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ZH-Emergency Tech Full Time Nights

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Dade City
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:


Description

 Emergency Tech FT Nights 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

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Emergency Technician 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 AdventHealth.  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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

    • Phlebotomy certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current Florida State Nursing Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician Certification or Certified Medical Assistant.
  • 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.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Brandon , ZH-Emergency Tech Full Time Nights, Other , Dade City, Florida

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