Texas Health Resources PARAMEDIC in Fort Worth, Texas
Texas Health Fort Worth is looking for a Texas Licensed Paramedic (EMT-P).
This opportunity will be working at our Fort Worth Hospital campus located at 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue in Fort Worth, TX 76104.
The work schedule for this opportunity will be 3 day shifts per week full-time, 7:00AM to 7:00PM 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.
Sign On Bonus - $8,000 for external hires
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.
High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
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.
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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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.