Paramedic FSED West

Paramedic FSED West

HCA | Gainesville, FL, 32601, US
Salary Range:$42,000 – $55,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 22 days ago

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Located :HCA Florida West End Emergency, A part of HCA Florida North Florida Hospital

Welcome to our new Freestanding Emergency Room.

Our new state-of-the-art emergency room offers a full range of capabilities - from pediatric to adult care, and provides the same level of excellent emergency care as North Florida Regional's Main Campus Emergency Room. Experience compassionate, quality healthcare from the same team you know and trust, in a new, convenient location.

We are committed to enriching our community through extraordinary healthcare for both adult and pediatric emergency patients, and significantly shorter wait times.

The Freestanding Emergency Room West End is located with quick and convenient access at the corner of W. Newberry Road and 122nd Street, often referred to as Parker Road. It offers comfortable waiting areas and the same excellent diagnostic and treatment equipment available at HCA Florida North Florida Hospital

Our freestanding Emergency Room facility was designed with the convenience and accommodation of patients in mind, as well as the latest in medical technology to ensure comfort during a stressful Emergency situation.

You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:

401(k) with an employer match up to 9%

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Student Loan Assistance

Tuition Reimbursement

Paid Family Leave

Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision

And much more!



Responsible for patient care under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.

* Gives catheter care.
* takes and records vital signs accurately within the shift.
* Keeps correct intake and output.
* Rounds every hour to anticipate patient needs.
* Obtains and labels specimens accurately.
* Alters patient's position Q2 or as assigned.
* Applied binders, restraints, ice bags, K-pads as delegated by the RN.
* Answers call lights immediately
* Assists with toileting needs.
* Assists patient in.out of beds, chairs, or wheelchairs.
* Gives accurate report of care provided and patients' response to RN Team Leader.
* Assists with preventative measures for compromised skin integrity.
* Keeps room orderly for safe patient environment.
* Assists with Post Mortem Care.
* Ensures each patient's general hygiene needs are met daily.
* Immediately disposes of bio-medical and hazardous waste in labeled bio-medical/bio-hazardous waste container.
* Documents specific patient valuables on designated form when received and immediately contacts security.
* Performs dressing changes as directed by RN.
* Collects and labels specimens for diagnostic.
* Performs bedside blood glucose monitoring.
* Starts peripheral IV's with saline lock.
* Starts Foley catheter as ordered.
* Performs blood draws as ordered.
* Performs point of care testing as ordered.

Required Job Qualifications Include:


* High School graduate or GED preferred
* Ability to read, write, and understand written and oral instruction.


* 6 Months of Paramedic experience.


* State of Florida EMT-P Certification
* BLS and ACLS through American Heart Association
* PALS and PEPP are preferred

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

* Demonstrated skills in organization, verbal and written communications, customer service, math, analysis, reading, follow instruction, basic computer usage. EMT-P Clinical Skills.

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