AdventHealth Critical Care Paramedic – Emergency Medical Services – Orlando in Orlando, Florida


Critical Care Paramedic – Emergency Medical Services – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Critical Care Paramedic who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Department Profile:

The EMS department is a hospital-based State of Florida approved ambulance provider. EMS provides intra-facility emergent and non-emergent transport for the patients of AdventHealth’s seven campuses within a 2800 square mile tri-county area. The EMS’ department operates critical care, advance and basic life support, and specialty transport ambulances. EMS mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ ensuring continuity of patient care by providing the highest level of care to patients requiring medical transport within the AdventHealth system.

Work Hours/Shifts:

3/12s; 6a – 6p

Job Summary:

The Critical Care Paramedic is a professional team member that provides direct and indirect patient care. The Critical Care Paramedic provides basic, advanced and critical care life support for all ages, utilizing protocols and on line medical control. Working as a team member the critical care paramedic assesses and provides patient care as per department protocols. The Critical Care Paramedic delivers patient care in conjunction with the Registered Nurse (RN). Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Basic computer skills

  • One year of Advanced Life Support transport experience.

  • Associate of Science (AS) or Bachelor of Science (BS) in health-related field. (Preferred)

  • Five years of Advanced Life Support transport experience. (Preferred)

  • Three years of critical care transport experience. (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Valid Paramedic license with State of Florida, Department of Health

  • Critical Care Paramedic certification (CCEMT-P, CICP, UF CCP, Vanderbilt CCP, Creighton University CCP, FP-C, CCP-C, or TCC CCT for EMS).

  • Commercial Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) or Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)

  • Valid Class E Florida Driver’s License, or Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and driving record in accordance with FH policy.

  • Basic life support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider

  • Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS)

  • Pediatric advanced life support (PALS)

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification (NRP)

  • Instructor status of ACLS or PALS (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Helps in completing medication, supplies and equipment inventories each shift, restocking as needed. Completes and submits logs as per department protocol. Keeps the work environment clean and organized. Maintains the unit in a constant state of readiness. Completes QA of charts for patient safety and improved outcomes.

  • Utilizes working knowledge of the service areas and take the most direct route to reach a destination. Operates emergency vehicles safely in a variety of weather and emergent conditions in accordance to established safety standards. Effectively communicates delays and updates to dispatch. Immediately reports any damage or vehicle issues to the supervisor.

  • Documents patient assessments, provides interventions with accurate administration and calculation of medications and the responses, as per department protocols’ and FH policy. Utilizes specific knowledge in emergency care of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

  • Works as a team member with the RN, able to effectively communicate, assessments and responses during transport. Provides a complete verbal and written document for hand off of care and patient safety.

  • Follows department SOPs (standard operating procedures), treatment protocols’ and use of available resources.

  • Proficiency in understanding and use of equipment/systems in the department to include but not limited to the Right Cad, EPCR, Cerner, cardiac monitor, medication pumps and stretchers.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Critical Care Paramedic opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Critical Care Paramedic, Emergency Medical Services, Orlando

Job: Paramedic / EMT

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Position Location Orlando

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Technical Certification

Travel No

Job Posting Mar 6, 2019, 5:14:42 PM

Req ID: 277269

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