Paramedic Main ER in Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida Osceola Hospital

Paramedic Main ER

Kissimmee, FL, United States
Full-time • Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Nursing Support   Job ID: 189864
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HCA Florida Osceola Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited 404-bed hospital that builds on a proud tradition of healthcare excellence in Osceola County, Florida. Osceola Hospital is conveniently and centrally located in Heart of Kissimmee only minutes from Orlando, St. Cloud, Celebration and Poinciana.  We are committed to continually enhancing the standard of healthcare by providing services to include: Emergency Care, Trauma Care, Pediatric ER, Heart & Vascular Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center, The Baby Suites maternity care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level II, Women’s Services, Behavioral Health, Orthopedics & Spine and a Graduate Medical Education Program. We also expand our care to the community with our freestanding Emergency Department at Hunter’s Creek ER.

 

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

  • Graduate of approved Paramedic Program
  • State of Florida Paramedic License
  • BLS Certification with American Heart Association required upon hire
  • BTLS/ITLS required for Trauma II hospitals
  • 1 year previous experience in the field or healthcare setting is required
  • 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.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA Florida Osceola Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

•           Student Loan Repayment*

•           Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*

•           Paid Personal Leave

•           401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)

•           Identity Theft Protection discounts

•           Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

•           Adoption Assistance

•           Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*

*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position

 

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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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