Emergency Med Tech II – Correctional Health

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Position

Req #: 8894
Category: PATIENT CARE SUPPORT
Division: Behavioral Health
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Hours: 7a-7p
Compensation Type: Hourly
Facility: Correctional Health
Location: 100 N. Lamar Street, Fort Worth, TX

Description

Description: The Emergency Medical Technician II performs various technical duties and tasks which include assisting with direct and indirect treatment and care of patients. Typical Duties:

  1. Performs EKGs, venipuncture, IV skills, and bedside testing.
  2. Provides emergency first aid treatment.
  3. Responds to medical emergencies.
  4. Performs basic patient care with consideration for age and developmental stage.
  5. Transports patients by wheelchair or stretcher.
  6. Notifies nurse of abnormal findings or changes in patient status.
  7. Performs clerical functions.
  8. Accesses and navigates through Epic.
  9. Performs other related job duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

    Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 1 plus years of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) experience.
  • Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • State Registration as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Level 1 EKG Competency (subsequent to hire).

About

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital and more than 40 community-based clinics, including 19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County’s first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance
outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org .
To view all job vacancies, visit www.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org .
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