SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
West Florida Healthcare is a 515 bed facility and proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. In addition to receiving an A Rating in Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group since fall of 2015, 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. Job Summary: The Emergency Department Technician II assists the professional nursing personnel by performing patient care and specific tasks under the direct supervision of an RN. The ED Tech follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to West Florida Hospital standards of behavior. Essential Functions: The ER Tech II will have a medium workload-exert up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally and/or up to twenty (20) pounds frequently, and/or up to ten (10) pounds constantly. Manages stress appropriately and can make decisions under pressure and handle multiple priorities. The minimum requirements of this position require the individual to: stand, sit, walk, perform repetitive tasks/motions, distinguish colors, hear alarms/telephones/normal speaking voice, have good manual dexterity, good eye-hand-foot coordination, and clarity of vision. Climbing, bending, crouching, squatting, crawling, kneeling, balancing, pulling with force, reaching above own head, and reaching above shoulder are routine.
High School Diploma or GED
EMT or Paramedic degree
6-12 months related experience
Florida EMT required
Florida EMT-P preferred
BLS or BLS instructor
Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills
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