This Community Health Paramedic has primary responsibility for the care and management of patients enrolled in the mobile integrated health program. This position will be responsible for facilitating the continuity of care by interacting with the patient's physician and alternative healthcare facilities. The position will also be responsible for all aspects of patient care to include, but not limited to assessment, interaction and treatment per the departments protocol, policies and procedures of each patient contact.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Provides urgent, emergent and non-emergent care based on patient assessment and condition by functioning as a field paramedic performing direct care activities in accordance with offline clinical protocols and safety requirements.
Communicates with multiple agencies to facilitate continuity of care objectives, and collaborates with other departments as it pertains to case coordination and overall mobile integrated healthcare (MIH) program operations.
Prioritizes level of care based on patient, clinician, healthcare system and care plan needs.
Assists in developing processes and education material pertaining to MIH and critical care programs.
Operates in various clinical settings to provided patient assessment and care from non-emergency to long-term patient care and monitoring in a non-traditional setting.
Manages the course of care, care plans and all communications in the emergency medical responder (EMR), as appropriate.
Documents activities completely and thoroughly to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
ACLS and PALS preferred.
Effective written and oral communications. Ability to clearly communicate with other healthcare providers.
Familiar with computer programs such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. and EMR documentation software used for documentation in the patients record.
Must be team oriented with the ability to work efficiently and effectively with others.
Ability to multi-task and make sound decisions in critical situation.
Ability to troubleshoot and determine resolution.
Ability to effectively delegate workloads.
Bilingual Spanish speaking a plus.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!