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UT Health Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) - Mobile Stroke Unit -Part Time / Casual in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) - Mobile Stroke Unit -Part Time / Casual

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Clinical Professionals

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001CK

Department: Neurology- Mobile Stroke Unit

Location: Texas Medical Center- Houston, TX

Position Type: Part Time/Casual (up to 19.5 hrs/wk)

Position Summary:

Provides direct and indirect advanced levels of patient care for medical emergencies under the direct or indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Physician. The EMT-Basic is responsible for driving a first response vehicle to acute stroke 911 calls.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Cares for patients in critical condition.

  • Documents vital signs of patient and provides acute standard of care treatment.

  • Ensures safe care to patients while adhering to policies, procedures, and standards, within specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.

  • Responsible for driving a first response vehicle to acute stroke 911 calls within the city of Houston.

  • Assists in lifting, carrying and transporting patients.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Current EMT-Basic License issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

  • Current Driver’s License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association.

Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited Emergency Medical Technician-Basic program.

Minimum Experience:

  • 2 years of experience in prehospital emergency medical assessment and treatment applications.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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