Paradise Valley Hospital is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays.
Paradise Valley is the only hospital in San Diego County to receive this recognition five years in a row (2014-2018). Paradise Valley is a member of Prime Healthcare, and Prime Healthcare has more Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients for three consecutive years (2016-2018) than any other health system in the country.
"We applaud the hospitals who have received the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. "Their dedication and commitment to providing safe care creates tangible results for patients."
The distinction places Paradise Valley among the top five percent of all acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades
, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
"We are extremely honored to receive this award," says Neerav Jadeja, Paradise Valley Hospital CEO. "All of our staff, both clinical and non-clinical, physicians, and leadership are devoted to providing the highest quality care for our community. Their hard work and dedication to our hospital helps ensure a safe environment for our patients."Responsibilities
Emergency Medical Technician is responsible for the assessment and basic management of medical, trauma and environmental emergencies under the supervision of the staff nurse and / or physician. Assists with patient care based on individual patient needs within the scope of practice; Assists in maintenance of a safe environment and performs under the direction and supervision of the ED Registered Nurse or Charge Nurse.Qualifications
Education and Work ExperienceHigh School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for new hires effective April 2014.Basic EMT Training or E.R. experience required.Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within six (6) months of hire and maintain current.
Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.Current PALS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
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