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ED Paramedic Full Time Days - Brandon ER

Company: AdventHealth Tampa
Location: Brandon
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionED Paramedic AdventHealth Brandon ER Location Address: -305 E Brandon Blvd, Brandon, Florida 33511 Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers - the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines - Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center. Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Nights You Will Be Responsible For: Assists nurse with assigned patients o - - - Provides care to patients in accordance with standards of care: - - - - Provides assistance with basic hygiene, comfort, and activities of daily living. o - - - Reports change of condition changes, potential problems or concerns involving the patient or family to the nurse (i.e. vital signs, Intake/Output). o - - - Interprets arrhythmias, documents and initiates treatment within the scope of practice in the ED o - - - Performs NIHSS initials and subsequent scoring of stroke patients. o - - - Begins initial gathering of data of ambulance and/or patients transferred from triage o - - - Administers ACLS medications in a code situation under the supervision of the RN and per the approved hospital list o - - - Assists in maintaining patient skin integrity by: - - - - Turning and repositioning patient according to policy. - - - - Utilizing identified skin products according to Skin Protocol. - - - - Notifies nurse if skin breakdown observed o - - - Performs urinary catheterization using sterile technique, to include specimen collection and documents o - - - Removes Urinary Catheters and documents. o - - - Reports observations to nurse o - - - Performs simple clean dressing changes and documents o - - - Performs accucheks, hemoccults, urine pregnancy, urinalysis, gastrocult per hospital procedure and documents o - - - Inserts Nasogastric tubes per hospital procedure and documents o - - - Discontinues Nasogastric tubes, disposes of in accordance with hospital Biohazardous waste policy. - - - - Documents on patient record o - - - Inserts peripheral IV catheters per hospital procedure and documents o - - - Removes peripheral IV catheters, disposes of in accordance with hospital Biohazardous waste policy. o - - - Observes site and notifies nurse of condition. - - - - Documents on patient record o - - - Performs proper application of splints and Buck's traction o - - - Performs unit based phlebotomy for patient lab tests and documents o - - - Empties foley bags, JP's, and hemovacs. - - - - Documents on patient record o - - - Documents patient care according to policy: o - - - Intake and Output o - - - Vital Signs o - - - Weights o - - - Activities of Daily Living (ADL) o - - - Specimen Collection o - - - Takes vital signs and measures Intake/Output o - - - Transports patients, medical records, and equipment to destinations within scheduled time frames, observing correct techniques o - - - Assists in positioning, lifting, and ambulating patients, using appropriate safety precautions and body mechanics o - - - Answers call lights in a timely manner. o - - - Communicates patient requests, problems or concerns to the nurse o - - - Weighs patients using correct procedure o - - - Collects specimens as assigned by nurse o - - - Follows hospital policy for patient identification when collecting specimens --- - - - - Performs unit tasks supportive to patient care and operations of the department o - - - Distributes linen supplies o - - - Supports nutritional needs of the patient by: - - - - Assisting with meal set-up. - - - - Feeding patients within identified restrictions. - - - - Notifies nurse if patient does not have adequate p.o. intake for meals or snacks, or if the patient is not following fluid restrictions. o - - - Performs unit errands and returns to the unit promptly when errand completed o - - - Prioritizes responsibilities and utilizes time effectively to accomplish duties in necessary timeframe o - - - Keeps nurse informed when leaving and upon returning to unit o - - - Conforms to patient care policy standard for dress code expectations --- - - - - Maintains a safe environment for patients, co-workers, and visitors Qualifications What You Will Need:
    • Florida State Certification as a Paramedic
    • Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS
    • High school education or equivalent Job Summary: Perform specific tasks or routines supportive to delivery of patient care in the assigned nursing unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with Division of Nursing standards. This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth Tampa, Brandon , ED Paramedic Full Time Days - Brandon ER, Healthcare , Brandon, Florida

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