ER Tech PRN Variable Shifts Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    18010819
  • Job Function
    Emergency Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Description

Work Hours/Shift

PRN Variable Shifts


Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has provided faith-based, whole person care to our community for more than 30 years. This means we build trust, create belonging and deliver hope, thereby extending the healing ministry of Christ, when caring for our patients. Our 139-bed facility includes an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, Heart Institute, Primary Stroke Center, emergency department, state-of-the-art operating rooms, Bone & Joint Center, Simpson Breast Health Center and the area’s only Obstetrics Program, The Baby Place, offering family-centered maternity care. Other special services include, a Center for Wound Healing, CREATION® Health Wellness Center, CREATION® Health Spa, home health, imaging center, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

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. 

  • 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

What will you need:

  • 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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