EMT Basic

Req ID: 104046 

Entity: AMR 

Job Title: EMT-Basic       Location:   Winchester, TN      Req #: 104046   Reports To: Field Supervisor     Posting End Date:   Department: Operations  Company:  AMR-S   FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

Overview

Responds to emergency and non-emergency requests, provides Basic Life Support (BLS) as needed, and transports sick or injured persons to the appropriate medical facility and complies with appropriate state Department of Health Standards.

 

Responsibilities

Operational Objectives

  • Respond to calls in a timely manner based off Company protocols.
  • Meet and exceed Contractual response times.
  • Represent the Company by being courteous, professional, and a patient advocate.
  • Operate and drive an ambulance with regard to state and company safety policies.
  • Monitor communication equipment to maintain contact with Communications Center.
  • Comply with all protocols for treatment and transportation of the sick and injured as defined by the Company, local, and regional Medical Control.
  • Maintain and replenish vehicle, equipment and supplies as needed.
  • Maintain a clean, professional appearance while maintaining a courteous, professional, and ethical behavior while working cooperatively with other members of the health care system, co-workers, and the public.
  • Perform other duties as assigned including those specific to the local operation.
  • Regular attendance consistent with scheduled hours.  Willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Uses care and respect with all equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to accurately map to a designation.
  • Practice within your certification skill set.

EMT Compliance

  • Provide general medical care and treatment to patients in both emergent and non-emergent settings as defined by state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Neatly and accurately document pertinent patient information on all required forms/documents. (Patient Care Records, Supplies, Medicare Signature Forms, and PCS forms)
  • Turns in appropriate documents prior to leaving duty.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy workplace in accordance with all appropriate OSHA standards, company policies and local standard operating procedures.

 Training

  • Ensure that all required Certifications are current and remain current.
  • Attend all Company required OSHA training, annual training, and all mandatory Company updates.  Complete the training in the allotted time the Company sets.
  • Maintain knowledge about job and medical field.

Qualifications

  • Current state EMT certification as required by State.
  • Current CPR certification card
  • Current state Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s Driving Policy.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and medical agencies to provide the highest level of patient care.
  • Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence.
  • Other qualifications/certifications specific to the local operation and/or contract requirements.
  • Satisfactorily meet Company physical assessments/tests.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit; talk and hear; use fingers, hands and arms to handle, reach and/or operate basic office equipment, objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move, with help, up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.”

 

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  • “---Unimpaired Mobility: Must be able to respond quickly to ambulance calls, must physically be able to access patients located in difficult terrain and dangerous environments and locations, must be able to climb stairs and other structures, must be able to work in close and dangerous environments, such as without limitation, damaged vehicles and structures on fire, must be able to carry heavy equipment and patients.
  • ---Physical Abilities: Must be able to perform strenuous physical requirements, including without limitation, lifting and moving of heavy equipment and patients in a variety of environmental and dangerous conditions, perform CPR and other lifesaving maneuvers. Water rescues may require the ability to swim at basic survival levels, and other exhaustive physical demands in emergent situations.
  • ---Fine Motor Skills: Must be able to perform required medical skills and techniques, including without limitation, bandaging, splinting and establishing an IV, performing endotracheal intubation and other advanced airway techniques, manual defibrillation, pleural decompression.
  • ---Vision: Must have correctable vision that permits the safe operation of emergency vehicles, the reading of gauges, fine print and figures associated with emergent medical care and treatment; and color acuity to differentiate varying colors that may be necessary in providing emergency care and treatment.
  • ---Hearing: Must be able to hear sufficiently to obtain information provided by patients, family members, bystanders, medical professionals and other emergency personnel; and adequate hearing necessary to provide emergency care and treatment in active distracting environments.
  • ---Speech: Must be able to speak and enunciate clearly and at a level audible to others in loud conditions. Must be able to verbally communicate in stressful and distracting environments with patients, family members, medical professionals and other emergency personnel.”

 

Closing Statement:

This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties.  Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.

 

Rural/Metro is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

Company
Envision
Posted
03/26/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Winchester, Tennessee 37398, US