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Paramedic EVENINGS - 2:00p-10:30p: Recovery Room - Pembroke Pines, FL - Paramedic

Company: Memorial Hospital West
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Paramedic EVENINGS - 2:00p-10:30p: Recovery 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 West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region. Memorial Hospital West's many respected specialty programs include: --- Medical and Surgical Services --- Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments --- Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute --- Memorial Cancer Institute --- Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County's first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit --- Memorial Neuroscience Institute --- Memorial Rehabilitation Institute --- Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program --- The Family Birthplace --- Women's Services Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 - and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an "A" Ranking for Patient Safety. 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 West, Hollywood , Paramedic EVENINGS - 2:00p-10:30p: Recovery Room - Pembroke Pines, FL - Paramedic, Healthcare , Hollywood, Florida

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