HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Paramedic ED Dept in Oviedo, Florida

Oviedo Medical Center , opening in Jan 2017- a 64-Bed acute care hospital with a 22-bed emergency department, will bring a full range of healthcare services to Seminole County and surrounding communities. The hospital’s modern design and up-to-date technology will provide a world-class facility to support local physicians and delivering excellent patient care. Very well positioned, less than a mile off of a major highway (417). Oviedo is a growing community less than 20 minutes Northeast of Downtown Orlando. This provides access to a high amount of activities, events, attractions but not entrenched in the heaviest populated area. Great area for families as it’s zoned for very strong schools. Also less than an hour to the beach!

Shift 11a-11p -3 days a week rotating weekends

POSITION SUMMARY: The Paramedic, under the direction of the Medical Director and Emergency Services Director, is responsible for implementing technical procedures and care on all Emergency Department patients safely and effectively. The quality of care and service given will adhere to the philosophy and objectives of the hospital and the department of nursing and will maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice in order to meet the health care needs of patients, and their families. The Paramedic works responsibly with the RN and LPN in planning, and performing nursing care for patient(s) in accordance with the Florida State 10-D-66, physician’s orders, recognized nursing techniques, policies, procedures, established standards and administrative policies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Demonstrates knowledge of the nursing process.

  • Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement processes.

  • Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel.

  • Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.

  • Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients right to privacy by protecting confidential information.

  • Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient.

  • Evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psycho-social status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient.

  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.

  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.

  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.

  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.

  • Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • State of Florida Paramedic License

  • BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider

  • PALS certification


  • One (1) year of experience required SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician’s orders

  • Knowledge of body substance isolation

  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs

  • Basic computer skills An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Camp

Title: Paramedic ED Dept

Location: Florida-Oviedo-Oviedo Medical Center

Requisition ID: 26750-179