Transport Paramedic Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/14/2019
  • Job ID:
    19022026
  • Job Family
    Emergency Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Job Description


Description

Transport Paramedic AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness

  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health

  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center

  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.

  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times

  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Under general supervision the Emergency Transport Manager/Director, the Transport Paramedic is a professional team member who is responsible for providing direct and indirect patient care.   The Paramedic shall provide basic and advanced life support for all ages, utilizing protocols and on line medical control.  Working as a team member during transport, the Paramedic shall assess and provide patient care as per department protocols.  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.

  • Demonstrates through behavior AH’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork.

  • 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. 

  • Utilizes a working knowledge of the service areas and takes 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 AH policy.  Utilizes specific knowledge in emergency care of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. 

  • Works as a team member, able to effectively communicate with other healthcare members.   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.

  • Understands and appropriately utilizes equipment/systems in the department to include but not limited to EPCR, Cerner, cardiac monitor, medication pumps, stretchers etc.

 

 


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

•         Basic computer skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Graduate of an accredited Paramedic program upon hire

  • 2 years of Paramedic patient care experience upon hire

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

     

  • Associates of Science in health-related field preferred

  • Ambulance transport knowledge preferred

    LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

     

  • Current Paramedic license with the State of Florida, Department of Health upon hire

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or RQI upon hire.

  • Current American Heart Association Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification or RQI upon hire.

  • AVADE Education within 90 days of hire date.

  • 8 hours of Hip & Knee replacement surgery education required within 6 months of hire date, then annually

  • 1 hour Stroke education required within 6 months of hire date, then annually

LICENSURE OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Critical Care Paramedic Certificate preferred
  • Instructor status in one AHA certification (ALCS/PALS) preferred
  • EVOC or CEVO preferred
  • Current American Heart Association PALS certification or RQI 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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