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Texas Health Resources Paramedic-Full Time-Night Shift-Emergency Dept-THD in Dallas, Texas

Texas Health Dallas seeks to hire a Paramedic (EMT-P) to work full time, 3 – 12 shifts per week in the Emergency Department.

This opportunity will be working at our Dallas Hospital campus located at 8200 Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas, TX 75231.

The work schedule for this opportunity will be night shift, 7p (1900) to 7a (0700) and includes rotating weekends and holidays.

The salary range for this opportunity is from $18.13 to a maximum of $27.65 based on relevant experience as listed on your resume.

At Texas Health we are dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.

Accountability/Basic Human Needs

Responds to others' priorities regarding privacy, confidentiality, safety, physical, psychological, cognitive, religious and social needs; incorporates age specific safety/infection control measures into patient care; honors worth of humans through unconditional acceptance and respect; appreciates unique meanings and is concerned with understanding others frame of reference; engages family/caregivers in health care situations; uses mutual problem solving and exhibits professional behaviors that help patients and families understand how to confront, learn about, and think about their health and illness; involves a reciprocal, shared approach with resulting decisions acceptable to involved parties; gives reassurance, listens and concentrates on others; Is reliable, available and attentive; communicates a supportive, open, positive and tolerant attitude.

10%

Provides Safe Patient Care

Under Physician Delegation:

Administers IV fluid without additives, saline flush, antiemetic, non-narcotic pain medication and ACLS drugs (excluding drips) using barcode medication verification (BMV) during medication administrations

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

Nasopharyngeal insertion and removal

Oral airway insertion and removal

Oxygen therapy/delivery

Pacemaker assessment of function

Ultrasound-guided peripheral IV Access

Wound care dressing and application

Incentive spirometry

Other duties as assigned by RN

50%

Teamwork

Communicates and collaborates with all members of the health care team; incorporates and participates in adopted communication tools; promotes a cost-effective team by judicious use of resources; leads by example by giving priority to doing the right thing for patient care; adapts to changes in workload; demonstrates flexibility related to patient needs, staffing and patient acuity; demonstrates the ability to respectfully listen to others' opinions; collaborates with physicians and interdisciplinary team members to promote safe individualized care.

10%

Shared Decision Making

Actively participates in the Shared Governance model at unit, entity, and/or system level; actively engages in finding solutions for unit, division and/or entity concerns or issues; uses multiple available tools to stay informed of changes, updates and communications; demonstrates the ability to respectfully listen to others' opinions; Collaborates with physicians and interdisciplinary team members to promote safe individualized care.

10%

Professional Development Participates in change; understands, promotes, and values ed evidence-based practices, quality improvement, and/or research, and utilizes them in practice; follows guidelines and recommendations defined by regulatory or professional practice agencies. Provides daily care that achieves outcome targets for core measures, NPSG, employee satisfaction, patient satisfaction, NDNQI and other unit/organizational metrics; demonstrates commitment to lifelong learning and development; demonstrates a commitment to advancing the professional practice of paramedicine; incorporates ethical principles from the Texas Department of State Health Services EMT Code of Ethics. 10%

KPIs Assists in meeting departmental/hospital KPIs related to: Patient outcomes, customer satisfaction, financial performance, organizational effectiveness and community health care. 10%

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Education:

High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

Experience:

Three (3) months recent Paramedic experience or completion of a Paramedic Internship is required.

One (1) year of Paramedic experience is preferred.

Licenses and Certifications

EMT-P - Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic upon hire required and

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support upon hire required,

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire required.

PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support within 60 days of hire required.

CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention training within 60 days of hire required.

Skills

Possesses organizational skills to function in a fast paced environment, positive interpersonal skills, good verbal and written communication skills, able to perform basic computer skills.

Supervision

Individual Contributor

ADA Requirements

Extreme Heat 1-33%

Extreme Cold 1-33%

Extreme Swings in Temperature 1-33%

Extreme Noise 1-33%

Working Outdoors 1-33%

Working Indoors 1-33%

Mechanical Hazards 1-33%

Electrical Hazards 1-33%

Explosive Hazards 1-33%

Fume/Odor Hazards 67% or more

Dust/Mites Hazards 1-33%

Chemical Hazards 34-66%

Toxic Waste Hazards 1-33%

Radiation Hazards 1-33%

Wet Hazards 1-33%

Heights 1-33%

OSHA

Tasks involving exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

Physical Demands

Medium Work

Why Texas Health?

*As part of your employment with Texas Health, you, and any qualified dependents, may be eligible to take advantage of the comprehensive benefits program offered to eligible employees. A sample of these offerings is below:

Texas Health’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs.

Paid time off (PTO) plan which accrues on a biweekly basis according to your status, hours worked and employment tenure.

Texas Health’s 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match after twelve (12) months of service.

Life, long-term and short-term disability.

Health care and day care flexible spending accounts.

Tuition reimbursement.

Employee Assistance program.

Texas Health’s Be Healthy wellness program.

Various employee discounts on products and services program.

A few of Texas Health’s recent accomplishments:

2019 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®”.

Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor.

A “Best Workplaces in Texas” by Fortune and Great Place to Work®.

2019 “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune (ranked #1).

A 2019 Gold level LearningElite award – national list of best organizations for learning and development by Chief Learning Officer magazine.

A 2019 “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes.

2019 "Top 100 Places to Work" by the Dallas Morning News (8 th time)

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/top-100/2019/11/14/texas-health-resources/

Fortune's list of Best Workplaces in Health Care (#1)

https://fortune.com/best-workplaces-health-care/2020/ Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020 (#15) (6 th year in a row)

https://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-workplaces/100-best/2020 Great Place to Work's Best Workplaces in Texas™ 2020

https://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-workplaces/texas/2020?category=large

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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