Healthy Start Laredo EMT/Driver
BCFS - Laredo, TX

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Critical Action Items:

  • Full time (40 hours per week), hourly rate.
  • Operates Healthy Start Mobile Medical Unit (recreational vehicle) and 12 passenger vans.
  • Observes all state and city safety regulations. Ensures compliance with agency service and safety policies.
  • Collaborates and works effectively in a medical support role to supervising medical professional, typically an RN or NP.
  • Must be able to work independently in the field or as a medical team member within the mobile medical unit.
  • Must be willing to work shifts that require an adjusted schedule during emergency management assignments.


  • Measurable Deliverables:

  • Required to provide emergency medical support to program participants who are injured or critically ill and transport them to a medical facility if needed.
  • Assess the medical needs of the sick or injured and provide immediate care.
  • Requests police or ambulance service as needed.
  • Complete reports that include a written description of the emergency procedures performed on the patient/program participant.
  • Conducts community health trainings for clients.
  • Provide van transportation for clients and staff to group services and/or special events.
  • Performs daily maintenance of Mobile Medical Unit, including discharge of waste system, replenishment of supplies, and refilling hygienic water containers.
  • Clean and disinfect the mobile medical unit and replace any supplies necessary for daily operations.
  • Schedules unit and agency vans for preventative and maintenance in accordance with manufacturer and/or agency prescribed schedules.
  • Reports all safety and maintenance concerns to supervisor.
  • Daily visual checks of the mobile unit to confirm the unit is in excellent operating condition.
  • Returns unit to its designated parking area ensuring that it is secured nightly.
  • Reports accidents immediately to supervisor and police. Completes company accident report.
  • Physical strength adequate to maintain and maneuver the mobile medical unit.
  • Ability to obtain specialized training and/or licensing in the proper operation and handling of an oversized vehicle.
  • Maintain medical certification by attending continuing education and refresher courses as required by Texas certifying authorities.
  • When needed, assist the Emergency Management Division as assigned by maintaining responsibility for the mobile medical unit during an official tasking and/or deployment.

  • Other Responsibilities:

  • Other Job Duties as assigned.


  • Qualifications

    Education: High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s degree preferred

    Experience: 2 years of experience in the medical industry as either a paramedic, EMT or MA. Knowledge of indigent populations. Good organizational and communication skills. Training and presentation experience. Bilingual in English and Spanish required, ability to read Spanish preferred. Basic computer skills and data entry abilities.

    Requirements:

  • EMT Certification or equivalent
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Clear background check and driving record
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish required
  • Must pass a substance abuse screening

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