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EMT - Intern - Full-time

  • Job ID: 220002I0
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Rotating As Scheduled
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna William-WAASC
  • Department: SREMS EMERGENCY
  • Location: 609 Rural Avenue, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.76 to $23.58 / hour

Description

Are you looking for a new career? Do you enjoy helping others? UPMC Williamsport and Pennsylvania College of Technology are partnering to offer an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training program with little to no out-of-pocket tuition costs. This is made possible through grant funding provided by the PAsmart grant, through the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and has been awarded to Penn College Workforce Development to offset the cost of this program.

Whether you are looking for a new career or a soon-to-be high school graduate looking to join this amazing team, look no further! Apply today and find out where your career can take you.

We offer a premier benefits package, designed to care for your total well-being — physically, emotionally, and financially — paired with endless opportunities for career advancement and educational growth.

This is a paid training program lasting approximately 16 weeks. Students will be hired as an EMT Intern while they attend their training. Trainees will move into Emergency Medical Technician positions after successfully completing the training program and acquiring certification. 

*The successful candidate will enroll, attend, and successfully complete all requirements of a state-approved EMT education program. A one-year work commitment to UPMC is required.

You must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license to apply.


Responsibilities:

  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency ambulance responses to provide efficient and immediate care to include the critically injured or ill.
  • Selects and uses personal protective equipment appropriate to the level of anticipated hazard.
  • Complete patient records and required state charts on all transports and transfers performed.  Complete a legible narrative description of the patient's condition.
  • Demonstrates cognitive competency of EMT knowledge measured by quizzes and examinations.
  • Demonstrates psychomotor competency of EMT skills measured by completion of practical stations and field performance.
  • Demonstrates successful completion of the required number of field contacts, field objectives, and scheduled field hours at Susquehanna Regional EMS.
  • Interacts and communicates with a diverse group of patients utilizing customer service skills.
  • Perform necessary communication with communications center, Fire/EMS units utilizing UHF, VHF, and cellular telephones.
  • Perform patient assessment and patient care at the basic life support level for patients of all age groups, including the initiation of prehospital care in accordance with established standards or policies to patients suffering from traumatic injuries or medical emergencies.
  • Perform support functions such as restocking and inventory maintenance of supplies and equipment, cleaning of equipment, transport of equipment, transport specimens to diagnostic testing areas, and transport of equipment (inter-and intra-departmental).

 

 

Qualifications

High School Diploma (or equivalent) required.

• 18 years of age or older.
• Gain successful enrollment to a Penn College EMT program to include FISDAP entrance examination.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

• Successful obtainment of National Registry Certification at the EMT level within 30 days of course completion.
• Successful obtainment of Pennsylvania Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification with Emergency Medical Services Vehicle Operator (EMSVO) endorsement within 30 days of course completion.
• Successful completion of the Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT) program.
• Successful completion of the Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) program.
• Successful completion of the American Heart Association CPR program for Healthcare Providers.
• Successful completion of a Hazardous Materials – Awareness level program.
• Successful completion of NIMS/ICS 100, 200, 700, & 800 programs. 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License   
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.  

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