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Paramedic -Emergency Room Full Time

Company: Memorial Hospital Pembroke
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Paramedic -Emergency Room Full Time - eves 12 hours - 1100 - 1130p: Emergency Room - Pembroke Pines, FL --;--; Summary:Provides patient care under the direction of a physician, physician's assistant, and/or registered nurse. --; Detailed responsibilities:--- Performs technical procedures as delegated, including but not limited to establishing IV access, performing ECGs and vital statistics/telemetry monitoring, collecting specimens, providing wound care, and transporting patients.--- Assists physicians and nurses with performing medical procedures, including examinations, minor surgical interventions, orthopedic treatment, and resuscitation.--- Documents and communicates assessment findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to medical/nursing staff.--- Assists with keeping department areas clean, stocked, and orderly.--- Upon successful completion of training and demonstration of clinical competency, will be able to perform the following functions in Emergency Departments when approved by and under the supervision of the Emergency Services Medical Director: Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Placement, Intraosseous (IO) placement, Insertion of Nasogastric Tube, Triage (all aspects except Acuity Level Designation), IV Fluid Administration, Medication Administration (limited), Operation of IV infusion device (IV pump). Competencies and skills:Essential:--- STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct. --- CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.--- ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.--- RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.--- PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems. --- ORGANIZATION SKILLS: Organizes work to achieve maximum efficiency. --- PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"--- PATIENT SAFETY - ANCILLARY/SUPPORT: Contributes to a safe patient care environment. --; --; Education:Essential:--- Accredited Program --; Education specialization:Essential:--- Emergency Medical Technician Credentials:Essential:--- BLS Certification--- Paramedic License - FL Education equivalent experience:Essential:--- --; Other information:Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communications skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Work Experience: No prior work experience required.------ Department specific credentials - See below-Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required for Tele, ICU, L&D, OB, Cath Lab, OR, PACU, ER, CV, and Procedural areas.-PALS required for Pediatric areas with the exception of NICU.For added clarification, see Mandatory Education Requirements grid. --; --; Working conditions:Essential:--- Bending and Stooping--;--;--; 60.00%--- Keyboard Entry--;--;--; 60.00%--- Kneeling--;--;--; 60.00%--- Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater--;--;--; 60.00%--- Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient--;--;--; 60.00%--- Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient--;--;--; 40.00%--- Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient--;--;--; 60.00%--- Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient--;--;--; 60.00%--- Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient--;--;--; 60.00%--- Reaching--;--;--; 60.00%--- Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg--;--;--; 60.00%--- Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm--;--;--; 60.00%--- Running--;--;--; 40.00%--- Sitting--;--;--; 40.00%--- Squatting--;--;--; 60.00%--- Standing--;--;--; 60.00%--- Walking--;--;--; 60.00%--- Audible Speech--;--;--; 60.00%--- Hearing Acuity--;--;--; 60.00%--- Smelling Acuity--;--;--; 60.00%--- Depth Perception--;--;--; 60.00%--- Distinguish Color--;--;--; 60.00%--- Seeing - Far--;--;--; 60.00%--- Seeing - Near--;--;--; 60.00%--- Bio hazardous Waste--;--;--; 60.00%--- Biological Hazards - Respiratory--;--;--; 60.00%--- Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion--;--;--; 60.00%--- Blood and/or Bodily Fluids--;--;--; 60.00%--- Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens--;--;--; 60.00%--- Cytotoxic Chemicals--;--;--; 40.00%--- Dust--;--;--; 60.00%--- Gas/Vapors/Fumes--;--;--; 60.00%--- Hazardous Chemicals--;--;--; 60.00%--- Hazardous Medication--;--;--; 20.00%--- Latex--;--;--; 40.00%--- Computer Monitor--;--;--; 60.00%--- Domestic Animals--;--;--; 40.00%--- Fire Risk--;--;--; 20.00%--- Hazardous Noise--;--;--; 20.00%--- Heating Devices--;--;--; 60.00%--- Laser/High Intensity Lights--;--;--; 20.00%--- Magnetic Fields--;--;--; 20.00%--- Moving Mechanical Parts--;--;--; 60.00%--- Needles/Sharp Objects--;--;--; 60.00%--- Potential Electric Shock--;--;--; 60.00%--- Potential for Physical Assault--;--;--; 60.00%--- Radiation--;--;--; 40.00%--- Wet or Slippery Surfaces--;--;--; 60.00% --;--; --; Organizational Profile:Memorial Hospital Pembroke joined Memorial Healthcare System in 1995, adding 301 licensed beds and a wide range of clinical expertise to the system. New facilities and programs continue to be added, providing a wide scope of services such as:

  • Bariatrics
  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Care
  • Hernia Repair
  • Medical Detoxification
  • Stroke Treatment
  • Wound Care
  • 24/7 Care CenterThe Joint Commission has ranked Memorial Hospital Pembroke as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, and the hospital has received the Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Award for Stroke by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Keywords: Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Pembroke Pines , Paramedic -Emergency Room Full Time , Healthcare , Pembroke Pines, Florida

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