EMT-EMS

Compensation

: $33,470.00 - $48,640.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for the provision of basic life support pre-hospital emergency care to ill or injured persons. Provides age specific and culturally appropriate patient care through knowledge of growth and development. Is in charge of patient care given by ambulance crew and provides supervision for non-paramedic crewmembers and first responders.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Required:

High School graduate or GED

Preferred:

Associates Degree in EMS
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Required:

Certified EMT

Preferred:

2-3 years as EMT
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES and/or REGISTRATIONS
Required:

Certificate from Basic EMT program meeting DOT guidelines with valid drivers license and good driving record

Preferred:
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to withstand stress/demands of active position

Must be able to withstand many long hours of standing, sitting, walking, bending, lifting, and driving

Must be able to lift and move patients and equipment used

Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently

Must be able to lift 135 pounds from floor to waist

Manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination and adequate vision is required for daily work

Must be able to respond calmly and efficiently in crisis situations

Must be able to work as a team-member with co-workers, staff, public and other agencies

Must be able to function without direct supervision

Must have good verbal and written communication skills and speak English fluently
SUPERVISION GIVEN

Associated topics: emt, emt basic, emt i, emt p, lpct, pmt, service technician, slh, technician iii, technician basic * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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