West Campus Emergency Center - EMT

Position: West Campus Emergency Center - EMT

Job ID: 166102-2

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC Emergency Center

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 7p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide patient care and excellent customer service in the Emergency Center setting. Additionally, you will provide direct care duties under the guidance and direction of the Registered Nurse.

Think you’ve got what it takes?


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • EMT, EMT-A, EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P or LIC PAR certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services required
  • Nursing care knowledge required
  • 1-year experience as an EMT preferred


  • Assist with suturing, spinal immobilization, obtaining specimens, airway procedures, postmortem care, and transport
  • Provides one-to-one observation for psychiatric emergencies, assists with (does not apply) restraints per hospital policy
  • Collaborates with Emergency Center staff to ensure efficient patient flow
  • Collaborates with multiple licensed personnel and is able to prioritize delegated tasks and workload
  • Turns over the exam room for next patient visit, utilizing appropriate infection control procedures
  • Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers, and other health care team members
  • Ensures and participates in ongoing communication with other health care team members to enhance the patient’s plan of care
  • Supports and maintains established supply levels

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