AMR

  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

    Requisition ID
    2018-3167
    Location
    US-PA-Philadelphia
    Employment Type
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • More Information about this Job

    American Medical Response

    Philadelphia

    Emergency Medical Responder

     

    Position Summary:

    The mission and purpose of this position are to compassionately deliver high quality service and transportation in a professional, safe, caring and cost-effective manner.

     

    Essential Job Functions:

    Transport patients to and from medical facilities and/or home in a timely manner.

    Monitor & maintain the general condition of the unit, including completing the mechanical checklist for the vehicle at the start of each shift,   keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response in order to maintain the image of AMR.

    Assist the EMT-B with the preparation of the patient for transport.

    Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.

    Communicate with the patient & loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given and to show compassion.

    Communicate with dispatch to receive and understand call data and customer feedback.

    Document activities completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.

    Utilize maps to locate hospitals, medical facilities and patient home addresses.

     

    Other Responsibilities:

    Operate Ambulance in accordance with company driving policies.

    Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

    Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.

    Perform other duties as required.

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

    Must be at least 18 years old.

    Reading maps to locate addresses.

    Effective oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.

    Pass physical agility test.

    Safe driving record; service oriented work experience; Veterans preferred.

    2 year's driving experience

    Prefer a clean Motor Vehicle Report

     

    Licenses or Certifications:

    CPR Certification

    Valid State Drivers License

     

    Stress Factors:

    Occasionally:   Hazards, fatigue, patient care

    Frequently: High call volume, repetitive tasks, boredom, intense tasks, high pressure

     

    Physical Requirements:

    Occasionally: Smelling, walking inside & outside

    Frequently: Lifting 200 lbs., pushing, pulling, kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning, hearing, listening, clear speech; touching, multiple activities at the same time, e.g. carrying equipment, pushing or pulling a stretcher

    Constantly: Driving, seeing, reaching sitting.

     

    Working Environment:

    Occasionally: Works alone, inside, confined areas with noise & other hazardous conditions (human excrement, blood, urine, mucous, tissue

    Frequently Works: Works with electrical equipment, extended work periods (days nights, weekends, holidays)

    Constantly: Works with others, face-to-face contact, verbal contact with others, works outside and inside ambulance, shift work

     

    Other Requirements:

    Occasionally: Reading (simple & complex), writing (complex), memorization, analyzing, math skills (simple)

    Frequently: Writing (simple), reading maps, talking on 2-way radio, judgment, reasoning,

    Constantly: Decision making

     

    Equipment Used:

    Occasionally: Wheelchair, telephone, vacuum cleaner, cleaning equipment, protective devices, disposable supplies, time clock, hydraulic lift, wheelchair lift

    Frequently: Stretcher; maps, radio, pager

    Constantly: Ambulance (driving),

     

    EEO Statement

    EOE including Veterans and Disabled

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