The Transport Paramedic will function as a team member providing care and transportation to pediatric and neonatal patients via ground ambulance, helicopter and fixed wing aircraft. The Paramedic is required to 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.
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience for an EMT-P/LP
Current Texas Certification or Licensure as a Paramedic
Valid Texas Driver’s License and Auto Liability Insurance.
CPR – BLS certification required
ACLS, PALS, NRP and STABLE certifications required within 90 days of employment
TNCC (audit within 6 months of employment and every 4 years thereafter)
Advanced Certification (FP-C, CCEMTP, C-NPT or TP-C) required within 2 years
Emergency Vehicle Operators Course required (given during orientation and every 3 years thereafter)
Internal Number: 53811-45961
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.