JOB SUMMARY The Emergency Medical Tech - Paramedic administers efficient, rapid, quality care and transport to critically ill or injured patients in a dynamic and demanding environment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Provides critical care interventions and patient transport, in an independent capacity, to provide quality care to a varied patient population.
Operates ambulance in a safe and appropriate manner at all times.
Performs patient assessments and evaluations effectively and promptly and institutes treatment plans that are prioritized appropriately and are within the scope of care guidelines as set forth by the Texas Department of Health Services (TDHS).
Evaluates the status of patients to monitor the effectiveness of interventions, and revises treatment plans promptly and effectively as necessary according to the changing needs of patients.
Responds quickly to patients' request for assistance with personal hygiene needs.
Documents and organizes patient care information accurately and thoroughly, with no more than 5% of service reports returned for completion.
Completes daily check list for assigned ambulances to ensure that the ambulance is maintained in a constant state of readiness to respond quickly to any emergency call.
Changes cot linen and removes soiled items, dirt and trash at the completion of each run. Notifies the appropriate personnel immediately when required supplies and equipment are not available for stocking the unit.
Maintains the cleanliness and functionality of the cleaning, sleeping and crew quarter areas on a regular basis. Performs daily tasks necessary to keep the ambulance bay clean and safe from hazards.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and instructor certifications desirable.
Understands and completes professional and technical requirements and provides necessary documentation on such requirements.
BENEFITS 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%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent EXPERIENCE: Less than 1 Year of Experience CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION:
Basic Life Support (BLS)
ACLS (ACLS): ACLS required within 30 days of hire.
Pedi Adv Life Support (PALS): PALS required within 30 days of hire.
Drivers License (TXDL): If moving from out of state must obtain valid TX DL within 90 days of hire.
Emerg Med Tech - Paramedic (EMT-P), Licensed Paramedic (LICPARA): Must be an EMT-P or Licensed Paramedic in the state of TX.
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!