Cook Children's Healthcare Paramedic - Transport in Fort Worth, Texas
Paramedic - Transport
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SUMMARY: Individual will function as a team member providing care and transportation to pediatric and neonatal patients via ground ambulance, helicopter, and fixed wing aircraft. Will maintain the readiness of equipment, availability of supplies, and complete related paperwork. The successful candidate should have the desire to expand their knowledge of pediatric and neonatal patients and be able to apply that knowledge in the transport environment. They should be self motivated, highly organized, have strong customer service and communication skills, and have the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships. QUALIFICATIONS: Pre-hire qualifications require a minimum of three years ALS experience for flight paramedics and three years clinical experience for an RT and a plan to assess and document the competency and proficiency of the provider to perform in the critical care medical transport environment. Current Texas Certification or Licensure as a Paramedic. Current CPR certification. Valid Texas Drivers License and Auto Liability Insurance. ACLS Certification (within 90 days of employment and maintain). PALS Certification (within 90 days of employment and maintain). NRP Certification (within 90 days of employment and maintain). Stable Certification (within 90 days of employment and maintain). TNCC (audit within 6 months of employment, every 4 years thereafter). Advanced Certification (FP-C, CCEMTP or C-NPT) within 2 years. Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (during orientation, every 3 years thereafter).