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Paramedic Emergency Room at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center

Posted in Other 25 days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Fort Pierce, Florida





Job Description:

DESCRIPTION SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

PARAMEDIC

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

FULL TIME MIXED SHIFTS 0.9 FTE

LAWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

FORT PIERCE, FL
FACILITY DESCRIPTION:
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood's Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and, for 11 years in a row, the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first - no matter what!

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. Historically HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!

BENEFITS:

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan forgiveness, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The paramedic is responsible for the direct and indirect care of patients under the direction of the nurse. The position requires knowledge of both department and hospital policies and procedures relevant to the delivery of patient care. This position requires knowledge of medical terminology and familiarity with medical technology as it relates to emergency nursing

QUALIFICATIONS

* Graduate of a formal college/technical paramedic program

* State of Florida Paramedic License

* BLS Certification

* ACLS/PALS Certification

* Previous Paramedic experience in an ED setting preferred

* Working knowledge of medical terminology.

* Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

* 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.

We are committed to:

Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.