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Emergency Medical Technician

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Emergency Medical Technician
    Talent Area: Clinical Support
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: WC Emergency Center
    Shift: Full time 11a-11p
    Job ID: 408780

We’re hunting for an Emergency Medical Technician, someone who’s ready to be part of the best ranked children’s hospital in Texas, and among the best in the nation. In this position, you will provide patient care and excellent customer service in the Emergency Center setting. To provide direct care duties under the guidance and direction of the Registered Nurse. 

Think you’ve got what it takes? 

Job Duties & Responsibilities 

·         Patient Care Support Functions as delegated by RN staff. 

·         Assist with: Suturing, spinal immobilization, obtaining specimens, airway procedures, postmortem care, and transport. 

·         Holds patients for various procedures and specimen collections including lumbar punctures. 

·         Performs EKG’s. 

·         Performs point of care testing and does quality control on approved point of care testing. 

·         Provides one-to-one observation for psychiatric emergencies, assists with (does not apply) restraints per hospital policy. 

·         Splinting and application of ace wraps. 

·         Crutch fitting and instruction. 

·         Minor wound care and dressings. 

·         Other tasks as delegated by RN staff are based on the Texas Administrative Code. 

·         Collaborates with Emergency Center Staff to ensure efficient patient flow. 

·         Demonstrates Effective Communication/Customer Service Skills. 

Skills & Requirements 

·         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 unless approved for a medical or religious exemption. 

·         Required H.S. Diploma or GED 

·         Required Licenses/Certifications 

o    EMT - Emergency Medical Techn by the Texas Department of State Health Services 

o    EMT-A - Advanced EMT by the Texas Department of State Health Services 

o    EMT-B - Emergency Medical Techn-Basic by the Texas Department of State Health Services 

o    EMT-I - Emergency Medical Techn-Interm by the Texas Department of State Health Services 

o    EMT-P - Emergency Medical Techn-Parame by the Texas Department of State Health Services 

o    LIC PAR - Lic-Paramedic by the Texas Department of State Health Services 

·         Preferred 1 year Experience as EMT 

About Texas Children’s

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.

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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.

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