EC Paramedic/EMT Supervisor
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
JOB SUMMARY: Trains new and existing employees to EC Critical Care Transport Team and coordinates ongoing education, maintains quality indicators, ensures up to date state requirements, and collaborates with Emergency Department leadership in the supervision and management of daily operations and productivity of current Paramedics and EMTs.
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: EMT- Paramedic licensed in the State of Texas. Currently registered with the Texas Department of Health.
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): 5+ years in related field or hospital setting
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): None
4. Equipment Operated: Ambulance, medical equipment used in the emergency department, and computer.
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Bilingual Skills required:
Writing /Composing (Reports)
2. Other Skills: OPERATION OF CARDIAC MONITOR, TRANSPORT VENTILATOR, CPAP, IV PUMPS
Analytical Medical Terms P.C.
3. Work Schedule: Flexible
4. Other Requirements: Driving subject to extreme weather conditions.