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Paramedic / EMS

Company: UT Health Emergency Medical Services
Location: Tyler
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Join our team as a full-time, Paramedic in Tyler, TX. - -Fulfilling your purpose begins here: -People First, Always. Here's how we take care of our people:

  • Medical, vision, dental health insurance, health savings account / flexible spending, competitive pay, paid time off, 401k retirement plan with company match, employee assistance program and more -Your team is bigger than your department:
    • UT Health Tyler, the flagship hospital of the system, has 502 licensed beds specializing in advanced acute care medicine. Our hospital includes a 24-hour ER with Level 1 trauma center, a comprehensive stroke center, more than 500 physicians and a full complement of subspecialty groups.
    • We believe healthcare is a team sport and every player has something to contribute. We show compassion, celebrate differences and treat one another with respect.
      Responsibilities

      Paramedics are accountable for responding to all assigned calls in the most appropriate, efficient manner and providing the highest standards of patient care while keeping a safe and hazard-free environment. The Paramedic works with an EMT on an MICU ambulance and contributes to overall patient care in the areas of patient assessment, triage, packaging and transport according to protocol. There are occasions in which the Paramedic may work with another Paramedic on a "Double Medic" unit within the system.
      Qualifications

      Job Requirements: - -
      • High School diploma or equivalent.
      • Must be at least 18 years of age.
      • Texas DSHS certification as EMT
      • Possess and maintain all certifications required by the Medical Control Board and by the UT Health East Texas EMS Master Contract.
      • Possess and maintain current Texas motor vehicle operator's license and meet all company requirements according to policyPreferred Job Requirements: - -
        National RegistryInternational Trauma Life Support (ITLS) certification or Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) certificationPediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Professionals (PEPP) certification or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification2 years of driving experience

Keywords: UT Health Emergency Medical Services, Tyler , Paramedic / EMS, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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