EMT Basic

Company: American Medical Response ( Learn More )

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Job Description 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. Essential Duties and 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(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.
  • Attends all mandatory in-services.
  • Other Duties as defined on the job description.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must meet the core job functions and job qualification standards for field operations personnel as described in the Standard Operating Procedure manual.
  • Unless otherwise specified, the guidelines for clinical competency for EMT-Basic shall be as published in the current EMT-Basic text by Brady. American Heart Association guidelines shall supersede.
  • Full time employees must be available for recall in times of crisis.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record as determined by the Company and outlined in the Standards Operations Procedure manual.
  • Must be at least 18years old.
  • Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Must be currently State and Nationally registered as EMT-Basic.
  • Must possess a current driver’s license in the State where employed except where exempt by State regulation.
  • Currently licensed as EMS-Driver with DEMS.
  • Current adult and child CPR certification from AHA.
  • In States where required, must possess a current Class D driver’s license.
  • Other i.e. knowledge and skills:

  • Maintains professional competence and demonstrates concern for the competence of other members of the EMS health care team.
  • Ability to uphold standards of practice and education.
  • Ability to adhere to standards of personal ethics, on and off duty, which reflect credit upon the profession.
  • Must have full knowledge of the vehicle’s medical and non-medical equipment and its proper use within the scope of practice for EMT-B.
  • Does not use professional knowledge and skills in any enterprise detrimental to the Company or to the public well-being.
  • Ability to respect and hold in confidence all information of a confidential nature obtained in the course of professional work unless required by law to divulge such information.
  • Has good working knowledge of all company policies pertaining to this position.
  • Good knowledge of common physical illnesses, obvious symptoms, and medical terminology.
  • Interested external applicants can go to www.amr.net, click on 'Careers' and then 'Search Jobs' in order to locate the position and apply.  Internal candidates must only apply through the company internal portal via SuccessFactors.


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