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Provides patient care under the direction of a physician, physician's assistant, and/or registered nurse.

1. Performs technical procedures as delegated, including but not limited to establishing IV access, performing ECGs and vital statistics/telemetry monitoring, collecting specimens, providing wound care, and transporting patients.

2. Assists physicians and nurses with performing medical procedures, including examinations, minor surgical interventions, orthopedic treatment, and resuscitation.

3. Documents and communicates assessment findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to medical/nursing staff.

4. Assists with keeping department areas clean, stocked, and orderly.

Education: Completion of an accredited EMT-Paramedic training program.

Licensure, Certification and Registration: Florida state licensure as a Paramedic. Basic Life Support (BLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) for NICU, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for Pediatric areas and/or Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Adult areas.

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communications skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


1 year of previous ED experience desired.

Organizational Profile:
Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region.
Memorial Hospital West s many respected specialty programs include:

Medical and Surgical Services
Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Memorial Cancer Institute
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County s first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit
Memorial Neuroscience Institute
Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program
The Family Birthplace
Women s Services
Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation s 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an A Ranking for Patient Safety.
Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Employment at Memorial Healthcare System is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.

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