Transport EMT (Multiple Shifts)

 
Position: Transport EMT (Multiple Shifts)

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Shift: 7a-7p, 11a-11p, 7p-7a, 7a-7p (Per Diem), 7p-7a (Per Diem)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.     Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Transport EMT– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform a variety of routine and specialized patient care activities, as assigned, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) or Respiratory Therapist (RRT). The Transport Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) will operate in a dual role acting as both an EMT transport team member

and as a communication specialist in the Transport Center.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Provide patient care through policies, protocols and guidelines delegated by the RN or RRT within the EMT scope of practice
  • Provides high quality patient care and customer service
  • Obtain and document vital signs and physiological values using appropriate monitors. Respond appropriately to alarms and notify the RN of abnormal findings
  • Maintains confidentiality concerning patient/family issues and demonstrates sensitivity to information, ensuring privacy by understanding HIPPA laws as it pertains to health information
  • Ensures timely response to campus emergencies by rapid/accurate deployment of the code response team in the Transport Center


Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (EVOC)required
  • BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support American Heart Association required
  • EMT - Emergency Medical Tech Texas Department of State Health Services required or
  • EMT-B - Emergency Medical Tech-Basic Texas Department of State Health Services required or
  • EMT-I - Emergency Medical Tech-Interm Texas Department of State Health Services required or
  • EMT-A - Advanced EMT Texas Department of State Health Services required or
  • EMT-P - Emergency Medical Tech-Parame Texas Department of State Health Services required or
  • LIC PAR - Lic-Paramedic Texas Department of State Health Services required


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