Location Address: 13100 Fort King Rd, Dade City, FL 33525
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills
Only hospital in East and Central Pasco to earn Accreditation in Atrial Fibrillation in 2018 by the American College of Cardiology
Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment in 2019 by Healthgrades
Earned Get With the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus TS Quality Achievement Award 2018 by American Heart/Stroke Association
You Will Be Responsible For:
Provides supportive care to patients under the direct supervision of an RN.
Able to ventilate a patient with an ambu-bag and suction patients as needed which must be under the direct supervision of an RN or provider
Performs electrocardiogram within the designated timeframe
Assists patients to unclothe themselves and place patients on the monitor as indicated
Responds to stroke alerts in the ED and safely transports patients as outlined in the policy
Provides and documents treatments and procedures as indicated and within the defined scope of practice
Provides supportive care and comfort by answering patient call lights, anticipating patient needs, and reporting observations to the RN.
Obtains vital signs, weights, intake and output (I &O), and blood sugars.
Maintains cart and supplies on the unit required for daily operations
Participates in purposeful Hourly Rounding.
Adheres to hospital policy addressing standard precautions, safety regulations and guidelines
Provides relief for the Health Unit Coordinator and the Quick Registration Technician
Performs other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
Completion of High School/GED
Completion of approved C.N.A., EMT or Certified Medical Assistant
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Paramedic license required from the respective state board and/or respective state equivalent
The Paramedic is accountable for performing routine care under the direction of the RN. S/he provides for the comfort of the patient and communicates according to protocol.
The Paramedic is responsible for acting as a role model for the mission, and patient promise of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.