ER Tech PRN Variable Shifts Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, FL at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City

Date Posted: 7/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/21/2018
  • Job ID:
    18007539
  • Job Function
    Emergency Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    N - N/A
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

 

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


Qualifications

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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