HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Paramedic in Jacksonville, Florida

Memorial Hospital (an HCA facility) is located less than 20 miles from the beaches of Jacksonville. We are the premiere medical facility in the Jacksonville area featuring a Certified Chest Pain Center, Certified Stroke Center as well as a dedicated Heart Center. Memorial Hospital is also a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital.

TheEmergency Room (ER) Paramedicassists in providing quality care to an assigned group of patients, under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN). This position is responsible for maintaining unit equipment and maintaining adequate stocking of supplies and related equipment.The ER Paramedic identifies opportunities for improvement and participates in performance improvement activities as directed. The ER Paramedic is responsible for: meeting Joint Commission standards, complying with all state and federal regulations, complying with corporate and hospital policy and procedures, managing supplies and equipment, and promoting teamwork and positive customer service.

  • Patient Rights -The Emergency Room Paramedic will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
  • Patient Safety –The Emergency Room Paramedic demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.

EDUCATION: * High School Diploma, GED or Vocational/Technical Diploma is required LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * An active state of Florida Paramedic License is required * A current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required * A current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Health Care Provider is required * A curret American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Health Care Provider is required * Successful completion of CPI training within one year of entering this position EXPERIENCE: * 1 year of EMS experience is preferred * Previous Hospital ER/ED experience is preferred SHIFT: * Currently looking for Mid Shift Coverage - 11A to 11P and 1P to 1A * Employee must be able to work rotating weekends

Title: Paramedic

Location: Florida-Jacksonville-Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville

Requisition ID: 02525-11305