Job Description

Job Title: EMT - Intern (Temporary)
Job ID: 170001YP
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: As scheduled
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport - WAASC
Location: 609 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701


Would you like to become a Certified EMT? UPMC Susquehanna has a few openings left in our EMT Training program. Don't miss this opportunity - apply today!


The ideal EMT candidate provides transport and basic life support care in the pre-hospital setting including wheelchair or stretcher van transports and ambulance transports of non-emergency or emergency patients.  



  • 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.
  • Provide prehospital transportation of emergency or non-emergency patients, locally, out of region, or out of state. Independently perform transports of special needs patients utilizing the custodial care coach.
  • Operate emergency vehicles, ambulances, wheelchair vans, and passenger vans under routine and emergency conditions in a safe, controlled manner in accordance with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Vehicle Code and Department of Health.
  • Complete patient records and required state charts on all transports and transfers performed. Complete a legible narrative description of the patient's condition.
  • Perform daily vehicle/equipment checks and report maintenance problems.
  • Complete paperwork required to record vehicle checks, maintenance and inventory documentation.
  • Perform cleaning of vehicles and equipment.
  • Perform necessary communication with Lycoming County Communications Center, Fire/EMS units utilizing UHF, VHF and cellular telephones.
  • 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).
  • Assist with restraining combative patients as well as provide emergency and non-emergency transport (both local and long distance).
  • Perform automatic external defibrillation to patients when indicated in the prehospital setting.


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous ambulance and/or hospital experience preferred.



  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or BLS
  • Valid PA Driver's License
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator or certification of completion of a Commonwealth of PA Dept of Health approved Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) required within 90 days of hire
  • Act 33 Child Clearance w Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance w Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.32 to $18.48

Union Position: No

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