AdventHealthParamedic Emergency Department
Lake Mary, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Bonus - $5,000.00

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT – 36/hrs per week

Shift : Day,

The community you’ll be caring for:

Location: Lake Mary: 950 Rinehart Road, Lake Mary 32746

  • 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

The role you’ll contribute:

The ED Advanced Multi Tech 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 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.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

Minimum Qualifications:

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

· Valid State Licensure as a Paramedic

· Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

· Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

· Pediatric Advanced Life Support PALS or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (Not applicable for Adult only Emergency Departments)

· Completion of a paramedic program

· Demonstrated clinical competence in relevant areas

· Knowledge of regulatory requirements

· Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals

· Ability to remain calm and focused during in stressful and/or emotionally charged situations

· Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to be highly detail oriented

· Highly analytical and detailed oriented

· Demonstrated customer service skills with a patient centric approach

· Must be able to read, write, speak, and have good comprehension of conversational English

· Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

· One year ED or pre-hospital paramedic experience

· Monitor Tech cross-training

· Critical Care Paramedic Program completion

· Associates of Science (AS) degree

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Attaches 12 lead EKG’s and completes test before giving strip to physician on duty. 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. Performs venipuncture for testing.

· Inserts peripheral venous access (IV) and intraosseous (IO), with or without the use of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS), 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, orthopedic splints, application of dressings, etc. with proper competencies. 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.

· Performs accurate order entry within Epic.

· Provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture. Participates in obtaining medical history and allergies.

· Administers ACLS medications when physician present at bedside

· May initiate, perform, document, and adhere to medication administration policy as it relates to panels within EPIC under the supervision of an ED Registered Nurse (RN)

· Maintains (room and work area organization and stocking levels) per 5 S principles. Maintains rooms and work area cleanliness

· Manages phone calls, notifies physician of all back results, orders diets, etc. Relieves HUC as assigned

· Performs administrative duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit

· Performs other duties as assigned

· Applicable annual comps must be obtained and placed in the employee file.

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $19.48 - $29.21

  • Location: Lake Mary, FL

  • Job ID: 24018720

  • Job Family: Emergency Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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