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Texas Health Resources PARAMEDIC PILOT in Dallas, Texas

Paramedic Pilot - Emergency Dept

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

Sign On Bonus $8,000 (External Candidates Only)

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Paramedic like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas, TX 75231.

  • Work environment: Emergency Department

  • Work hours: Full Time- Nights: 36 hours per week (Three 12-hour Night Shifts per week / 7 PM to 7 AM) with rotating weekends and holidays.

  • New graduates and experienced candidates are welcome to apply!

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services, and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Req

3 months paramedic training program required for licensing this is a Pilot program.

EMT-P (Only) - Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic required upon hire OR

LP - Licensed Paramedic required upon hire.

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support required within 90 Days of hire. AND

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support required prior to providing independent patient care and must be maintained quarterly. AND

PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support required within 90 Days of hire. AND

CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training required within 60 Days of hire

Skills and Job Requirements

  • Possesses organizational skills to function in a fast-paced environment

  • Must have positive interpersonal skills, good verbal and written communication skills, and basic computer skills.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Provides Safe Patient CareUnder 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

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.

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.

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

Why Texas Health

As a Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Paramedic, you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Resources employee

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.

  • Positively impact patients’ quality of life.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical and administrative leadership resources.

  • Enjoy 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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