Ed Advanced Tech II FT at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lake Mary, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/27/2019
  • Job ID:
    19015974
  • Job Family
    Emergency Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Lake Mary ER

Job Description


Description
Advanced Technician II AdventHealth Lake Mary ED
 
Location Address: 950 Rinehart Road Lake Mary, 32746
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Lake Mary ED
  • Located right off I-4 in Lake Mary, Florida this 24-bed hospital-based emergency department delivers exceptionally connected care with our AdventHealth Altamonte Springs Hospital
  • As the first hospital-based emergency department at AdventHealth, which opened in 2016, we are now delivering state of the art healthcare to over 20,000 patients per year
  • Operating an observation unit within the emergency department allows patients receive more affordable care within their local community
 
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time Days (3 12's) 11am-11pm
 
You Will Be Responsible For:   
  • 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
What Will You Need:        
 

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)
 
Job Summary:

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. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



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

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