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ED Advanced Technician I -AdventHealthEmergency Department - AdventHealth
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth:
Work in a strong team-oriented environment while providing exceptional patient care
The teams are dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Central Florida
An organization that provides and supports opportunities for employees' personal and professional growth
Full Time, 3/12 hr. shifts, including weekends
You Will Be Responsible For:
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.
WhatYou Will Need:
Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals
Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the healthcare industry
Knowledge of HIPAA regulations and ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patient-related information
Ability to understand and process orders from physicians and other personnel
Ability to maintain records and appropriately document patient data and treatment progress
Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Patient Care or Nursing certification required from the respective state board
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or specific certification related to position
Two years of technical experience
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.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.