Attaches 12 lead EKG’s and completes test before giving strip to physician on duty. Initiates cardiac monitoring, and performs venipuncture for testing.
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.
Is a customer service champion 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.
What You Will Need:
Completion of an EMT program
Licensed by the State of Florida as an EMT
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 AdventHealth corporate compliance plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.