Paramedic Emergency Department FT Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2019
  • Job ID:
    19013697
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Waterman

Job Description


Description
Paramedic Emergency Department AdventHealth Waterman
Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman

  • Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement

  • State of the art unit with “Pod” Structure

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

 
Work Hours/Shift:
Full time, Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:

Assists and coordinates the immediate off-load of patients arriving via EMS with the primary nurse and/or charge nurse

Participates in the assessment, evaluation and effectiveness of the plan of care on an ongoing basis

Promptly notifies the physician and/or primary nurse of untoward changes in a patient’s condition

Monitors cardiac/telemetry status and vital functions of all patients

Recognize hemodynamic changes and lethal arrhythmias
Establishes and maintains patency of peripheral intravenous lines
Obtains specimens within a timely manner of arrival

Assists in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and/or PALS under physician direction and performs in role assigned

Assists with preparation of medications related to ACLS and/or PALS under the direction of a physician

Assists with the replenishing of crash cart supplies and other essential equipment

Proficient in the use and maintenance of emergency equipment
Responds to Rapid Response codes and other codes as assigned
Documentation in the electronic medical record (Cerner)


Qualifications
You will be responsible for:
  • Assists and coordinates the immediate off-load of patients arriving via EMS with the primary nurse and/or charge nurse
  • Participates in the assessment, evaluation and effectiveness of the plan of care on an ongoing basis
  • Promptly notifies the physician and/or primary nurse of untoward changes in a patient’s condition
  • Monitors cardiac/telemetry status and vital functions of all patients
  • Recognize hemodynamic changes and lethal arrhythmias
  • Establishes and maintains patency of peripheral intravenous lines
  • Obtains specimens within a timely manner of arrival
  • Assists in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and/or PALS under physician direction and performs in role assigned
  • Assists with preparation of medications related to ACLS and/or PALS under the direction of a physician
  • Assists with the replenishing of crash cart supplies and other essential equipment
  • Proficient in the use and maintenance of emergency equipment
  • Responds to Rapid Response codes and other codes as assigned
  • Documentation in the electronic medical record (Cerner)

What will you need?
  • Hig hScholl Diploma or Associates of Science (AS) degree
  • One year patient care or field experience
  • Current Paramedic License with the State of Florida Department of Health
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) may be obtained within first 90 days
  • Current active Florida Paramedic license
  • NRP and PHTLS are optional
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Associates of Science (AS) degree (preferred)
  • One year patient care or field experience (preferred)
  • One year patient care or field experience (preferred)

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

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