Intermediate Care Tech - Military Medics and Corpsmen (MMAC) Program

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Important Note: Candidate Must Be Referred by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services - Military Medics and Corpsmen Program (MMAC)
 

Do not apply to this positon if you have not applied to MMAC first. Visit: https://www.dvs.virginia.gov/education-employment/military-medics-corpsmen-mmac-program


As part of the healthcare team, the Intermediate Care Tech – Military Medics and Corpsmen Program performs technical clinical services related to the care, cleanliness, safety and comfort for patients of all ages. Provides quality services through a team-oriented, collaborative approach to patient care. This position is responsible for the support of wound care and the mass blood transfusion process as well as draw blood, insert IV’s, behavioral and psychiatric situations, Foley insertion, cardiac monitoring, patient transportation, and assistance with bedside procedures. Assists nursing and Physicians with complex, specialized, and potentially life threatening procedures such as defibrillation, cardioversions, insertion of check drainage tubes, or initiation of mechanical ventilation. Will also assist during Code Blues and Rapid Responses. The incumbent must independently recognize life threatening situations and act to correct these according to established national and facility protocols.


The incumbent supports and assists with a wide range of patient conditions. The purpose of the work is to provide efficient support with patient care, patient handling, and patient transport in accordance with protocols. The work effects patient recovery and contributes to their physical and emotional well-being. May be required to support multiple nursing units.  Work is performed in patient care environment and is often fast-paced, requiring use of prioritization skills.   Interacts with unit staff, patients, physicians, families, visitors, management, ancillary departments, and the general public.  Maintains patient, staff and customer confidentiality. If assigned to perform patient care tasks, must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span, possess the ability to recognize and report data reflective of the patient’s status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age and specific needs, and provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.  May be required to sit with patients on suicide precautions.  May be exposed to infectious diseases, biohazardous and hazardous materials, including regulated medical wastes, and combative patients.  Prolonged periods of sitting, visualizing computer screen and using keyboard.  May be required to work at multiple Carilion facilities.

 

To learn more about this program, click the link below to view a recent news story and see how Military Medics and Corpsmen will help Carilion Clinic achieve it's mission to improve the health of the communities it serves.
https://www.wsls.com/news/virginia/roanoke/new-program-allows-carilion-to-hire-more-veterans 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of Military Emergency Medical Course. Honorable Discharge.

Experience: Must be a corpsmen, combat medic or air force medical technician with an honorable discharge in the last 12 months.

Licensure/Certification: BLS, ACLS, PALS within one year of hire

Other: Effective interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills required.  Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position. Must be organized and self motivated.

 

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 


Requisition Number: 29685 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Variable Hours 
Shift Details: Day/Evening & Evening/Night shifts w/possible weekend coverage & rotating holiday requirements
Recruiter: JAMIE S RATLIFF 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4139 
Recruiter Email: jsratliff@carilionclinic.org


This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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