UT Health Paramedic - Neurology - Mobile Stroke Unit - PRN in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Paramedic - Neurology - Mobile Stroke Unit - PRN
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 210000O1
Department: Neurology- Mobile Stroke Unit
Location: Texas Medical Center- Houston, TX
Position Type: PRN up to 19.5hrs wk/ Non-Exempt
Provides direct and indirect advanced levels of patient care for medical emergencies under the direct or indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Physician. The Paramedic is responsible for driving a first response vehicle to acute stroke 911 calls.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Documents vital signs of patient and provides acute standard of care treatment.
Cares for patients in critical condition.
Ensures safe care to patients while adhering to policies, procedures, and standards, within specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.
Assists in lifting, carrying and transporting patients.
Maintains supplies, ensures ambulance and equipment maintenance.
Other duties as assigned.
Current Paramedic License issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Current Driver’s License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association.
- High School Diploma or GED and completion of a Department of State Health Services approved EMS training course.
- 3 years of critical care and/or emergency room experience. Experience in the care and treatment of neurology patients preferred.
Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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