Job Description

Job Title: EMT-B - Level I - ALSTAR EMS (Jamestown & Dunkirk, NY)
Job ID: 180000IP
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Chautauqua WCA Services Corporation
Department: MTS South
Location: 28 Maple Street, Jamestown NY 14701

Description

At ALSTAR EMS, it is our mission to provide comprehensive emergency response and medical intervention to the people of our communities as well as to remain the resource of choice for physicians and the allied health professionals by providing business services.

ALSTAR EMS has a proud heritage and tradition of providing high quality service. We offer innovative emergency medical service and medical transportation programs to the people of with our primary service area of Chautauqua County. We have a strong commitment to our moral, ethical, and community values. We regard our patients and employees as stakeholders, treating them with the utmost respect.

ALSTAR EMS hires the best and brightest men and women in our industry to meet the high demands of the communities we serve. We provide our staff with the most up to date industry equipment and fleet to meet the demands of their challenging jobs. Our management team is dedicated to providing you with the training and tools you need to excel. 

Purpose:


UPMC & WCA Services is currently hiring Limited Casual Basic EMT's to work as needed with our Alstar EMS group for both our Jamestown & Dunkirk, NY locations.

The EMT is responsible for the safe operation of corporate vehicles and rendering basic emergency care to ill and injured persons in accordance with N.Y.S Basic EMT Protocol.

Responsibilities:
  • Check vehicle per part 800 standards beginning each shift.
  • Is able to function at scenes appropriately as a member of a team.
  • Uses proper radio etiquette and procedures.
  • Functions appropriately in charge of patient care for those not requiring ALS.
  • Operate assigned vehicle safely driving, parking, emergency mode.
  • Safely ` wheel stretcher bound patients as necessary
  • Complete billing forms and PCRs in a timely fashion.
  • Responds to assigned calls in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure cleanliness of quarters, vehicle and patient equipment.
  • Ensure safety of vehicle occupants with proper restraints.
  • Provide treatment at BLS level according to state protocol.
  • Assures restocking of basic supplies and equipment.
  • Proactively works to improve services and results and takes initiative to identify opportunities for improvement and implements accordingly. Demonstrates and delivers quality customer service to internal and external customers, always keeping patient/customer satisfaction a priority. Provides patient care and/or generates work results that are thorough, accurate, orderly and value-added consistent with hospital policies and procedures. Anticipates internal and/or external customer needs and facilitates meeting those needs.

Qualifications

  • Must have and maintain current certifications in: New York State Department of Health EMT-Basic and CPR for the professional rescuer (AHA or equivalent). 
  • Must renew CPR Credentials biannually. 
  • Must have and maintain a valid drivers license, which is also acceptable to the companies insurance carrier. 
  • Ability to render professional basic emergency care in accordance with N.Y.S basic protocol standards. 
  • Must attend 25 hours of EMS related continuing education per year. 
  • Must maintain credential skills as outlined in the Standard Operating Guidelines. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Emergency Medical Technician

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

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: Yes

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