Paramedic
Job Details
Entry
Full Time
Health Care
Description

Reports to: Operations Captain. In the absence of the Captain, reports to the On-Duty Battalion Chief.

Directs: N/A

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

 

Job Qualifications

  • Current Texas Paramedic Certification required.
  • Texas Driver’s License required with acceptable driving record.
  • Applicant must not appear on CMS Exclusion List.
  • Current AHA Basic Life Support certification.
  • Current AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.
  • Must be able to obtain within one year of employment
  • Current AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Current Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support certification.
  • Current Emergency Pediatric Care certification.
  • Current Advanced Medical Life Support certification.
  • Experience in the provision of emergency medical service. (Preferred but not required)

 

Job Functions

Under the direction of the On-Duty Captain, the purpose of this position is performing as a Paramedic. Employees in this classification perform highly skilled, technical level work. Position is responsible for providing medical services. The position provides medical services, including response, assessment, treatment as authorized by COGs, and transport. The employee must follow all policies as outlined in this Employee Handbook & the

Standard Operating Procedures. Performs related duties as assigned. It is the employee’s responsibility to maintain their continuing education hours; so that they maintain the certifications as outlined in the minimum qualifications.

 

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires the ability to be able to read, speak, perform general mathematics, operate and control the actions of equipment and machinery.
  • Requires the ability to use computer software for operational and clinical tasks.
  • Requires the ability to process information and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • ADA Compliance
  • Physical Ability: tasks involve the ability to exert very heavy physical effort in very heavy work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of heavy objects and materials (up to 100 pounds) and occasionally heavier items (100 pounds or over).

Environmental Factors: tasks may risk exposure to extreme heat/cold or extreme weather conditions, strong odors and/or smoke, strong and/or toxic chemicals, and dust or pollen.

Candidates must hold current Texas DSHS license by 12/30/2021 to be considered for hiring process. The process consists of a panel interview and a clinical Interview Candidates given a conditional offer of employment must submit a copy of their driver’s license, a certified copy of their driving record (obtained within the previous 30 days), and pass a background check, physical exam, and drug screen prior to being considered for a final offer of employment..

Please keep an eye on this page for future openings and academies.  Applications are accepted only during the dates posted during those processes.

For questions email jobs@smhcems.org

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