Job Information

AdventHealth Paramedic Emergency Department in Orlando, Florida

Description

YOU ARE RE QUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION!

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

Career growth and advancement potential

Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: 3p-3a

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

• We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

• Career growth and advancement potential

• 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

The role you’ll contribute:

The Advanced Technician II performs patient care under the direction of and as assigned by the Charge nurse, registered nurse and/or physician or their designee. Performs general clinical, non-clinical and clerical services necessary to expedite the efficient functioning of the nursing unit consistent with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures. Utilizes age-specific competencies in the care of all patient populations. Adheres to the AdventHealth Orlando corporate compliance plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Attaches 12 lead EKG’s and completes test before giving strip to physician on duty. Initiates cardiac monitoring, and performs venipuncture for testing. Initiates cardiac monitoring, demonstrates ability to detect dysrhythmias and notifies the assigned nurse or charge nurse of abnormalities. Initiates oxygen therapy as directed by RN or Physician.

  • Inserts peripheral IV’s, hangs IV fluid without medication and maintains prescribed IV flow rates. Observes and documents condition of infusion site. Removes IV Lines as directed by RN.

  • Transports unmonitored patient to inpatient departments as needed, transports stable (no blood infusion drips or no oxygen > 50%) monitored patients to PCU/med-tele, or accompanies RN to transport patient to specialty units.

  • Assists physician or RN with procedures and exams; i.e. set up and clean up for sutures, pelvic exams, lumbar punctures, application of orthopedic splints and casting, etc. Applies slings, sling-n-swathe, finger splints, application of dressings, etc. Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.

  • Is a customer service champion as demonstrated by Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, and Thank You (AIDET), keeping patients informed, providing information and updates to patients, apologizing for waits, demonstrating caring, compassion, and concern, demonstrating a sense of urgency, advocating for pain management, and ensuring that patients can get help at any time. Performs hourly rounding on patients to keep them informed and to ensure that the patients have call bells, pillows, blankets as needed, that care givers names are on the boards (applicable campuses), and that patient and family needs are exceeded.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Completion of a paramedic program, LPN (if hired prior to 3/31/14), or registered nurse program

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED :

  • Monitor Tech cross-training

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Valid Florida State Licensure as a Paramedic OR

  • Current valid State of Florida or multistate license as a Licensed Practical Nurse (if hired prior to 03/31/14) OR

  • Licensed as an RN in the state of Florida (awaiting RN position availability – up to 120 days) OR

  • Licensed as an RN in another state (awaiting Florida RN License – up to 90 days)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support PALS or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course ENPC (not applicable to 5490, 6162, 6780 and 7500 Adults only transport)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Emergency Services

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 22019207

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.