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
Transports patients via ambulance to/from Harris Health System facilities and/or initiates the coordination of treatment in EMS Triage Area.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Graduate of accredited school offering EMS training. Currently registered with the Texas Department of State Health Services. Certified or licensed EMT-P. Current Texas Driver's license.
Work Experience: 1 year experience as a certified or licensed Paramedic preferred
Equipment Operated: Ambulance, Cardiac Monitor, Transport Ventilator and/or any equipment pertinent to the care of a patient in the ambulance or EMS Triage Area
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
Work Schedule: Flexible