Transport Paramedic in Pensacola, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida West Hospital

Transport Paramedic

Pensacola, FL, United States
Full-time • Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Nursing Support   Job ID: 347198
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Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Transport Paramedic opening with HCA Florida West Hospital today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Benefits

HCA Florida West Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Transport Paramedic for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Transport Paramedic will operate on the HCA Florida West Hospital EMS Transport Services’ Team. The primary duty of the Transport Paramedic will be the safe and effective treatment and transport of HCA Florida West Hospital patients on the HCA Florida West Hospital EMS Transport Services’ ambulance. The Transport Paramedic will respond to EMS Call-Center requests, prioritize patient care, coordinate with other healthcare providers, and facilitate transport appropriately.

Essential Functions

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    Ensures the readiness of HCA Florida West Hospital EMS ambulances for service. Performs checks on ambulance mechanical systems and all included medical equipment to verify full and safe working condition. Completes daily supply check-offs, checks for dated equipment expiration, and stocks as appropriate. Maintains an aesthetically clean and safe ambulance and associated work area. Reports all issues of ambulance readiness to the Chief of EMS Operations immediately.

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    Remains available to render BLS and/or ALS mutual aid care to other agencies, mass casualty events, and declared disasters as outlined in Florida Statute Ch. 401.

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    Provides care for patients pursuant to the Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support guidelines outlined in F.S. 401.25. Operates within Medical Protocols established by the HCA Florida West Hospital EMS Medical Director.

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    Operates HCA Florida West Hospital EMS ambulance in accordance with Emergency Vehicle Operations training. Maintains safety and control of the ambulance at all times, through the use of appropriate speed, braking, and cornering techniques. Applies the practice of “due regard” at all times, and follows all State and local regulations on emergency equipment. Meets all current requirements of Chapter 64E-2 of the Florida Administrative Code

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    Demonstrates knowledge and application of intermediate patient care, to include vital signs, venipuncture, urinary catheterization, cardiac monitoring, 12 lead EKG, setting up intravenous fluids, insert/discontinue IVs/IOs, perform CPR, insert Foley catheter, obtain clean catch urine samples and transport patients.

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    Answer and receive patient report from EMS on radio (not allowed to give or take orders over radio)

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    Receive EMS hand off reports at facility

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    Maintains competence in documentation

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    Utilize SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation) for communication

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    Participate in continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives

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    Clean stretchers, closets, and cabinets as appropriate.

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    As a crisis prevention intervention trained staff member, responds appropriately to a manpower request.

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    Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medial error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.

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    Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education, training, and competency assessments.

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    Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care, or the services delivered.

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    Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.

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    Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.

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    Support and represent the facility’s Core Values while performing the role

    What qualifications you will need:

    Associates Degree in Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic or a Certificate of program completion in Emergency Medical Services (EMT/Paramedic)

    1 years of experience as a field paramedic with an EMS agency and/or clinical experience working in a hospital.

    Paramedic - Currently licensed as a Paramedic per state requirements in accordance with law and regulation

    BLS or BCLS – American Red Cross or American Heart Association within 30 days of hire

    ALS or ACLS – American Red Cross or American Heart Association within 90 days of hire

    PALS – American Red Cross or American Heart Association within 90 days of hire

    CPI required within 90 days of hire

    EVOC-Emergency Vehicle Operations Course completion certificate or equivalent

    FEMA-100, 200, 700, 800

    ITLS – International Trauma Life Support provider card

    This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

    HCA Florida West Hospital is a 515-bed facility. We are proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. We are the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Our hospital is the first in the state of Florida to have earned Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation. We have an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We provide a specialized Emergency Department tailored to the needs of seniors and children. We have a Kid’s ER dedicated to our youngest patients. We are the area’s only comprehensive CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital. Our facility has a behavioral health facility. We offer services including cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, oncology, and orthopedics. Other services that we offer include robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, and neurology/neurosurgery. We also offer urology, gastroenterology, obstetrics, and pulmonary and rehabilitative medicine. 

    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

    "Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
    Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
    Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

    If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Transport Paramedic opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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    Nursing Support
    Full-time • Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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