Children's Mercy KC


Requisition ID
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
2 months ago(3/20/2024 4:40 PM)
Posting Category
Night shift
Work Type
Full Time
Work Days
Work Hours
Recruiter : Full Name: First Last
Brittany McKown
Recruiter : Email

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.


Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.


The Transport EMT is responsible for assisting with patient care during transport. The EMT has a thorough knowledge of operations and maintenance of transport equipment. The Transport EMT safely operates ambulances on emergent and non-emergent transports. The EMT works effectively as a team member, supports a teamwork philosophy, and promotes positive relationships with referring providers and organizations.


At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.


Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.


  • Operates ambulances safely on emergent and non-emergent transports. Ensures ambulances are safe, clean and operational.
  • Assists with direct patient care within the scope of EMT training.
  • Promotes a positive relationship with referral health care providers, other CMH employees, families and fellow transport team crew members.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities and demonstrates professional commitment to maintaining required certification and attending education/training, meetings, and assigned committees.


  • HS diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years experience emergency services such as fire, police, dispatching (communication specialist). One to two years experience in hospital with direct patient care. Direct patient care and ambulance operating experience preferred.
  • One of the following: Licensed Emergency Med Tech KS, Licensed Paramedic KS required upon hire
  • One of the following: Licensed Emergency Med Tech MO, Licensed Paramedic MO required upon hire
  • Trauma Course Required Upon Hire
  • PEARS Required Upon Hire
  • Current MO or KS Drivers License Required 30 Days
  • Must weigh less than 230lbs and be willing to participate in quarterly weigh-ins

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $21.01/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.


EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.


Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.



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