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Texas Health Resources Paramedic-Part Time-Nights-Emergency in Arlington, Texas

Paramedic (EMT-P) Emergency Department

Fast-paced, high volume Emergency Department is looking for top skilled Paramedic. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Arlington Memorial, 800 W. Randol Mill Road in Arlington, TX 76012.

Work hours: Part Time, Nights (7p – 7a), 2 shifts, 24 hours per week with benefits available. Weekend and holiday requirements

Department highlights:

  • Self-Scheduling that helps with work/life balance as well as opportunities for educational and career growth

  • Robust Unit Based Council (UBC) and engaged leadership team

  • Fast-Paced, high-volume department averaging 200 patients/day

  • The professional paramedic exhibits understanding of basic human needs and demonstrates recognition and understanding of patient’s affiliations.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital has a rich history in North Texas. As a Level IV Trauma Center, Cycle III Chest Pain Center and Primary Stroke Center, we offer the communities of Arlington, Kennedale, Pantego, Mansfield and Grand Prairie advanced life-saving care close to home. The hospital is also certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, providing specialized care to our tiniest patients.

Here’s What You Need

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required

  • 3 months paramedic experience or completion of a paramedic internship required, 1 year Paramedic experience in EMS or Fire Dept preferred

  • EMT-P - Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic required or

  • LP - Licensed Paramedic

  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support, within 90 days of hire required and

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required and

  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support, within 90 days of hire required and

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training (ED Only), within 60 days of hire required

What You Will Do

Provides Safe Patient Care Under Physician Delegation:

  • Administers IV fluid without additives, saline flush, IV antibiotics, all IV medications excluding controlled and RSI medications. ACLS drugs (including drips) using barcode medication verification (BMV) during medication administrations. All IM and oral medications excluding controlled drugs. Plans the care of the patient

  • Completes accurate documentation in the electronic health record

  • Provides consistent attention to airway, intake, elimination, sleep, rest, mobility and hygiene needs

  • Applies antiembolic stockings and sequential compression devices

  • Cervical collar management

  • External defibrillation

  • Nasal cannula or oxygen mask application

  • Oral airway insertion and removal

  • Ultrasound-guided peripheral IV Access

  • Draw blood from ports

  • Other duties as assigned by RN

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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