The Paramedic has Knowledge of physiological, psychosocial and therapeutic components specific to assisting the appropriate treatment, and prioritizing of patients with real or potential life threatening conditions, presenting to the Emergency Department of care. The Paramedic assists professional nursing staff and physician with the provision of emergency treatment to patients of all ages. Responsible for organized, systematic reception and categorization of patients, ensuring that immediate care is available for the seriously ill or injured patient. Determines priorities confidently an directs patient flow in a high paced environment, while maintaining composure and courtesy to patients and families. The Paramedic may be needed to work beyond the regular environment, while maintain composure and courtesy to patients and families. The Paramedic may be needed to work beyond the regular tour of duty or in another patient care unit as assigned by department head or nursing supervisor.
Minimum one year experience as a Paramedic in the hospital or Pre-Hospital setting or related experience. Knowledge base requisite to the assessment and care for the emergency patient
Possesses effective crisis intervention skills
Effective oral and written communication skills in the English Language
Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to assist with varied operative procedures and surgeon's verbal directives
Ability to perform effectively in fast paced, stressful environment
State of Florida Paramedic License
BLS certification from the American Heart Association Required
ACLS and PALS certification from the American Heart Association Preferred
CPI within 90 days of employment for this Paramedic Emergency Department role
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105009625
About Palmetto General Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.