AMR

  • EMT Basic

    Requisition ID
    2018-3863
    Location
    US-CO-Arvada
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • More Information about this Job

    Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician          Location:  Arvada, CO                                                             

    Status:     Non-Exempt 

     

     

     

    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.

    • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol.
    • Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls.
    • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements.
    • Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.
    • Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.
    • Communicate with patient and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given, and to show compassion.
    • Keep current on certifications.
    • Communicate with dispatcher to receive and understand call data and customer feedback.
    • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR.
    • Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations.
    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
    • Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times.
    • Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice. 

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License
    • Colorado EMT Certification Required
    • Must possess ITLS within 3 months of hire
    • Driving record in compliance with AMR policy.
    • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    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.

     

    MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

    Frequently:     Writing (simple), judgement, reasoning.

    Constantly:     Decision making,

     

    STRESS FACTORS:

    Occasionally: Hazards, fatigue, patient care

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

     

    EQUIPMENT USED:

    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.

     

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

    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

                            

     

    EEO Statement

    EOE including Veterans and Disabled

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