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  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Paramedic - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Performs, properly documents and reports all procedures in accordance with departmental and hospital policy
  • Recognizes potential emergency/life threatening situations and notifies Nurse Leader or ED Provider
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by complying with policies and procedures
  • Maintains licensure, skills and education required to work in the ED
  • Positively supports Performance Improvement (PI) in the ED
  • Attends mandatory scheduled staff meetings
  • Attends mandatory trainings/in-services/skills labs/education opportunities
  • Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction
  • Performs treatments and general patient care within scope of practice and under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the Emergency Department


What You Will Need:

  • Current Texas certification or registry as a Paramedic as appropriate
  • BLS from the AHA
  • Two to three years of Emergency or Critical care experience
  • General knowledge of Electronic Medical Records (EMR’s) preferred
  • CPI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) – within the first three months of hire
  • IV therapy class – within the first three months of hire

Job Summary:

The ED Technician is a certified healthcare provider that provides direct patient centered care in a critical care area as part of a multidisciplinary team. The ED Tech provides patient-centered care to a population within the age range of newborn to geriatric.

The ED Technician works to meet the needs of the department which operates 24 hour a day, seven days a week. Weekend work is required.

The ED Technician performs a wide variety of job duties during their shifts; promotes and restores patients’ health by collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members, providing emotional, physical and spiritual support to the patients and their families.

The ED Technician is under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and the assigned Nurse Leaders.  Actual roles and tasks may vary depending upon the area assigned.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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