Paramedic (Clinical Operations) CASUAL/PER DIEM at Nemours Children's Health System in Orlando, FL

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As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. 

Nemours is seeking a Paramedic (CLINICAL OPERATIONS) CASUAL, to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, FL

​Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region

Job Duties

This position is responsible for assisting in the delivery of individual care to patients presenting to the Clinical Operations, as directed by a Registered Nurse. This position also functions in Clinical Logistics and is responsible for monitoring and facilitating patient care remotely though the use of technology and protocols

  • Ensures adequate stock and condition of all necessary equipment and supplies in designated areas at established par levels, including emergency medical equipment 
  • Provides basic care, such as assisting in use of bed pan, ambulating and weighing
  • Performs routine, uncomplicated procedures including but not limited to: EKGs, application of hot/cold therapy, casting/splinting procedures, wound cleansing, taking vital signs and chaperoning pelvic and rectal examinations. Establishes peripheral IV access, performs phlebotomy point of care testing and lab specimen collection procedures
  • Transports patients using wheelchair, stretcher or wagon within hospital and to and from vehicles
  • Answers telephone and communicates with other disciplines and facilities, including the coordination of patient transfers from community physicians/healthcare facilities 
  • Provides 1:1 observation for patients at risk of self harm
  • Utilizes the electronic medical record as required for patient care
  • Ensures a clean and safe patient care environment
  • Remotely monitor patients related to treatment, behavioral health concerns, pediatric factitious disease, arrhythmias and equipment settings
  • Immediately reports any observed changes in condition or behavior of patients
  • Demonstrates excellence in meeting the needs of customer service and operates in a professional, confidential manner 
  • Adheres to the Nemours Standards of Behavior
  • Embraces other duties as assigned to support the Nemours vision/mission

Job Requirements 

  • High school diploma and successful completion of EMT-Paramedic course and currently licensed in the state of Florida
  • Comfortable with use of computers and technology
  • Minimum of one (1) year patient care experience preferred
  • Valid American Heart BLS certification upon hire required; BLS certification must be valid for 90 days post start date
  • ACLS & PALS certification required upon hire
  • Pediatric experience preferred 
  • Hospital experience preferred

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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