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EMT-APH MOBILE ICU-Varies

 

EMT-APH MOBILE ICU-Varies - Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is a sanctuary of hope and healing. The most advanced technology, coupled with compassion and dedication made Arnold Palmer Hospital one of the most trusted names in childrens healthcare worldwide. Careful attention is paid to creating a cheerful, comforting environment to minimize stress and generate smiles. Arnold Palmer Hospital is a 158-bed pediatric hospital facility located in Orlando, Florida, United States. Arnold Palmer Hospital is the first facility in Central Florida to provide emergency care exclusively for pediatrics. The Bert Martins Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center is part of the areas only Level 1 Trauma Center. Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is the only childrens hospital in Central Florida to rank as one of Americas Best Childrens Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report. Arnold Palmer Hospital ranked 30th nationally in pediatric heart/heart surgery and 28th for orthopedics in the 2010 edition of the report.

The EMT Provides safe transfer of patients to local facilities, discharges and outlying facilities.

Essential Functions

  • Documentation of each transfer to include: type of transfer and destination of patient being transported.
  • Communicates appropriate patient information with RN/RRT/Paramedic when transfer is by ambulance on the appropriate run
  • sheet.
  • Demonstrates competency in advanced unit specific tasks and skills as defined by unit specific competency list.
  • Communicates appropriate information regarding the patients condition to the RN and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment within confines of the department/ambulance.
  • Assists RN/RRT/Paramedic in supply and stocking of all ALS units

Education/Training

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Successful completion of Emergency Medical Technician program from approved/accredited Department of Transportation
  • (DOT) program. May also be a graduate of an additional paramedic program.

Licensure/Certification

  • Current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license or Paramedic (PMD) license in the State of Florida renewed every two (2) years.
  • Maintain current Basic life support certification (BLS).
  • Emergency Vehicle Operators Certificate (EVOC) certification.
  • Valid Florida drivers license with no more than six (6) points, at least 21 years of age, and must be insurable under the Orlando Health Insurance carriers requirements and standards.

Experience

One (1) year of ambulance driving experience and/or Fire Department experience. Good driving record on file with Florida State DOT


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