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EMT Paramedic - Emergency Room Nights

Job Ref: 27530

Talent Area: Other

Location:
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Area/Department: Emergency Services

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: 7p-7a

Work Week: Full Time


Company Profile

Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.


Job Summary

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is seeking an experienced Paramedic to work full time 7p-7a in the Emergency Room. 


The EMT-Paramedic assists in the delivery of patient care and services to defined patient groups and their families under direction of the Registered Nurse, Manager, Director and Administrative Coordinator.  The EMT- Paramedic practices Relationship Centered Care in concert with The Methodist Hospital System's values of Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Compassion and Excellence and the Methodist Experience standards.


HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates competence in the clinical skills required for patient care. Accurately identifies the patient using standardized patient identification protocols and resolves any discrepancies prior to caring for patient. Participates in the education of the patient and family, as appropriate.

I. Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:

INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate. 

II. Focuses on patient/customer safety
III. Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
IV. Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
V. Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
VI. Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma, GED or its equivalent
  • Completion of EMT (Paramedic) program OR Licensed Paramedic


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 6 months required, 1 year hospital experience preferred


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

  • EMT-P (State of Texas) OR Licensed Paramedic required
  • CPR and ACLS through American Heart Association
  • PALS preferred


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Must be able to pass a basic EKG interpretation skills test

Equal Employment Opportunity

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