AdventHealthParamedic Emergency Department
New Smyrna Beach, FL

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

  • Benefits from day one

  • Focus on whole person wellbeing and resources

  • Competitive hourly pay

  • Career growth and advancement potential

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: Full Time, 3 12-hour shifts/week

Shift : Day Shift (7am-7pm) and Night Shift (7pm-7am) available

Location: AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach – 401 Palmetto St. New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

The role you’ll contribute:

The Paramedic 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 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 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

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

· High School Grad or Equivalent

· Completion of a paramedic program

· Paramedic License

· One year healthcare, ED, or field experience

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $18.35 - $27.525

  • Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL

  • Job ID: 24024432

  • Job Family: Emergency Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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