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MD Anderson Cancer Center Per Diem Paramedic| Code Blue Operations (6:45a-7:15p) in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2022-2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.


The primary purpose of the position is to provide quality care in relation to an individual's emergency medical needs, in accordance with recognized and established protocols outlined by Code Blue Operations. The Public Space Code Blue Team provides medical emergency response to all public spaces outside the Main Hospital and Mays Clinic clinical areas, to include the adjacent areas of clinical buildings that have valet parking and/or patient drop-off/pick up zones.

The Public Space Code Blue Team also responds to Code Blue activations in the Main Hospital and Mays Clinic clinical areas in a supportive role to the other Code Blue Teams. Code Blue Team Paramedics will not provide routine or emergency care to inpatients or outpatients receiving care in a clinical area.


Provides medical emergency response (code blue), as requested.

Provides primary medical emergency response in defined public spaces of the MD Anderson campus as part of Code Blue Team, and in accordance with protocols approved by the Code Blue Medical Director.

Provides support, as requested, to Code Blue Teams in inpatient and outpatient areas.

Demonstrates technical skills related to an emergency medical response.

Includes, but is not limited to, competent use of defibrillator, electrocardiograph, laryngoscope, performance of endotracheal intubations, IV or IO placement, administration of oxygen, aerosol therapy, immobilization devices, etc.

Assists in transportation or movement of patients.

Assists in lifting, carrying, and transporting patient to ambulance and/or medical facility.

Other duties as assigned.



Required: Successful completion of a Texas Department of Human Services (DSHS) approved EMT-Paramedic training course or Bachelor's degree.


Required: Two years experience as a Paramedic.


Required: All of the following: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification through the American Heart Association. Texas Paramedic License issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 163697

  • Employment Status: Per Diem

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening, Rotating, Varied, Weekends

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 27,071

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 27,071

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 27,071

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No