Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
Emergency Medical Technicians will transport Harris Health System patients via ambulance and provide care in accordance with established treatment modalities and Patient Care Guidelines inside and outside of hospital.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma; Graduate of accredited school offering EMS training

License & Certifications:
EMT Certified in the State of Texas
Current Texas drivers license/ City of Houston E-Permit
Basic Life Support

Work Experience: One (1) year in EMS field preferred

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies: P.C.

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms

Work Schedule: Flexible

Equipment Operated: Vehicle, Computer, other as required by job description

Other Requirements: Able to work according to specific to job requirements, subject to extreme weather conditions.

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