Company: Largo Medical Center
Posted on: November 25, 2019
Description SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Experience a higher degree of patient care at LargoMedical Center,
part of the HCA West and Central Florida hospital system.
Our455-bed acute care hospital is located on two campuses---in
mid-Pinellas Countyon the West Coast of Florida, providing medical
care for the residents ofLargo, and the nearby cities of
Clearwater, Seminole, St. Petersburg and theGulf Beach communities.
We are the only area hospital with all private patientrooms.HCA is
dedicated to the growth and development of ourcolleagues. We will
provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed inour
organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Transporter
to helpus reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!We offer you
an excellent total compensation package,including competitive
salary, excellent benefit package and growthopportunities. We
believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work withus.
Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending,
life,disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program
and an employeestock purchase program. Student loan repayment
available for select roles andfacilities.-- We would love to talk
to youabout this fantastic opportunity. -- Job Description: -- The
Paramedic functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse 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.
- High School Diploma/ GED required
- State of Florida Paramedic License required
- Current BLS certification--through the American Heart
Association--,as well as ACLS, PALS and PHTLS--required
- 1-2 years experience as a Paramedic.
- Working knowledge of medical terminology.
- Customer service abilities including effective listening
- 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. Notice Our Company---s
recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your
career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During
the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request
financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit
card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters
will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo
Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email,
let us know by clicking--here.For questions about your job
application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at
1-844-422-5627 option 1.
HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by
physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the
practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a
comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across
approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to
deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing
care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine.
We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on
the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million
patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve
the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but
everywhere. We---re committed to improving more lives in more ways,
and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of
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