Education / Training: Successfully completed an approved Paramedic program based on national DOT requirements.
Licensure/Certification: Current certification as a Paramedic in the State of Florida. Maintains current BLS certification for healthcare providers, ACLS and must obtain and maintain PALS certification within 6 months of hire.
Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience as a Paramedic.
Essential Technical / Motor Skills: Precise eye hand coordination and finger dexterity.
Essential Mental Abilities: Knowledgeable and competent to perform essential functions.
Essential Sensory Requirements: Ability to visually and audibly perform essential functions.
Essential Physical Requirements: Sufficient mobility and strength to ambulate, lift, position and transfer patients.
Exposure to Hazards: Exposures to infectious diseases blood and body fluids and chemical products.
Essential Functions: Delivers patient care in the Emergency Department setting as directed by the registered nurse to include protocol orders or guidelines within approved current Emergency Department Paramedic competency. Provides and documents individualized patient care to include: patient and personal safety, assists in patient assessments in conjunction with the ED RN and patient re-assessments, assists in maintaining airway patency, initiating IV therapy, ECG interpretations, dysrhythmia recognition, and defibrillation. Assists patient with hygiene, mobility, and nutritional needs. Provides routine treatments and maintains a safe and clean environment. Transports and discharges patients. Demonstrates competency in unit specific tasks and skills as defined by unit specific competency list. Documents according to unit specific policies and guidelines. Communicates appropriate information regarding the patient’s condition to the RN, and other members of the healthcare team. Maintains a clean, safe, and organized unit. Receives and processes incoming calls, patient calls and guest requests. Transports and delivers items and equipment throughout the facility.
Other Related Functions: Participates in maintaining the Emergency Department to be clean, safe, organized and stocked. Demonstrates awareness of patient’s rights and legal issues. Complies with the standards as required by regulatory and accreditation agencies. Performs all other duties as assigned.
PRN as needed
8 - PRN (As Needed)
South Lake Hospital - 17 months ago