Ascension Health Paramedic - Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) in Pensacola, Florida

Job ID: 240035

Paramedic - Pediatric Emergency Department (ED)

Pensacola, Florida

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Paramedic

City, State: Pensacola,FL

Location: Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola

Department: Emergency Department Peds

Additional Job Details: PRN Rotating

About Us

Thank you for your interest in Northwest Florida’s leading health care provider – Sacred Heart Health System.

Northwest Florida is a growing, family-oriented community, offering a mild climate, year-round recreational opportunities and beautiful sugar-white beaches along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Our associates consistently give high ratings to their workplace engagement and leadership’s support for their well-being.

Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. For our more than 100-year history, we have been blessed with talented associates who believe in our mission and are dedicated to serving our patients and families.

Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida. In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region’s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.

To learn more about Sacred Heart Health System, visit www.sacred-heart.org .

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Paramedic under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Physician provides direct care to patients needing emergency medical treatment.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs urgent and emergent care procedures including EKGs, wound care, vital sign monitoring, medication administration, IV initiation and codes.

  • Monitors patient condition and performs data collection. Communicates findings and patient condition to primary Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Maintains accurate documentation in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.

  • Assists with the mobilization, ambulation and transport of patients.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Paramedic credentialed from the Florida Department of Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Must be licensed and certified in FL and in additional states as applicable.

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the PALS Certification Institute obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Basic Trauma Life Support specializing in Trauma.

  • Certified International Trauma Life Support credentialed from the International Trauma Life Support (ITLS).

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School or Equivalent required.

  • Graduate of a paramedic course required.

Work Experience:

  • Previous experience working in a hospital preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the Sacred Heart Health System Team, please apply by completing an online application.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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