EMT Basic

Req ID: 106333 

Entity: AMR 


Before being interviewed applicants must have completed the Thurston County Protocol Test. If you have not yet taken the test please contact the Thurston County Medic 1 Office at 360-704-2786 to get information on taking the exam. 


SUMMARY: Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls and delivers high quality patient care and customer service within the prescribed scope of practice, established protocols and company policies.




Principal Responsibilities


Maintains thorough familiarity with treatment protocols, response requirements and quality assurance procedures in system in which assigned.

Maintains awareness of any and all changes in the system components and company policy.

Maintains the level and type of certification consistent with performing tasks in the system to which assigned.

Complies with all state and company requirements for operation of motor vehicle.

Operates a company vehicle in accordance with company policy and safe practices.

Develops ability to quickly and safely locate addresses through knowledge of number systems and street layouts.

Ensures that unit remains in a state of readiness in terms of mechanical reliability, medical supply and equipment, cleanliness and appearance standards.

Reports immediately to the Lead Mechanic any discrepancies in vehicle or equipment standards that could compromise the unit’s ability to complete a call.

Completes all appropriate documentation as outlined in company policy.

Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of the quarters to which assigned.

Reports all problems and unusual occurrences immediately to the Lead Technician or Supervisor.

Maintains a professional appearance by adhering to hygiene and uniforms standards.

Maintains a level of physical fitness consistent with being able to lift and move patients weighing 200 lbs. with the assistance of a partner.

Attends all mandatory in-services.

Maintains a cooperative working relationship with allied health and public safety personnel.


Principal Accountabilities


Complete and accurate documentation of patient assessment and treatment

Complete and accurate documentation of patient statistical and billing information and services rendered

Adherence to medical treatment protocol


Minimum Qualifications

Emergency Medical Technician training and certification as required by County to which assigned
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS/CPR) certification for all EMT levels
Emergency vehicle operation knowledge
Radio communication skills
Thorough knowledge of medical supplies and equipment contained in the vehicle
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Ability to employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas
Ability to read, interpret, and follow instructions
Ability to perform the essential job functions
Regular and predictable attendance
Valid Washington State Drivers License
Acceptable driving


EOE including Veterans and Disabled

Full time
Olympia, Washington 98501, US