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Position located in the Health Services Department at a Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) correctional facility.
First responder at the scene of sudden illness or emergency and sometimes encounters situations which may be life threatening.
Upon arrival at the emergency scene, must be able to assess the situation to determine the nature, extent, and seriousness of the emergency, assume primary responsibility immediately, and tactfully gain control and support of any bystanders.
Determines, upon consultation with a medical provider (physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner), the most appropriate method of transportation to the local hospital.
Prioritizes treatments for patients having multiple problems and employs a variety of established medical emergency procedures, techniques, methods and equipment, including the performance of emergency triage.
Determines the need for appropriate equipment to provide advanced life support.
Prepares injury reports and initiates appropriate medical record forms and makes appropriate entries into the medical record/electronic medical record.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.