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Paramedic - Dr. Phillips Emergency Services - Nights

Company: Orlando Health
Location: Orlando
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
Orlando Health - Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is currently seeking a Paramedic to join our Emergency Room team! -The Dr. P. Phillips Hospital Emergency Room (ER) is a 44-bed unit that provides emergency services 24 hours a day. We serve the residents of Southwest Orange County and Orlando's growing tourist population. In addition to a highly qualified team of nurses, support staff and physicians, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is equipped with the latest technology in diagnostic imaging, special rooms for trauma or cardiac patients, and a "fast track" side for minor emergencies. -Top Reasons to Choose Orlando Health - Dr. P. Phillips Hospital:Competitive Pay: -Evening, nights, and weekend shift differentials offered for qualifying positions.All Inclusive Benefits: -Student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, back up elder and childcare, pet insurance, and more for full time and part time employees.Employee-centric: -P. Phillips Hospital has been selected as one of the 2020 "Best Places to Work in Healthcare" by Modern Healthcare.Committed to Community: -Orlando Health provides more than $450 million in total value to the community in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more.Forbes Recognizes Orlando Health as a Best-In-State Employer?Forbes has named Orlando Health as one of America's Best-In-State Employers for 2021. Orlando Health is the top healthcare organization in the Metro Orlando area to make the prestigious list. "We are proud to be named once again as a best place to work," said Karen Frenier, vice president, Human Resources. "This achievement reflects our positive culture and efforts to ensure that all team members feel respected, supported and valued."Position SummaryThe Paramedic provides and documents individualized patient care to include: patient and personal safety, patient assessments in collaboration with the ED RN, patient re-assessments, maintaining airway patency, IV access and hang normal saline without additives, ECG interpretations, dysrhythmias recognition, and assists with the application of skeletal traction/splints/immobilizers and other orthopedic equipment.

Qualifications:
Education/TrainingSuccessfully completed a Paramedic program. -Licensure/CertificationCurrent certification as a Paramedic (PMD) in the State of Florida renewed every 2 years; andMaintains current BLS/Healthcare provider certification for healthcare providers; andMaintains current ACLS certification; andMust obtain and maintain PALS certification within one year of hire.ExperienceMinimum of one (1) year clinical experience as a paramedic or has had a minimum of 1 year experience as an Advanced Clinical Technician or Emergency Medical Technician in a tertiary and/or acute care facility.

Responsibilities:
Essential FunctionsDelivers patient care requiring advanced skills and judgment in the Emergency Department setting as directed by the Nursing Operations manager or their designee to include protocol orders or guidelines within approved current Emergency Department Paramedic competency.The competency will not exceed the scope of practice for a paramedic in the State of Florida.Orlando Health is a licensed EMS provider and all care delivered in the emergency department is under the supervision of a physician (protocols/standing orders).The Florida paramedic practice model includes invasive and pharmacologic interventions intended to reduce morbidity and mortality in the pre-hospital environment.It is expected that in the hospital setting where medical care and resources are readily available, the practice model will be modified.Communicates appropriate information regarding the patient?s condition to the Nursing Operations manager or their designeeAble to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.Able to maintain compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.Other Related FunctionsParticipates in maintaining the Emergency Department to be clean, safe, organized and stocked. Demonstrates awareness of patient?s rights and legal issues.Complies with all standards as required by regulatory and accreditation agencies. Performs all other duties as assigned.The Emergency Department Paramedic must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the emergency department.The individual must demonstrate a knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient?s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient?s requirements related to his or her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the emergency departments policies, procedures and competencies.

Keywords: Orlando Health, Orlando , Paramedic - Dr. Phillips Emergency Services - Nights, Other , Orlando, Florida

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