• Southwest Washingtonian EMT Basic

    Requisition ID
    US-WA-Hazel Dell
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • More Information about this Job

    SUMMARY:   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.


    This position covers both the Vancouver and Kelso areas. 




    Principal 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 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 Mechanic 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.

    • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of the quarters to which assigned.

    • Reports all problems and unusual occurrences immediately to the Lead Technician or Supervisor.

    • Maintains a professional appearance by adhering to hygiene and uniforms standards.

    • Maintains a level of physical fitness consistent with being able to lift and move patients weighing 200 lbs. with the assistance of a partner.

    • Attends all mandatory in-services.

    • Maintains a cooperative working relationship with allied health and public safety personnel.


    Principal Accountabilities


    Complete and accurate documentation of patient assessment and treatment

    Complete and accurate documentation of patient statistical and billing information and services rendered

    Adherence to medical treatment protocol


    Minimum Qualifications


    Emergency Medical Technician training and certification as required by County to which assigned
    Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS/CPR) certification for all EMT levels
    Emergency vehicle operation knowledge
    Radio communication skills
    Thorough knowledge of medical supplies and equipment contained in the vehicle
    Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
    Ability to work independently and as a team member
    Ability to employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas
    Ability to read, interpret, and follow instructions
    Ability to perform the essential job functions
    Regular and predictable attendance
    Valid Washington State Drivers License
    Acceptable driving


    EOE including Veterans and Disabled 

    EEO Statement

    EOE including Veterans and Disabled


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