EMT Care Partner II - Full Time Days - Lake Placid, FL
Location: Lake Placid, Florida
Internal Number: 21015832
Care Partner II EMT - FT Days- AdventHealth Sebring
Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872
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2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
Work Hours/Shift: FT Days
You will be responsible for:
Assists in the patient/family care using established techniques with the multidisciplinary team.
Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions.
Assists the patient with activities of daily living as ordered by the physician
Distributes food trays to patients. Assists patient with tray preparation and feeding as required.
Maintains the patient's environment in manner that promotes cleanliness, patient comfort and patient safety.
Responds to patient call lights/bells, cares for the needs of the patient according to her/his skill level.
Prepares the room to receive a new admission: zeros the bed scale, personal care items, linen, vital sign equipment, etc.
Welcomes new admission, orients patient to room.
Transfers patients from beds onto gurneys or into wheelchairs with assistance of other patient care personnel when required.
Ensures patient and personal safety by following proper lifting and patient transporting techniques.
Provides patients with fresh water at established intervals
Documents in the patient’s medical record:
Data for assessment of patient/family needs in relation to care, condition, and education.
Interventions and response to treatment.
Personal care, intake and output, vital signs and weights.
Performs patient care as delegated following hospital policies.
Participates in the patient/family care, utilizing established techniques as part of the multidisciplinary team
Incorporates principles of infection control, fire & safety, and biohazardous waste handling into daily routines.
Promptly reports changes in patients’ status to the appropriate RN/LPN promptly.
Recognizes emergency situations and acts appropriately.
Collects patient specimens (urine, stool, sputum), labels at bedside comparing two unique patient identifiers, and send to lab for analysis according to protocol and communicate to nurse.
Performs venipunctures, establishes intravenous sites, and performs point of care testing in accordance with hospital policies (Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Nurse Tech)
Maintains aseptic technique during sterile procedure setup, demonstrating knowledge of infection control practices.
Assists in application of immobilization devices
Maintains current clinical, technical and professional competencies.
Accepts responsibility for one’s own professional standards.
Accepts responsibility for one’s own actions by initiating the incident report mechanisms
Attends a minimum of 75% of scheduled staff meetings annually.
Attends mandatory hospital in-services annually.
Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.
Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of healthcare and implements budgetary containment measures.
Maintains equipment in its proper working condition; identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.
Seeks and accepts constructive criticism and implements actions designed for self-improvement.
Assists in the organization and operations of the unit via guidelines, policy, and procedures.
Performs ordered 12-lead electrocardiogram as directed by RN (ED only)
Performs functions of unit clerk when assigned
Prepares and maintains patients medical records from admission through discharge to facilitate organization, completeness and accuracy of the records system for the unit
Monitors physician orders to assist medical/nursing staff to assure prompt, efficient timely care of all patients.
Manages unit supplies, activities, time and other resources in cost effective manner to reduce waste
Maintains functional knowledge and seeks to improve competency in the area of responsibility.
Maintains accurate focus on communication
Maintains clinical competency.
Attends mandatory hospital in-services and continuing education.
Successful completion of annual skills fair.
Other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
EMT or Paramedic or completion of Clinical III rotation in a professional nursing program
Basic computer skills
Customer service skills
Basic dysrhythmia interpretation class
Previous basic intravenous therapy class (LPN, EMT, Nurse Tech or Paramedic only)
CNA experience, minimum of 1 year or Unit Clerk experience, minimum of 1 year
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Florida LPN, EMT or Paramedic license
BLS -condition of employment
CPI within 6 months of employment (Emergency Department and Behavioral Health Unit)
The Emergency medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic under the supervision of the LPN and/or RN, provides physical care as part of the multidisciplinary team, in accordance with the Hospital mission, physician and patient expectations.
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