Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills
FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of Americaâ™s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row âœ2017-2019â by the Womenâ™s Choice Award
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
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:
Basic computer knowledge
Commitment to purposeful hourly rounding
Completion of High School/GED
Current Florida State Nursing Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician Certification or Certified Medical Assistant.
Current American Heart Association BLS certification
The Emergency Technician 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.
Is responsible for acting as a role model for the mission, and patient promise of AdventHealth. 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.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.