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EMT I

Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Bryan
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

EMT ICHI St Joseph HealthBryan, TexasRequisition ID 2022-250487 Employment Type Full Time Department EMT Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule 24 hours on, 48 hours off Remote No Category Paramedic and EMTOverviewCHI St. Joseph Health College Station/Bryan TX Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities in Bryan College Station Brenham Hearne Navasota Caldwell Madisonville and Bellville. With the areas only Level II Trauma Center the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley; CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region. As an integrated healthcare system CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians specialists and advanced practice clinicians. The network includes more than 20 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care a freestanding Emergency Room Express Clinics and imaging and diagnostic services.ResponsibilitiesJOB SUMMARY

  • Provides professional patient care and transportation in accordance with all departmental and St. Joseph Health System operating policies, city and state laws, and applicable contracts.ACCOUNTABILITIES
    • ESSENTIAL
    • Personal, crew, patient and bystanders safety: scene size up, emergency scenes are dynamic events; EMT should always look out first for their safety and then the safety of others.
    • Patient Assessment and delivery of care: provides patient care functions according to protocol, procedure and written directives to level of certification. Performs a patient assessment throughout a call on every patient encountered, providing appropriate treatment and transportation decisions.
    • Maintains and improves skill level and knowledge base: attendants/participates in 75% of annual departmental training and completion of annual Skills Competency Fair.
    • Lifting and moving patients: ensure proper lifting, moving patients safely and effectively. Assist with movement of patients to and from stretcher and wheelchair.
    • Transport and Transfer of Care: verifies patient identification prior to transport, contacts receiving facility prior to delivery along with providing a patient care report, also providing safe delivery to or from the hospital and aircraft. Transfer the patient to the appropriate facility and health care provider giving complete/accurate verbal patient care report.
    • Record keeping and data collection: neatly and accurately completes written and electrical Patient Care Reports (ePCR), leaves a copy of the transported patient's report in every facility - ED.
    • Patient Advocacy: assist patient with special concerns that will need to be brought to hospital personnel's attention (i.e. geriatric patient who may require additional home care).
    • Completes daily equipment checks and maintenance: assures equipment readiness, including cleaning as needed or required, along with proficiency in equipment operation safely, repairs within scope of abilities, and reports deficiencies when noticed to supervisor and relief crew.
    • Assures geographic knowledge of service area (communities, towns, cities and counties), utilizing appropriate map/GPS reading skills.
    • Drives vehicles safely and prudently, motor vehicle report (driving record) must be approved prior to employment and insurance eligibility must be obtained throughout employment.
    • Checks MediTech, HealthEMS and other information devices while on duty daily.
    • Arrives for assignment and duties at appropriate time, working all location assigned.
    • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS
      • Education
      • Required: High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
      • Preferred: N/A
      • Experience
      • Required: N/A
      • Preferred: six months 911 previous EMS experience
      • Licensure/Certifications
      • Required: Texas Dept. of State Health Services EMT-B Certificate and Valid Texas Drivers License. CEVO (Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator) Certification.Equal OpportunityCommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)CommonSpirit Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health participates in E-Verify.

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