OUR PURPOSE
is caring for people:
our patients,
their families
and one another.

 

UT Health EMS/AIR 1 is proud to be continually recognized by national accreditation agencies.

  • Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS): the first ambulance service to be CAAS accredited, and the only operating in our greater service areas. Our most recent review awarded a “perfect score” by the national reviewers
  • Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS): AIR 1 was the first medical air program in Texas to achieve this recognition and has continually maintained this accreditation
  • Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE) by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch for medical dispatch


Every job at UT Health EMS/AIR 1 is important. As the region’s largest EMS operation, UT Health EMS/AIR 1 is positioned to deliver our employees the opportunities to have an impact on the lives of patients and their families. Furthermore, our affiliation with the University of Texas healthcare and educational systems provides unique pathways for career advancement and growth.

We also believe it is important to have fun at work through our employee engagement events. We enjoy giving back to our community through volunteer hours and other support. These are just a few of the reasons I am proud to be a part of this organization.

Texas, in particular East Texas, has quickly become the destination for employment and economic growth. As high-profile industries continue to relocate to Texas, our need for quality EMS caregivers is boundless. In East Texas we have competitive wages, affordable housing, lower cost of living and no state income tax. At UT Health East Texas EMS/AIR 1 we live by the mantra “We are part of the team Answering the Call.” We invite your students to Answer the Call...Come to Texas!

-John A Smith, CEO, UT Health East Texas EMS AIR 1

Benefits

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MEDICAL AND RX

Plans that are valuable, easy to use and cost-effective.

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DENTAL

Plans to cover routine checkups and other dental care.

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VISION

Eye exams, frames, lenses and contacts to support your vision health.

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HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT

Set aside your own pre-tax dollars to cover qualified expenses.

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FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT

Set aside your own pre-tax dollars to cover qualified expenses.

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LIFE INSURANCE

Protect your family’s financial future.

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RETIREMENT ACCOUNT

Save for your future with a full company match at 5% contribution.

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PET INSURANCE

Preventive care and medical protection for accidents and illnesses.

ABOUT EAST TEXAS HEALTH SYSTEM

UT Health East Texas is passionate about delivering the highest quality care with unmatched compassion, outstanding service and innovative technology. Serving our East Texas communities, we are building a great team and advancing health care – together. We are driven by our purpose of caring for people: our patients, their families and one another.

ABOUT ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES

UT Health East Texas EMS is part of a larger organization - Ardent Health Services, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Ardent Health Services has earned a reputation as one of the industry’s strongest – and most innovative hospital operators. We are driven by our purpose of caring for people: our patients, their families and one another. Our facilities and clinics are consistently recognized among healthcare’s best employers.

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For the safety of our candidates, please be aware that our hiring managers and recruitment team will never request financial or personal information such as a Social Security Number, credit card or bank account information for any reason during the interview process. The recruitment team will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail.

However, we have adapted our recruitment practices to protect from the spread of COVID-19, and may conduct interviews virtually. Additionally, for the convenience of communications with candidates, our recruitment team utilizes a secure text platform, but only as it relates to updates or scheduling throughout the interview process.