Job Description

Job Title: EMT/Paramedic
Job ID: 675057
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Work various shifts
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC McKeesport
Department: Kennywood First Aid
Location: 4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin PA 15122


Perform advanced level assessment of the patient’s condition, determine appropriate course of treatment and administer basic and advanced life support to patients at the scene, en route to the hospital and in a pre-hospital setting in accordance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations and standards.  Function in a complex emergency situations, most often as a single advanced life support provider.   This position will support Kennywood and Sandcastle locations as needed by department.   We will consider EMT or Paramedics for this role.

  • Ensures quality health and medical care for guests and employees at assigned locations.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of patient care, incident reports and other necessary reports.
  • Encourages a safe, pleasant work environment for Team Members.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals utilizing customer service skills.
  • Responds to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured (within PA-DOH scope of practice and PA DOH protocols).
  • Perform proper procedures in a timely and appropriate manner to prevent further harm to the patient using basic and advanced life support equipment and device.
  • Assist in moving patients.
  • Identifies assessment findings, which may require communications with medical direction for advice and for notification that special professional services and assistance be immediately available upon arrival at the medical facility.
  • Reports verbally and in writing their observation and emergency medical care of the patient at the emergency scene for purposes of records and diagnostics.  Upon request, provides assistance to the transporting ambulance.
  • Maintains first aid rooms in efficient operating condition.  Ensures that the first aid room and equipment is clean and washed and kept in a neat orderly condition.
  • Attends continuing education and refresher training programs as required by employers, medical direction, licensing or certifying agencies.
  • Performs all duties in a safe manner.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required.
  • Must be 18 or older
  • One year pre-hospital EMS  or Paramedic experience at the advanced life support provider level preferred.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push and/or pull weight up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Emergency Medical Technician or Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic

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

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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