Emergency Tech Full Time Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    19011094
  • Job Family
    Emergency Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Description

Emergency Tech AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018

  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group

  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades

  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is accountable for performing routine care under the direction of the RN. S/he provides for the comfort of the patient and communicates according to protocol.

Is responsible for acting as a role model for the mission, and patient promise of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills.  S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice. 

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides supportive care to patients under the direct supervision of an RN.
  • Able to ventilate a patient with an ambu-bag and suction patients as needed which must be under the direct supervision of an RN or provider
  • Performs electrocardiogram within the designated timeframe
  • Assists patients to unclothe themselves and place patients on the monitor as indicated
  • Responds to stroke alerts in the ED and safely transports patients as outlined in the policy
  • Provides and documents treatments and procedures as indicated and within the defined scope of practice
  • Provides supportive care and comfort by answering patient call lights, anticipating patient needs, and reporting observations to the RN.
  • Obtains vital signs, weights, intake and output (I &O), and blood sugars.
  • Maintains cart and supplies on the unit required for daily operations
  • Participates in purposeful Hourly Rounding.
  • Adheres to hospital policy addressing standard precautions, safety regulations and guidelines
  • Provides relief for the Health Unit Coordinator and the Quick Registration Technician
  • Performs other duties as assigned
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Qualifications

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Basic computer knowledge

Commitment to purposeful hourly rounding

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

2-3 years of Emergency Department experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Completion of High School/GED

Completion of approved C.N.A., EMT or Certified Medical Assistant 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

Phlebotomy certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Current Florida State Nursing Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician certification.

Current American Heart Association BLS certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

Basic electrocardiogram course



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

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