ED Advanced Technician I – Emergency Department – Apopka – Per Diem

  • Adventist Health System
  • Apopka, FL, USA
  • Nov 09, 2017

Job Description

ED Advanced Technician I - Emergency Department - Apopka - Per Diem
Apopka seeks to hire ED Advanced Technician I who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:
Florida Hospital Apopka is just 12 miles northwest of Orlando, with a small, yet advanced, 50-bed campus. Florida Hospital Apopka offers employees a flexible and supportive environment that allows for hands-on experience as part of a closely connected staff that feels more like family. The size of our facility promotes a welcoming environment, where you can get to know your peers, the support staff, and our leadership team.

Department Profile:
The Emergency Department is a full-service 16-bed unit that averages 90 patients per day, with approximately 15 daily admissions. Particularly difficult cases may be transferred to one of the other Florida Hospital facilities for complex medical treatment and procedures. This state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest technology, including computerized charting and streptokinase infusion.

Work Hours/Shifts:
1/12hr a week (7p - 7a)

Job Summary:
The ED Advanced Technician I performs patient care under the direction of and as assigned by the Charge nurse, registered nurse and/or physician or their designee. Perform general clinical, non-clinical and clerical services necessary to expedite the efficient functioning of the nursing unit, consistent with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures in the Emergency Department and hospital administration. Adhere to the Florida Hospital corporate compliance plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
  • Completion of an EMT program
  • EMT
  • Customer Service (Preferred)
  • Bilingual (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • Licensed by the State of Florida as an EMT
  • BLS

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
  • Attaches 12 lead EKG's and completes test before giving strip to physician on duty. Initiates cardiac monitoring, and performs venipuncture for testing. Initiates cardiac monitoring, demonstrates ability to detect dysrhythmias and notifies the assigned nurse or charge nurse of abnormalities. Initiates oxygen therapy as directed by RN or Physician.
  • Transports of unmonitored patient to inpatient departments as needed, transportation of stable (no blood infusion drips or no oxygen > 50%) monitored patient to PCU/med-tele, or accompany RN to transport patient to specialty units.
  • Assists physician or RN with procedures and exams; i.e. set up and clean up for sutures, pelvic exams, lumbar punctures, application of orthopedic splints and casting, etc. Applies slings, sling-n-swathe, finger splints, application of dressings, etc. Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.
  • Utilizes age-specific competencies in the care of all patient populations.
  • Is a customer service champion as demonstrated by AIDET, keeping patients informed, providing information and updates to patients, apologizing for waits, demonstrating caring, compassion, & concern, demonstrating a sense of urgency, advocating for pain management, and ensuring that patients can get help at any time. Performs hourly rounding on patients to keep them informed and to ensure that the patients have call bells, pillows, blankets as needed, that care givers names are on the boards (applicable campuses), and that patient and family needs are exceeded.
  • Maintains (room and work area organization and stocking levels) per 5 S principles. Maintains rooms and work area cleanliness.
  • Relieves HUC as assigned, performs accurate order entry, and manages phone calls.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the insert job title here opportunity with Apopka and apply online today.

Job Keywords:
ED Advanced Technician I, Apopka, Emergency Room