Fort Bend County

Paramedic Apprentice - Emergency Medical Service

US-TX-Rosenberg
1 month ago
ID
2017-2824
Job Code
17-248
# of Openings
1
Min Start Salary
USD $1,948.35/Bi.
Category
EMS
Max Start Salary
USD $2,292.62/Bi.

Overview

Provides emergency medical care to the citizens of Fort Bend County as stated in established standards and procedures.  Participates in planning of programs or objectives for own work group.

Responsibilities

Provides emergency pre-hospital medical care to the sick and injured within Fort Bend County.  Operates emergency ambulance unit.  Maintains emergency medical equipment inventory on ambulance unit.  Completes Phase 1 through 3 of field internship consisting of entry-level competencies and operational procedures under the supervision and evaluation of a Field Training Officer.  Completes Fast-Track Paramedic Academy which includes instruction on patient care protocols and procedures and advanced written and practical skills evaluations.  Successfully completes Paramedic I written and practical skills evaluation for entry level Paramedic I.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers. 

 

Qualifications

High school diploma/GED; State of Texas Certified/ Licensed Paramedic is required.  No previous experience required.  Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills; Interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees and elected officials; Ability to complete projects.  Valid TX Driver’s License.

 

SALARY RANGE: EMS Grade P-A, $1,948.35 - $2,292.62 biweekly based on qualifications             

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position

  

All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.

                                                                            

Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national

origin or any other reason protected by law.

 

 

To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs

 

 

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