A lot of this obviously depends on protocol. I'd have to call in the refusal because he has alcohol on board.
That said, I think the big thing is to always err on the side of doing a refusal. You're never going to be wrong documenting that someone refused care and having them sign to that effect.
Hi, I work for Denver Health, so if you have any questions I’m happy to help. Personally, I’d look at AMR Boulder before Falck. The Aurora System sucks, especially for medics. I know people that work for Thompson Valley (Loveland), UCHealth/Poudre Valley (Fort Collins), and Platte Valley...
We provide external vests with rifle plates for every provider to be worn when needed. I would estimate about 40% or so also wear concealable armor, but that’s at your own discretion. We do have a loan program for people to buy armor up front and repay it through payroll deductions.
Assuming no alcohol/liver issues, it's really patient's preference. Ibuprofen doesn't do anything for me, I prefer Aleve, personally. You shouldn't be giving enough acetaminophen to cause liver issues (again, barring other factors).
We get overtime for anything over 40 hours in one pay week. Evening shift differential ($2.45/hour) if half or more of your shift is after 3 PM, night shift differential ($4.65/hour) if half or more of your shift is after 11 PM.
Overtime pays 1.5x base, holiday pay is also 1.5 base and we get 8...