Paramedic – Advanced Care Tech – EMT-P – Pediatrics

Paramedic – Advanced Care Tech – EMT-P – Pediatrics

Allied Health - Advanced Care Tech / EMT-P



POSITION TYPE: Allied Health Professional

SPECIALTY UNIT: Advanced Care Tech / EMT-P

LOCATION: San Antonio, TX

SHIFT: Variable

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent



Job Description:


Advanced Care Tech / EMT-P will administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings. Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.



Responsibilities:


  • Maintain clear communication with attending physician and licensed nurse assigned to patient about all patient care issues.
  • Assist licensed nurse by communicating any information collected during their interaction with the patient or family.
  • Receive patients from EMS personnel.
  • Monitor patients for arrhythmias.
  • Measure and record patient’s input and output.
  • Administer medication from Advanced Clinical Tech medication list.
  • Assist physicians with central line insertions, lumbar punctures, defibrillation, cardioversion, chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, arterial lines, and suturing.
  • Answer EMS radios and phones (only physicians can give orders to EMS crews).
  • Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) projects.



Job Benefits:


  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement


Requirements:


  • One year of 911 EMS or hospital ED required.
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent.
  • Technical training required.
  • Current certification/licensure as EMT-Paramedic in the state of practice required.
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS issued by the American Heart Association required.
  • Current PALS issued by the American Heart Association preferred.


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