The Emergency Department Partner (EDP) brings to this position their licensed knowledge to include cognitive decision making abilities, psychomotor skills, and moral ethical behaviors. As an integral member of the Emergency Department patient care team, the EDP will understand and integrate into the delivery of patient care the needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients in regards to their growth and development process.
Essential Job Functions:
The EDP will perform job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.
Airway & Breathing
Deformity & Disability
Environment of Care
Patient & Family Transport
Communication & Documentation
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Certification/Licensure: Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-P. Employee must submit a letter of good standing from an Illinois Department of Public Health IDPH approved EMS system. Within the first year of employment Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), certifications must be obtained. Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professional (PEPP), Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP/NALS), Pediatric Pre-hospital Basic or Advanced Trauma Life Support (BTLS/PHTLS) are recommended.
Provides a safe, non-threatening environment for patients and their families. Demonstrates ability to handle multiple tasks without disruption of patient care. Collaborates with team members and
allied professionals in the interest of patient care.
Recognizes own assets and limitations, participates in self-evaluation, and is accountable for professionalism.
Effectively communicates with patient/families, physicians and hospital staff. Observes principle of privileged communication.
Demonstrates a thorough understanding and work knowledge of all equipment necessary to perform job functions. Willingly/independently accepts additional responsibilities. Anticipate alteration in the environment, which may impair safety.