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ED Advanced Tech I - Emergency – Apopka in Apopka, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Apopka, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    5/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    278238
  • Job Family
    Paramedic / EMT
  • Travel
    Yes, 75 % of the Time
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Apopka

Job Description

ED Advanced Tech I - Emergency – Apopka


AdventHealth Apopka seeks to hire an ED Advanced Tech I who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.


Facility Profile:


AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab. The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station. The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades.


Work Hours/Shifts:

3/12s; Varies

Job Summary:

The Emergency Department is a full-service 16-bed unit that averages 90 patients per day, with approximately 15 daily admissions. Particularly difficult cases may be transferred to one of the other AdventHealth facilities for complex medical treatment and procedures. This state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest technology, including computerized charting and streptokinase infusion.


Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • EMT
  • Completion of an EMT program

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Licensed by the State of Florida as an EMT
  • BLS
Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it.

  • 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.
  • Transports of unmonitored patient to inpatient departments as needed, transportation of stable (no blood infusion drips or no oxygen > 50%) monitored patient to PCU/med-tele, or accompany 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.
  • Utilizes age-specific competencies in the care of all patient populations.
  • Is a customer service champion as demonstrated by AIDET, keeping patients informed, providing information and updates to patients, apologizing for waits, demonstrating caring, compassion, & 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.
  • Maintains (room and work area organization and stocking levels) per 5 S principles. Maintains rooms and work area cleanliness.
  • Relieves HUC as assigned, performs accurate order entry, and manages phone calls.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Advanced Tech I opportunity with Apopka and apply online today.


Job Keywords:


Advanced Tech I, EMT, Apopka



Position Location:  Apopka
Job:  Paramedic / EMT
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Apopka
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  Yes, 75 % of the Time
Job Posting:  Apr 8, 2019, 9:10:33 AM

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