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North Florida Regional Medical Center

Paramedic Evenings Main ED

Gainesville, FL, United States
Full-time  Evenings (rotating weekends) 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 00039-17858

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Description

SHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

North Florida Regional Healthcare is an organization centered around the community hospitals in Gainesville, Florida -- North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC) . NFRMC is a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular careoncologyorthopedicsneurosciencesminimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgeryweight loss surgery and treatmentwomen’s health and wound therapy, among other services. 

You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:
401(k) with an employer match up to 9%
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Tuition Reimbursement
Paid Family Leave
Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision
And much more!

PARAMEDIC- Full Time

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Responsible for patient care under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Gives catheter care.
  • takes and records vital signs accurately within the shift.
  • Keeps correct intake and output.
  • Rounds every hour to anticipate patient needs.
  • Obtains and labels specimens accurately.
  • Alters patient's position Q2 or as assigned.
  • Applied binders, restraints, ice bags, K-pads as delegated by the RN.
  • Answers call lights immediately
  • Assists with toileting needs.
  • Assists patient in.out of beds, chairs, or wheelchairs.
  • Gives accurate report of care provided and patients' response to RN Team Leader.
  • Assists with preventative measures for compromised skin integrity.
  • Keeps room orderly for safe patient environment.
  • Assists with Post Mortem Care.
  • Ensures each patient's general hygiene needs are met daily.
  • Immediately disposes of bio-medical and hazardous waste in labeled bio-medical/bio-hazardous waste container.
  • Documents specific patient valuables on designated form when received and immediately contacts security.
  • Performs dressing changes as directed by RN.
  • Collects and labels specimens for diagnostic.
  • Performs bedside blood glucose monitoring.
  • Starts peripheral IV's with saline lock.
  • Starts Foley catheter as ordered.
  • Performs blood draws as ordered.
  • Performs point of care testing as ordered.
 

Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications Include:
Education:
  • High School graduate or GED preferred
  • Ability to read, write, and understand written and oral instruction.
Experience:
  • 6 Months of Paramedic experience.
Licensure/Certification:
  • State of Florida EMT-P Certification
  • BLS and ACLS through American Heart Association
  • PALS and PEPP are preferred
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated skills in organization, verbal and written communications, customer service, math, analysis, reading, follow instruction, basic computer usage. EMT-P Clinical Skills.

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