• EMT Basic

    Requisition ID
    US-KS-Kansas City
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • More Information about this Job

    Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician                                                                       

    Status:     Non-Exempt   Location:  Kansas City Metro




    SUMMARY: The mission and purpose this position is to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic, as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


    The following list represents the primary responsibilities of an EMT:

    • 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
    • Reports all problems and unusual occurrences immediately to the Lead Paramedic or Supervisor
    • Maintains a professional appearance by adhering to hygiene and uniform standards. 



    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Possess a valid Driver’s License
    • Must have current Kansas AND Missouri EMT Certifications OR National Registry
    • Driving record in compliance with AMR policy.
    • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Valid HealthCare Provider CPR certification



    Occasionally:  Smelling.

    Frequently:     See Physical Agility Test, kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning, flexibility, multiple physical activities performed at the same time (carrying multiple equipment while pushing on pram).

    Constantly:     Hearing/listening, clear speech, simple touching, walking (inside and outside), pushing, pulling, reaching, sitting, driving ambulance, seeing.



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

    Frequently:      Writing (simple), judgement, reasoning.

    Constantly:      Decision making,



    Occasionally:  Hazards, fatigue, patient care

    Frequently:     Repetitive tasks, high pressure, boredom, intense tasks, extended hours. 



    Occasionally:   Wheelchair, medications, monitor/defibrillator, suction equipment, airway equipment, telephone, vacuum cleaner, cleaning equipment, protective devices, protective clothing.

    Frequently:      IV Supplies, bandaging, disposable supplies, durable equipment.

    Constantly:     Gurney, maps, pager, trauma bag/box.



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

    Frequently:     Electrical equipment.

    Constantly:     Works with others, face-to-face contact, verbal contact with others, works outside, shift work, extended hours.





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    EOE including Veterans and Disabled


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