Texas Health Resources Paramedic - Emergency in Denton, Texas
Texas Health Denton has a PRN opportunity with Great Benefits and Growth Potential available for a Texas Licensed Paramedic (EMT-P).
*Hiring bonus for external hires.
This opportunity will be working at our Denton Hospital campus located at 3000 N. I-35 in Denton, TX 76201.
The work schedule for this opportunity will be rotating shift with focus on a 1pm (1300) start time and includes rotating weekends and holidays.
The salary range for this opportunity is from $19.69 to a maximum of $29.67 based on relevant experience as listed on your resume.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
CLIAFE-Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency, if applicable.
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 for Texas,
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.
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.
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.
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
Nasal cannula or oxygen mask application
Nasopharyngeal insertion and removal
Oral airway insertion and removal
Pacemaker assessment of function
Ultrasound-guided peripheral IV Access
Wound care dressing and application
Other duties as assigned by RN
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. 10%
KPIs Assists in meeting departmental/hospital KPIs related to: Patient outcomes, customer satisfaction, financial performance, organizational effectiveness and community health care.
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.
Employee Assistance program.
Texas Health’s Be Healthy wellness program.
Various employee discounts on products and services program.
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 Employee:
Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment
Positively impact patients’ quality of life
Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources
Enjoy opportunities for growth
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