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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Emergency Room Technician I PRN in Pensacola, Florida

West Florida Healthcare is a 515 bed facility and proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. West Florida Healthcare is also the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. West Florida Healthcare is also the first hospital in the state of Florida to have earned Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation. In addition, West Florida Healthcare is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and offers specialized Emergency Department services tailored specifically to the needs of seniors as well as a Kids' ER dedicated to serving the emergency medical needs of children. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital, and a behavioral health facility. Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community's healthcare needs in major services such as cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, oncology, orthopedics, robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, neurology/neurosurgery, emergency care, urology, behavioral health, gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.

Position Summary

The EST I under the direction of the Medical Director, Emergency Services Manager & Director, and Registered Nurse is responsible for implementing technical procedures and care on all Emergency Department patients safely and effectively according to the EMT scope of practice.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of intermediate patient care, to include vital signs, venipuncture, urinary catheterization, cardiac monitoring, and 12 lead EKG.

  • Participates in the Quality Improvement Process.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patients’ right to privacy and protection of patient’s confidentiality.

  • Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities, as directed by the Registered Nurse.

  • Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors, staff, and physicians.

  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care, or the services delivered.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.

  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.

  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.

  • As a crisis prevention intervention trained staff member, responds appropriately to a manpower request.

  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

No education required

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Prior acute care experience

Preferred

Licenses & Certifications

EMT, State of Florida

Required

Basic Cardiac Life Support – AHA or Military Training Network

Required

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention required within 90 days of hire

Required

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Emergency Room Technician I PRN

Location: Florida-Pensacola-West Florida Hospital

Requisition ID: 00060-10989

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