Paramedic in Oviedo, Florida, United States
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Oviedo Medical Center

Paramedic

Oviedo, FL, United States
Full-time • Mixed (rotating weekends)
Clinical Techs   Job ID: 26750-2380
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Description

SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Oviedo Medical Center, the new 64-bed acute care hospital, provides a full range of healthcare services to east Seminole County and surrounding communities. Services include medical and surgical inpatient units, intensive care, medical cardiology, telemetry, cardiac catheterization, inpatient and outpatient surgery, women’s services including labor and delivery, cardiopulmonary services, comprehensive diagnostic imaging and 24/7 emergency care. Oviedo Medical Center is designed with the patient in mind with personalized care, all private rooms and the newest medical technology available. Oviedo Medical Center is located at the intersection of Red Bug Lake Road and State Road 426.

 

Oviedo Medical Center is currently seeking a Paramedic to join our team.  This position will be Full-time and will have rotating weekend requirements.


Position Description

The Paramedic functions under the direction of the RN and Medical Director. The Paramedic provides patient care within a defined scope of practice that included patient care and observation, specified treatments and procedures; provision of environmental and personal safety; effective communication. The Paramedic will also be responsible to collect pertinent data within their certification scope of responsibilities and report these clinical, psychosocial, etc., findings to the RN and ED physician.

 

BASIC PATIENT CARE: Assists patients with basic care needs and any other duties related to the well-being of the patient following established nursing policies and procedures.  Prioritizes patient care activities based on patient needs and unit activity under the direction of the Resource Nurse/Clinical Coordinator.


TREATMENT AND PROCEDURES:  Administers treatments and various procedures (within their scope of practice) to patients as ordered by the physician and directed by the Professional Nursing Staff.  Performs monitor technician duties and responsibilities as needed.  Transporting of stable medical/telemetry/unit patients; obtaining vital signs — frequency specific to patient's condition; **Phlebotomy and specimen with proper labeling/transporting of specimens; applying cardiac monitor where appropriate; implementation of comfort and safety measures (i.e., side-rails up, call bell within reach, stretchers in low position); communication and documentation of tasks and interventions performed; stocking patient rooms with appropriate medical supplies; **performs 12-lead EKG; setup sterile trays for suturing/sterile procedures; **insertion of foley catheter when appropriate; documentation of intake and output; maintain and secure sterile or contaminated instruments to and from Central Sterile; collaborate with Bio-med for repair of equipment.


 


Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Graduate of approved Paramedic Program
  • State of Florida Paramedic License
  • BLS/ACLS/PALS Certification with American Heart Association required upon hire
  • Current PHTLS (Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support) or ITLS required within 6 months of hire
  • 1 year previous experience in the field or healthcare setting is required
  • Current NIHSS (National Institute Health Stroke Scale) required within 30 days of hire.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 100 pounds.

You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:

  • 401(k) with an employer match up to 9%

  • Paid Time Off

  • Medical, Dental, Flex Spending, Life, Disability Benefits

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Student Loan Repayment

  • And much more!

 

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