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Mobile Hlth Prvdr - Paramedic

Company: Advocate Health
Location: Elgin
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides care for patients enrolled in an IDPH approved Mobile Integrated Healthcare Program
    • 1)collaborates with nursing and case management staff for pre-planning and patient rounding on identified patients
    • 2)completes home safety evaluation as required per the MIHP
    • 3)coordinates compliance / wellness check with patient / caregiver
    • 4)review of medication compliance / sorting during patient visits
    • 5)evaluate caregiver involvement
    • 6)assess for referral to other outpatient care providers (ie, home health, PT, etc)
    • 7)provides ongoing patient education
    • 8)patient care interventions as dictated in the discharge care plan as well as ongoing interaction with healthcare providers
    • 9)coordination of care in reporting to discharge planner, home health agency or primary care provider as required
    • 10)compiles community resources available for patients (ie pharmacy, mental health, transportation, utilities, food, etc)
    • Completes required documentation
      • 1)reviews community assessment tool in conjunction with manager of community outreach
      • 2)ensures completion of Primary Care Provider Collaborative Agreement
      • 3)ensures completion of post discharge adult patient enrollment form
      • 4)completes recommended resident safety assessment form, waiver / release
      • 5)completes patient assessment documentation
      • 6)reviews patients medications as ordered on discharge
      • 7)complete patient care report
      • 8)complete any and all required QA / QI documentation as stipulated by IDPH and Local EMS system

        Education/Experience Required:
        • 4-5 years of clinical / field experience at the Paramedic level

          Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
          • competency in EMS procedures and knowledge as defined by the EMS system
          • EMT-P BLS for HealthCare Provider MIHP training program

            Physicial Requirements and Working Conditions:
            • 1. competent patient assessment skills 2. ability to work collaboratively as a member of the healthcare team 3. good communication and social skills 4. empathy
            • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

              This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Health, Elgin , Mobile Hlth Prvdr - Paramedic, IT / Software / Systems , Elgin, Illinois

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