Paramedic, Emergency Service, Night Shift, Healthcare, USMD – Fort Worth, TX

Full-Time
Texas

USMD part of OptumCare is a multi-specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at its 2 hospitals, 4 cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty. This position is located near Altamesa Blvd / Shift hours required 6:00PM – 7:00 AM

The Paramedic responds to requests by the nursing or physician staff to assist with ALS interventions, and to assist with emergency care within the emergency department according to protocols and policies approved by the hospital and emergency department medical director, and hospital policy.

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Job CategoryHealthcare, Paramedic
PositionParamedic, Emergency Service, Night Shift, Healthcare, USMD
Educational QualificationsHigh Diploma or GED 1+ year of full-time experience as a provider of pre-hospital care in an emergency setting (paramedic level preferred)
Professional QualificationsCurrent EMT-P registration in Texas or EMT currently enrolled in a paramedic program Current certification in BLS, ACLS and PALS Ability to react calmly and professionally in an emergency situation This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease
Previous Experience1+ year of full-time experience as a provider of pre-hospital care in an emergency setting (paramedic level preferred)
ResponsibilitiesEnsure all emergency preparedness equipment is ready for response at all times Will assist with codes and critical care patients within the emergency department at the paramedic level, including interdepartmental transport and monitoring May assist charge and/or triage nurse in assessing, prioritizing, and maintaining patient flow and assist in reassessing patients waiting to be seen Must attend all required safety training programs and be responsible for assuring general safety, department and service safety, and identifying job-related hazards Will perform hourly security rounds and fire safety inspections All USMD employees must demonstrate respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment Performs all other related duties as assigned
Preffered QualificationsAbility to sit for extended periods of time Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
LocationFort Worth, Texas

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