ED Tech – Emergency Department - All Location - Multiple Shifts in Altamonte Springs, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    272161
  • Job Function
    Patient Care Support
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital

Job Description



ED Tech – Emergency Department - All Location - All Shifts

Florida Hospital seeks to hire ED Tech who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,286-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of eight hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for the past 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Hours: Varies; Shifts: Varies



Job Summary:

The ED technician under the direct supervision of the professional nurse, ED director, Nurse Manager, ANM, or Charge Nurse; 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 in the Emergency Department and hospital administration. Adheres to the Florida Hospital 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.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Basic Computer Knowledge
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, EMT, or Medical Assistant course
  • Bilingual (Preferred)
  • Customer service experience (Preferred)
  • Monitor Tech cross-training (Preferred)
  • High school graduate or GED (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Florida Nursing Assistant Certification, EMT, or Medical Assistant
  • BLS certification.


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program booklet

  • Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Assists physician or RN with procedures and exams; 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. for all age groups entering the ED. Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs handwashing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.
  • Attaches 12 lead EKG’s and completes test before giving strip to physician on duty.
  • Initiates cardiac monitoring as directed by RN, performs venipuncture for serum testing, and blood glucose monitoring. Never draws blood from an existing IV line. Supports Clinical Best Practice initiatives by performing 5 minute EKGs, entering orders for CBP order sets, prepping for blood cultures and expediting care.
  • 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.
  • Cross trains and is able to relieve HUC as needed; performs accurate order entry, maintains admission log, manages phone calls, scans charts, maintains complete medical records for HIM pick-up
  • Maintains room and work area organization and maintains rooms and work area cleanliness. Continuously stocks and replenishes stock levels throughout the department utilizing 5 S principles.
  • Transportation of unmonitored patients to inpatient departments as needed, accompany RN to transport patients to specialty units.
  • May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing. If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined in AHCA rule 59A-7.034, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of Florida Hospital non-waived Point of Care training.
  • May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing. If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined in AHCA rule 59A-7.034, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of Florida Hospital non-waived Point of Care training.
  • 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 ED Tech opportunity with Florida Hospital Altamonte and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

PCT, ED Tech, EMT, Patient Care Tech, Emergency Department



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Patient Care Support
Organization:  Florida Hospital
Primary Location:  US-FL-Altamonte Springs
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Oct 7, 2018, 9:38:43 AM

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