician to see patients, contacts patients regarding test results and/or other relevant reasons as directed. Schedules office and outpatient appointments as appropriate with efficient use of clinical time slots. Pulls and prepares patient records for physician to treat patient, as needed. Performs duties assigned in a professional manner following established policies and procedures while exhibiting a courteous and cooperative manner to co-workers, management, and public. Performs all other duties assigned by supervisor, Site Manager, physician or Administrative staff. Maintains updated EMT credentials / certification. Actively participates in site-level Quality Improvement Activities. Each employee will contribute to the continual evaluation site performance as well as the implementation and measurement of improvement activities that increase the quality of care provided to patients. Maintains strictest confidentiality. Qualifications: Education: High School Diploma required, prefer additional vocational or college credits. Experience At least six months experience in a similar clinical setting preferred. Certification/License Current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license required. Chest and Extremity X-ray certification required for some positions. Overview: Summit Medical Group is East Tennesseexe2x80x99s largest primary care organization with more than 415 providers at 87 practice locations in 19 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, central laboratory, and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 370,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program. Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Pre-employment drug testing will occur prior to starting work and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.

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