Fort Bend County

EMT-Advanced-Emergency Medical Service

Job Locations US-TX-Rosenberg
Posted Date 11 months ago(5/16/2023 11:01 AM)
ID
2023-5265
Job Code
DJOB
# of Openings
10
Min Start Salary
USD $2,008.28/Bi.
Category
EMS
Max Start Salary
USD $2,421.41/Bi.

Overview

Fort Bend County is ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the nation.  We have capitalized on not only the creed of our location, but on the "quality of life" for our families to call home.  Our employees are the key to our success and the heartbeat of our foundation.  The diversity and inclusivity of our community is our strength and at the forefront of a workplace environment welcoming to all.  Live Here! Work Here!

 

Provides emergency medical care to the citizens of Fort Bend County as stated in established standards and procedures. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides emergency pre-hospital medical care.  
  • Completes reports within established timeframes. 
  • Maintains emergency vehicle(s) and inventory of medical supplies. 
  • Signs for and is held accountable for equipment issued and used. 
  • Operates emergency vehicles (i.e. ambulance, squad) per department policy and with due regard to the law. 
  • Responsible for maintaining all current certifications within department guidelines as required. 
  • Certifications shall include EMT-Basic that has successfully completed AEMT and is test eligible and is enrolled in an EMT Paramedic Program, DSHS EMT-Advanced Certification who is enrolled in an EMT Paramedic Program, and Valid State of Texas Driver’s License. 
  • Prepares, submits, and maintains clear, concise, and accurate documentation on patient care activities, incident reports and other related information as requested. 
  • Assists other employees with their duties. 
  • Performs general housekeeping duties for station and department areas. 
  • 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; Enrolled in College pursing Paramedic Certification and/or EMS Degree.
  • Certified or Licensed State of Texas EMT-Basic or EMT-Advanced or is eligible to test for EMT-Advanced Certification.  
  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR/AED card. 
  • Pre-hospital experience preferred. 
  • Experience in a high performance ALS system beneficial. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public and other employees.  
  • Frequent reading, writing, memorization, analyzing, simple math skills, negotiating.  Constantly using judgment, reasoning, decision-making and teaching. 
  • Ability to complete projects. 
  • Must obtain and maintain a current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification. 
  • Must complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700 and 800 within 90 days of hire. 
  • Must obtain Paramedic Credentials in 24 months after hire date.  Subject to emergency call-in and mandatory staffing.

 

SALARY RANGE: EMS Grade EMT-1, $2,008.28 - $2,421.41 biweekly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position

 

 

Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal  and local  laws, unless  such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.

 

For more information on Fort Bend County's Title VI / Nondiscrimination Statement, visit www.fbctx.gov/comply

 

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

 

Fort Bend County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. FBC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state and local laws regarding disability discrimination and accommodation.

 

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