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Career Opportunities 

We want to become the healthiest county in Texas! Are you ready for the challenge? 

How to Apply

  1. Online - Submit an online application or e-mail it to apply@gchd.org.
    • If you plan on electronically signing the application, you will need Adobe Acrobat. If you do not have the program, we suggest printing the application to sign it, scanning it and emailing it to apply@gchd.org.  
    • If you are using a smartphone or tablet, an app available at this link will allow you electronically fill out, sign and submit an application.
  2. Visit us - We can help you apply at 9850-A Emmett F. Lowry Expy, Suite A-111 in Texas City.
  3. Please, no phone calls - Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond in a timely manner. 

We Can Offer You

  • Excellent benefits; including an amazing retirement package, rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long-term disability, affordable medical insurance, FREE parking and much, much more!
  • Team-oriented environment.

Have questions?

Contact HR at (409) 938-2260 or apply@gchd.org.

Galveston County Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, LGBTQ, genetic information or national origin. All applicants must pass Criminal Background check and drug screening.

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NET Field Supervisor

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Salary Rate (exempt): $64,896.00
  • Posted Date:11/15/2018 11:59 AM

Make A Difference in your community by being a leader of our Emergency Medical Service Team!

 Galveston County Health District is seeking a NET Field Supervisor!

This position is responsible for successfully managing daily operational aspects of non-emergency medical transport provided by the Galveston County Health District's Galveston Area Ambulance Authority (GAAA).

 We can offer you:

• Excellent benefits; including an Amazing retirement package, Affordable medical insurance, Rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long term disability, FREE parking and much, much more! 

• Team-oriented environment

• Salary Rate (exempt): $64,896.00

 

We want you to join our team of professionals and begin a long-term career with us! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply.

 Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent
  • Successful completion of a Texas Department of State Health Services Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic course or equivalent
  • Licensed or Certified as a Licensed Paramedic or Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic in the State of Texas with no unresolved complaints with DSHS
  • 3+ years of service as a paramedic in charge of a 911 ALS unit
  • Protocol Certified by the EMS Medical Director
  • Previous work experience as an EMS supervisor or a bachelor’s degree in related field is helpful, but not required
  • Successful completion of pre-employment written exam and physical agility test
  • Knowledge of medical care and basic rescue techniques and ability to operate medical and basic rescue equipment utilized at EMT-Paramedic level of pre-hospital emergency care
  • Knowledge of current principles and practices of emergency medical services, patient advocacy, and incident management
  • Knowledge of all aspects of emergency vehicle response, including working under stressful situations, in receiving and assessing information, then making appropriate decisions for response
  • Map reading and in navigating to call locations under stress and time constraints
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules related to EMS and requirements pertaining to operation of ambulances and rescue vehicles
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, practices and procedures and applications of first aid, use, maintenance, security, and inventory of drugs, supplies, equipment and medical records
  • Knowledge of daily EMS operations of current training standards, equipment, methods, techniques, protocols and procedures
  • Current American Heart Association CPR, ACLS, and PALS Certified
  • Must have satisfactory DMV/MVR background check
  • Ability for spur of the moment transportation without relying on organization vehicles
  • Must possess or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated
  • Department of Motor Vehicle check may be required, if applicable
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Computer Skills MS Office
  • Must be willing and able to work evening and weekend hours if necessary
  • Must be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policy
  • Must be in compliance with ICS training requirements
  • Must pass criminal background check and drug/alcohol screening

An equivalent combination of education and work experience which appropriately demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described essential functions will be considered when hiring for this role. 

 

Supervisory Duties

  • Supervises non-emergency medical transfer staff and NET dispatchers in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
  • Responds to calls with crews for random inspections for quality assurance of policies and procedures
  • Ensures crews have all equipment and supplies to facilitate all transfers (i.e. vents, pumps, manpower, etc.)
  • Ensures customer satisfaction from patients to partners though field visits
  • Collaborates with hospital social workers on scheduling and problem solving
  • Ensures NET dispatchers are following proper policies and procedure on transfers
  • Acts as the Shift Supervisor on emergency medical and non-emergency medical transport units, when needed
  • Works with the EMS Medical Director and Galveston County Hospitals on research projects to improve patient care and treatment
  • Ensures all run sheets generated during the supervisor’s shift are completed accurately and accounted for in a timely manner
  • Expected to regularly attend scheduled Supervisor/Senior Team Captain and staff meetings
  • Supervises, receives requests and dispatches non-emergency transports (NET) during special events, night time hours and on holidays, when a NET dispatcher is needed
  • Interviewing, recommendations for hiring and training employees
  • Approves local travel requests, time sheets, leave requests and other personnel forms as necessary
  • Planning, assigning, and directing work
  • Coordinating schedules for staff
  • Appraising performance and disciplining employees
  • Addressing complaints and promptly and efficiently resolving problems and concerns
  • Coordinates and assists in the cross-training of other employees and assures staff model of excellent customer service
  • Provides strategic leadership of the department, including but not limited to developing and implementing initiatives to recruit and retain staff
  • Maintains necessary trainings and documents training events

     

    Traditional Duties

  • Analyzes patient situation and makes appropriate triage decisions and calls for additional resources as required
  • Provides for patient’s safety and attends to emergency or non-emergency conditions before and after patient is moved to the ambulance
  • Assists qualified personnel in extricating the patient(s)
  • Transmits information to emergency or non-emergency treatment facility regarding patient’s illness or injuries, vital signs, EKGs, stroke and STEMI alerts and other pertinent data
  • Requests professional advice and/or treatment orders needed to administer to the patient in the effort to stabilize their injuries and maintain their well-being
  • Operates under standing orders and/or treatment protocols in critical situations, as written and authorized by the Medical Director
  • Provides continuing care, comfort and treatment of the patient while in route to a facility and reports any changes in a patient’s condition to the appropriate person(s) and accurately documents all patient care in the ePCR
  • Maintains the vehicle, supplies, and communications equipment in a state of operational readiness, including, but not limited to, cleanliness, functionality, attempting minor repairs and reporting major problems and/or deficiencies
  • Maintains adequate, legible records and reports
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

To apply please fill out our online application.  Applications can be submitted by fax to (409) 938-2284, emailed to apply@gchd.org or in person at 9850-A, Suite A-111, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591.

 

No Phone Calls Please

 

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