AdventHealth Paramedic Full Time Days - Tampa, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/30/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Emergency Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description

Paramedic AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time/Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Assists nurse with assigned patients
    • Provides care to patients in accordance with standards of care:
      • Provides assistance with basic hygiene, comfort, and activities of daily living.
    • Reports change of condition changes, potential problems or concerns involving the patient or family to the nurse (i.e. vital signs, Intake/Output).
    • Interprets arrhythmias, documents and initiates treatment within the scope of practice in the ED
    • Performs NIHSS initials and subsequent scoring of stroke patients.
    • Begins initial gathering of data of ambulance and/or patients transferred from triage
    • Administers ACLS medications in a code situation under the supervision of the RN and per the approved hospital list
    • Assists in maintaining patient skin integrity by:
      • Turning and repositioning patient according to policy.
      • Utilizing identified skin products according to Skin Protocol.
      • Notifies nurse if skin breakdown observed
    • Performs urinary catheterization using sterile technique, to include specimen collection and documents
    • Removes Urinary Catheters and documents.
    • Reports observations to nurse


What You Will Need:
  • High school education or equivalent
  • Completion of a formal paramedic training program
  • Florida State Certification as a Paramedic
  • Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS
Job Summary:

Perform specific tasks or routines supportive to delivery of patient care in the assigned nursing unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with Division of Nursing standards.

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

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