Texas Health Resources Paramedic-Full Time-Days-Emergency in Arlington, Texas
Paramedic (EMT-P) Emergency Department
Fast-paced, high volume Emergency Department is looking for top skilled Paramedic. Is that you?
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Work location: Texas Health Arlington Memorial, 800 W., Randol Mill Road in Arlington, TX 76012
Work hours: Full time, Days (7a – 7p), 36 hours per week. Weekend and holiday requirements
Self-Scheduling that helps with work/life balance as well as opportunities for educational and career growth
Robust Unit Based Council (UBC) and engaged leadership team
Fast-Paced, high-volume department averaging 200 patients/day
The professional paramedic exhibits understanding of basic human needs and demonstrates recognition and understanding of patient’s affiliations.
Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital has a rich history in North Texas. As a Level IV Trauma Center, Cycle III Chest Pain Center and Primary Stroke Center, we offer the communities of Arlington, Kennedale, Pantego, Mansfield and Grand Prairie advanced life-saving care close to home. The hospital is also certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, providing specialized care to our tiniest patients.
Here’s What You Need
High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required
3 months paramedic experience or completion of a paramedic internship required, 1 year Paramedic experience in EMS or Fire Dept preferred
EMT-P - Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic required or
LP - Licensed Paramedic
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support, within 90 days of hire required and
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required and
PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support, within 90 days of hire required and
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training (ED Only), within 60 days of hire required
What You Will Do
Provides Safe Patient Care Under Physician Delegation:
Administers IV fluid without additives, saline flush, IV antibiotics, all IV medications excluding controlled and RSI medications. ACLS drugs (including drips) using barcode medication verification (BMV) during medication administrations. All IM and oral medications excluding controlled drugs. Plans the care of the patient
Completes accurate documentation in the electronic health record
Provides consistent attention to airway, intake, elimination, sleep, rest, mobility and hygiene needs
Applies antiembolic stockings and sequential compression devices
Cervical collar management
Nasal cannula or oxygen mask application
Oral airway insertion and removal
Ultrasound-guided peripheral IV Access
Draw blood from ports
Other duties as assigned by RN
Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse
Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.
Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.
Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).
A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
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