EMT

POSITION: EMT
DEPARTMENT: EMS
SUPERVISOR: Operations Manager/Supervisors
RATE OF PAY: $17.61-$19.24
LOCATION: Emmet County 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) respond to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and to transport the patient to a medical facility.  After receiving the call from Central Dispatch the EMT-B drives the ambulance to the address or location given, using the most expeditious route, dependent on traffic and weather conditions.  The EMT-B must observe traffic laws and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Operate ambulance equipment safety and respond to radio transmissions
  2. Assure ambulance and first response vehicles are stocked fueled and ready to respond
  3. Lead and coordinate the team responding to an emergency
  4. Evaluate the patient’s condition on the scene and perform preliminary diagnosis
  5. Attend to injuries or sudden illnesses by applying a variety of pre-hospital simple and advanced treatments (first aid, CPR, administering injections and oxygen etc.) or surgical procedures
  6. Use tech equipment and tools to stabilize patients or provide immediate treatment
  7. Monitor patient’s condition en route to the hospital
  8. Collaborate with interested parties (police, firefighting unit, doctors etc.)
  9. Write and submit complete and accurate reports on incidents
  10. Adhere to established medical protocols and procedures as well as legal guidelines and health  and safety standards
  11. Keep current with new treatment and medical procedures through continuous training
  12. Perform assigned station duty’s, tasks and chores during shift

DESIRED BEHAVIORIAL TRAITS:

Assertive yet compassionate, Organized, Emotional Intelligence, positive attitude, Detail oriented.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Excellent communications skills.  Must be able to execute tasks and problem solve for solution simultaneously.  Must have Comprehensive knowledge of pre-hospital procedures, techniques, methods and equipment.  Interpersonal, Critical Thinking and Decision making Skills. Physical Stamina.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of Technical Training equivalent to college level course work in Para medicine (State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician License).  Associates Degree or Bachelor Degree in related field preferred.

Possess a valid Michigan Vehicle Operators License with no restrictions.

BLS, PALS, ITLS or equivalent Trauma certificate of completion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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