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AdventHealth Paramedic Full Time Nights in Zephyrhills, Florida

Description

Paramedic AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018

  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group

  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades

  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • The Paramedic is accountable for performing routine care under the direction of the RN. S/he provides for the comfort of the patient and communicates according to protocol.

  • The Paramedic is responsible for acting as a role model for the mission, and patient promise of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills.S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice.

  • Provides supportive care to patients under the direct supervision of an RN.

  • Able to ventilate a patient with an ambu-bag and suction patients as needed which must be under the direct supervision of an RN or provider

  • Performs electrocardiogram within the designated timeframe

  • Assists patients to unclothe themselves and place patients on the monitor as indicated

  • Responds to stroke alerts in the ED and safely transports patients as outlined in the policy

  • Provides and documents treatments and procedures as indicated and within the defined scope of practice

  • Provides supportive care and comfort by answering patient call lights, anticipating patient needs, and reporting observations to the RN.

  • Obtains vital signs, weights, intake and output (I &O), and blood sugars.

  • Maintains cart and supplies on the unit required for daily operations

  • Participates in purposeful Hourly Rounding.

  • Adheres to hospital policy addressing standard precautions, safety regulations and guidelines

  • Provides relief for the Health Unit Coordinator and the Quick Registration Technician

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Basic computer knowledge

  • Commitment to purposeful hourly rounding

  • KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • 2-3 years of Emergency Department experience

  • Experience with computerized documentation

  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Completion of High School/GED

  • Completion of approved C.N.A., EMT or Certified Medical Assistant

  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Phlebotomy/IV experience

  • LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current Florida State Paramedic licensure.

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Basic electrocardiogram course

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

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

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.

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