Emergency Medical Technician

Website Northern Light Health

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are skilled in-patient assessment, airway management, CPR, automatic external defibrillation, oxygen delivery, dressings and hemorrhage control, splinting, spinal immobilization, childbirth, lifting and moving patients, and extrication. Our EMTs have the opportunity to use their skills in both a routine transport and emergent setting.

Responsibilities:

• Maintains all licenses and certifications required to hold current licensure and remain employed • Cooperates and complies with established EMS’ Quality Assurance process and complies with other essential documents • Offers flexibility in scheduling matters; willing to work late, arrive early, augments staffing when requested (call-ins) and regularly completes pager shift duty • Maintains professional conduct; appearance, behavior, sense of responsibility, pride in the company, and willingness to mentor others; willingness to progress professionally into specialty team assignments • Adheres to standard precautions and other personal protective equipment (PPE), due to the presence of body fluids and chemicals • Demonstrates competency in assessing a patient, handling emergencies utilizing Basic Life Support equipment and procedures; have the ability to perform CPR, control of hemorrhage, non-invasive shock treatment, fracture and spinal stabilization, manage environmental emergencies, emergency childbirth, operation of the semi-automatic defibrillator, delivery of oxygen • Motivated in the delivery of care, maintenance of facilities and equipment, and inventory control. • 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(s) 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 Paramedic 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. • Reports all problems and unusual occurrences immediately to the Lead Paramedic or Supervisor. • Maintains a professional appearance by adhering to hygiene and uniforms standards. • Participation in company activities; Staff Meetings, committees, and public relations details.

Credentials

Required Emergency Med Tech – Basic
Education

Required High School Diploma/General Educational Development (GED)

To apply for this job email your details to cjcote@northernlight.org