Adeptus Health ER Tech/Paramedic in Carrollton, Texas

Texas Health Hospital: Our mission is to provide the residents of Dallas/Fort Worth with increased access to the highest quality medical care. Texas Health Hospital is a beautiful full service community hospital featuring 50 inpatient beds, 10 ER treatment rooms, 3 Operating Rooms and a full digital imaging suite.

Adeptus Health (NYSE:ADPT) is a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care through its network of freestanding emergency rooms and partnerships with premier healthcare providers. Adeptus Health owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's largest and oldest network of freestanding emergency rooms and owns and/or operates hospitals and freestanding facilities in partnership with Texas Health Resources in Texas, UCHealth in Colorado, Dignity Health in Arizona, Ochsner Health System in Louisiana and Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology, on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. For the last three years, Adeptus Health has exceeded the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction according to patient feedback collected nationwide by Press Ganey Associates Inc. Adeptus Health also was named a 2016 Best Workplaces in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.

Essential Functions

  • Capability to perform vital signs, including pulse ox

  • Venipuncture and IV placement

  • Clean wounds

  • Operate lab equipment; perform point of care testing and quality controls (in the free standing ED)

  • Knowledgeable of operation of lab instruments, including but not limited to: Medonic, Triage, Piccolo, ISTAT, UA instruments (turning on/shutting down, running samples, reporting results).

  • Document corrective action when QC is out of range for lab equipment

  • Monitor and restock supplies

  • Report equipment issues to the nurse manager

  • Act as a team member of the code team

  • Charting/documentation in the medical record

  • Various other tasks as directed by the physician on duty

  • Assist the Facility Resource Specialist role as needed. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Obtaining complete and accurate demographic, insurance and financial data to complete patient registration.

  • Update and maintain patient database according to established procedures.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients during check-in and discharge.

  • Complete and balance all daily transactions and cash flow paperwork

  • EMT- Paramedic required, 2 years’ experience required

  • 1 year ED hospital experience, preferred

  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications required through American Heart Association

  • Must be dependable, responsible, and interested in assisting with quality emergency patient care

  • Ability to relate well with all levels of the hospital/facility and medical staff

  • Ability to care for patients of all nationalities and age groups

  • Computer Experience

  • Knowledge of The Joint Commission accreditation process and requirements

Language Skills

  • Skilled in written and verbal communication


  • Ability to work under pressure and stress

  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Shift: Night

Company: First Texas Hospital - Carrollton