About the Role
Answers emergency calls and makes patient transfers. Administers first aid to patients in emergency situations providing maximum patient comfort. Relays pertinent information to dispatcher concerning patient condition and maintains necessary patient records of ambulance service. Maintains vehicles and equipment in optimum condition. May be required to pull 24 hour call shifts according to departmental and staffing needs. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Class I.
A. Education: High school graduate or equivalent
B. Personal job-related skills: Verbal and written communication skills. Familiarity with operation of emergency medical vehicles and equipment. Ability to adhere to hospital, local and state guidelines in delivery of emergency care.
C. Licensure, registry or certification: Current certification/license by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Paramedic, current drivers license. Possess and maintain Basic Life Support Certification through American Heart Association
- Prior work experience: One year working in an emergency medical environment
- Technical training: Training in Texas Department of State Health Services certified/licensing program.
E. Physical and mental requirements: Duties of position require intermittent walking, sitting and standing. Bending, stooping and reaching are required, as well as lifting up to 150 lbs, pushing, pulling and carrying of patients with the use of equipment. Some circumstances require ability to withstand heights, prolonged distances of travel, stress and hostile environments.
About the Company
Hamilton EMS employees provide exceptional pre-hospital clinical medicine based on the EMS Department's Protocols and SOGs; Hamilton EMS Employees ensure each patient interaction is professional and handled with the highest standards of customer service.
Applicants must not have any Office of Inspector General’s List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (OIG LEIE) sanctions/exclusions from employment with federal/state healthcare providers (such as or including HHCEMS). Non-disqualifying criminal history and OIG LEIE database background checks are subject to periodic review. Motor vehicle records are also subject to periodic review.
DOE (Depending on Experience)
Hamilton Hospital District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department.