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Texas Health Resources Paramedic, Full Time, Nights, Emergency Dept, Alliance*Hiring bonus for external hires in Fort Worth, Texas

Texas Health Alliance has a Full-Time 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 Alliance Hospital campus located at 10864 Texas Health Train in Fort Worth, TX 76244.

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 $19.69 to a maximum of $29.67 based on relevant experience as listed on your resume.

At Texas Health Alliance we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 101-bed, full-service hospital serving our community since 2012. Our location in North Fort Worth provides convenient care to people in North Fort Worth, Keller, North Richland Hills, Haslet, Roanoke and surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for women’s and infants’ services, emergency medicine and cardiac rehab, we’ve got it. Plus we’re a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Alliance is Joint Commission-accredited, a Baby Friendly Facility and a Pathways to Excellence-designated hospital. We are a top-notch choice in North Fort Worth for radiology services, women’s and infants’ services, wellness services and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

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 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.

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.

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

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. 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.

Tuition reimbursement.

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

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 .

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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