Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Ann Rodriquiez from Texas Benefits Solutions explains benefit options live and Via Zoom during open enrollment.
Friday, July 24th, 2020
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On the morning of Friday July 24th, 2020, Tony Rodriguez (Paramedic), his partner Paul Thistletwaite (EMT-B), and supervisor James McLeod (Paramedic) gave our first official unit of Low Titer O+ Whole...
Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Our supervisors doing our Whole Blood Hand-off between shift captains
Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Gonzales County Emergency Services District partners with PHI Air Medical's PHI Cares - Countywide Membership program that went into effect on July 1st
Job Application
Please fill out our Job Application and return it to the email listed on the top. We are currently looking for full-time Paramedics.
 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Provides emergency care to the sick and injured, to include: the assessment of the illness and/or injury, documentation, and patient care to the receiving emergency medical facility per Gonzales County Emergency Service District #1 Clinical Care Guidelines and SOPs under the direction of the Gonzales County Emergency Services District # 1 Medical Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO)
- Responds to emergency medical requests as they arise;
- Renders on-site emergency assistance to patients;
- Performs the initial assessment and management of illness and/or injury to emergency patients in accordance with GCESD #1 Clinical Care Guidelines, SOPs, and Department of State Health Services guidelines;
- Ensures preparations and compliance of patients for transport;
- Provides direct patient care as required for each individual;
- Follows emergency medical transport regulations, protocols, and procedures;
- Provides direct patient care as required for each individual;
- Follows established departmental policies and procedures including safety and/or infectious control guidelines;
- Inspects emergency vehicles and equipment to ensure they are properly cleaned, stocked, and serviceable;
- Completes and transfers patient care information following Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines, along with proper documentation;
- Keeps station, general areas, and living quarters clean;
- Be in communication contact at all times while on shift by radio or ambulance cell phone;
- Regular and punctual attendance required;
- Performs other duties as may be assigned by supervisor and/or administration.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of the equipment and supplies used in an EMS system;
- General office and computer skills;
Knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance;
- Ability to maintain certification as EMT-B or advanced level certifications for position;
- Ability to maintain all training or advanced level training certifications;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Ability to work shifts of up to of 48 hours;
- Ability to work different locations within the department
- Ability to lift 200lbs with partner and 100lbs individually;
- Frequent use of computer and other office equipment;
- Frequently reach, lift, pull, and twist;
Ability to work and drive in all weather conditions.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
- High School diploma or GED equivalent;
Valid Texas Drivers License with an insurable driving record;
- Must possess current Texas Department of Health EMT-B*, AEMT*, EMTP*, or Licensed Paramedic* certification. Must have a current valid BLS CPR card*.


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