About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Under supervision and direction of the Clinical Nurse and according to established procedures, provides routine service duties, technical and nursing procedures necessary to provide for care, comfort and safety of patients. Performs tasks, assists patients with personal hygiene and ambulates patients according to specific procedures. Maintains patient and unit environment in a clean and orderly condition. Stocks supply carts and patient rooms as assigned. Utilizes basic knowledge of age related differences in delivering patient care.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
· Approximately six months on the job experience either on ambulance or in hospital setting preferred, in order to gain knowledge of basic patient care methods, procedures and techniques, and to acquire and effectively utilize knowledge of unit procedures and schedules.
· Individuals who were licensed to practice nursing in a foreign country will be considered.
· Paramedic certification or EMT Intermediate certification
· Evidence of completion of nursing training in a foreign country and work history as licensed nurse in a foreign country may be substituted for Paramedic or EMT Intermediate certification.
· American Heart Association Healthcare Provider and ACLS certifications required.
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
· Technical or Associates Degree in Paramedicine or Technical certification in EMT Intermediate.
Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.