E.M.T. (Emergency Medical Technician)

Department: 3234 - Public Safety Unit
Location: 601 N Frio
San Antonio, TX, 78207
Salary Range: $31,336.00 - $40,737.00 Per Year
Work Schedule: Thursday, Friday, Saturday,Sunday 8:00 PM- 6:00 AM (overnight shift)

PURPOSE 

The Emergency Medical Technician assists professional staff in providing diagnostic and therapeutic care for consumers presenting to Restoration Center facilities. Also provides consumer care and consultation including motivational interviewing and recovery engagement.


TASKS

  1. Provide supervision/monitoring of consumers to promote safe and sober environment.
  2. Assists professional staff in providing diagnostic and therapeutic care.
  3. Provide Motivational Interviewing and recovery engagement strategies with consumers.
  4. Provide case management and consultation with Restoration programs, Prospect Courtyard, Crisis, and Haven for Hope to ensure good communication and transition of clients between programs.
  5. Provide assistance in daily hygiene of clients and beds.
  6. Comply with and participate in Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement processes, and with required contractual and Center policies and procedure.
  7. Assist NP/PA with assessment and treatment of injured prisoners in Minor Medical Clinic.
  8. Other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

  1. High School Diploma or G.E.D
  2. Basic EMT Certification
  3. One (1) year experience working in community as EMT
  4. Ability to work nights and weekends
  5. Must maintain required credentials and mandatory training requirements to ensure compliance with all State regulations and CHCS policies
  6. Must maintain a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance coverage, be able to travel as needed, and be able to meet on a consistent basis the driving record requirements of the Company’s auto insurance carrier if you drive your vehicle during company business 
  7. Must be able to meet the physical requirements to complete SAMA and CPR training including lifting up to 12 lbs. and supporting up to 55 lbs.; bending, stooping and getting on and off the floor without assistance.
  8. Must have adequate mobility that requires frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching (vertical and horizontal), using fingers, hands, feet, legs and torso in various care. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally transfer a consumer.

 

PREFERRED 

       1. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

       2. Bilingual English/Spanish

Physical Requirements/Demands = 1 

1 = Primarily Direct Patient Care
2 = Primarily Office Work
3 = Primarily Physical Work

 

Compensation Package

Salary Range: $31,336.00 – $40,737.00 Per Year

Recruiting and retaining talented individuals is important to us. At the Center for Health Care Services, we are committed to providing our employees with a total compensation package that includes competitive pay, affordable health and wellness benefits, generous paid time off, flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities and generous retirement savings options.

We have wide range of career opportunities and hope you will join us in our mission!

Apply online today at: www.chcsbc.org

The Center for Health Care Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer