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HCA Florida North Florida Hospital

Transport EMT

Gainesville, FL, United States
Full-time • Mixed (Rotating Weekends)
Clinical Techs   Job ID: 984933
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Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Transport EMT with HCA Florida North Florida Hospital you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!


HCA Florida North Florida 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 free 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.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance 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)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the HCA Florida North Florida Hospital family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Transport EMT to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Emergency Services (ES) Transport EMT will operate on the North Florida Hospital EMS Transport Services’ Team. The primary duty of the ES Transport EMT will be to assist the Paramedic in rendering safe and effective treatment and transport of North Florida Hospital patients on the North Florida EMS Transport Services’ ambulance. The ES Transport EMT will respond to EMS Call-Center requests, coordinate with other healthcare providers, and facilitate transport appropriately.

As needed, the ES Transport EMT will function within the free standing North Florida Hospital Emergency Departments and the main North Florida Hospital Emergency Department. While working in the Emergency Department, the ES EMT will provide quality care to patients under the direction of a Paramedic or RN, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of North Florida Hospital . The ES EMT will perform all duties identified in their job description, approved Medical Protocols, and departmental policy.

Skills will be validated by competency assessments under the License of the North Florida Hospital EMS Medical Director. The ES EMT will report to the Chief of EMS Operations. They will serve as a member of the Healthcare team through active communication; documentation; feedback and assistance as needed or requested. The ES Transport EMT will attend meetings, education opportunities, and in-services as required by departmental policy, and contribute to the growth and development of their self and the North Florida Hospital EMS Transport Services’ Team. The ES EMT will maintain good working relationships with patients, visitors, physicians, co-workers, and other hospital staff.


  • Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance
  • Ensures readiness of ambulance and all associated equipment for service, and performs stocking as needed
  • Maintains cleanliness of interior and exterior of ambulance and EMS equipment
  • Responds to North Florida Hospital EMS Transport Services requests for the transport of patients from North Florida Hospital facilities
  • Provides care in the out of hospital setting, serving as the secondary provider and assistant to the Paramedic or other healthcare provider during interfacility transports
  • Provides primary patient care activities on transports approved to be at the BLS level by the attending physician or EMS Medical Director
  • Assesses, plans, implements intervention, and evaluates the appropriate level of patient care according to Florida BLS scope of practice, North Florida Hospital EMS Protocols, and North Florida Hospital emergency department policies and procedures
  • Maintains competence in thorough patient care documentation and use of both EMS PCR and ED software
  • Performs EMS hand off reports at facility destinations and reports appropriately to Paramedics, nursing staff, and ED Physicians
  • Attends meetings and in-services as required by departmental policy
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of intermediate patient care, to include vital signs, venipuncture, urinary catheterization, cardiac monitoring, and 12 lead EKG.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What qualifications you will need:
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • IS-00100 NIMS Command Sys must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
  • IS-00200 NIMS ICS Sngl Res must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
  • IS-00700 NIMS Introduction must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
  • IS-00800B NIMS Resp Framework must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • EVOC-Emergency Vehicle Operations Course must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
  • 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 North Florida Hospital is a 523-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center. For over 49 years, we have served North Central Florida. We offer comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, and neurosciences. We offer minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment. Other services that we provide include women’s health and wound therapy. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our hospital has an Accredited Chest Pain Center by ACC (American College of Cardiology) and is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery. We are committed to patient safety and quality of care. We have received the highest scores available in recognition of this commitment.

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.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Transport EMT opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

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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Clinical Techs
Full-time • Mixed (Rotating Weekends)

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