Job Summary Emergency Medical Technicians will transport Harris Health System patients via ambulance and provide care in accordance with established treatment modalities and Patient Care Guidelines inside and outside of hospital.
Education: High School Diploma; Graduate of accredited school offering EMS training
License & Certifications: EMT Certified in the State of Texas Current Texas drivers license/ City of Houston E-Permit Basic Life Support
Work Experience: One (1) year in EMS field preferred
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing/ Reports
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Flexible
Equipment Operated: Vehicle, Computer, other as required by job description
Other Requirements: Able to work according to specific to job requirements, subject to extreme weather conditions.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.