Job Description

Job Title: Sr. EMT
Job ID: 672676963
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift:
Facility: Center for Emergency Medicine
Department: Ground
Location: 10 Allegheny County Airport, West Mifflin PA 15122

Description

STAT MedEvac is hiring a full-time Sr. EMT to support their West Mifflin ground base.

Responsibilities:
  • Maintains clean patient environment as well as crew quarters
  • Ensures safe operation of patient laden stretcher employing appropriate stretcher discipline at all times.  
  • Maintains safe loading, unloading, adjustment of head of stretcher, and stretcher movement.
  • Reflects a positive attitude to the customer in a high stress environment at all times, with a clear understanding of who the customer is.
  • Reports injuries and completes the appropriate documentation, no matter how minor, to a supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Maintains fitness for duty by adhering to all employee health requirements, including maximum weight, hearing conservation program, and required medical screenings.
  • Participates constructively in the peer-review driven quality improvement program.
  • Performs all assigned duties, including daily, weekly, monthly, or other duties assigned by the base site manager, including (but not limited to):
  • Responsible for the safe operation of the transport vehicle and ensures a safe environment for patient and other healthcare workers in and around CEM vehicles.
  • Completes all official documentation in a timely manner such as payroll, expense reports, orientation forms, etc.
  • Ensures the safety of patients and all others. 
  • Utilizes appropriate safety channels to report safety concerns, and uses tools available to enhance a safe work environment.
  • Performs daily equipment check (vehicle, medications)
  • Selects and uses personal protective equipment appropriate to the level of the anticipated hazard.
  • Maintains and ensures adequate vehicle operation including proper fuel, fluid levels, lights, sirens, radio, cellular phone functioning. 
  • Works with Regional Medical Manager to ensure all mechanical deficiencies are corrected.
  • Demonstrates the ability to establish a rapport with customers; including the ability to create and sustain a positive relationship; regardless of circumstances, environment, or patient presentation.
  • Ensures crew is logged onto computer duty roster
  • Responds promptly and efficiently to all requests for service.
  • Ensures patient and family confidentiality and dignity at all times.
  • Participates in shift report from off going crew
  • Collects and promptly processes demographic, medical necessity, and other necessary billing information.
  • Participates in scheduled and unscheduled outreach activities, representing the UPMC and STAT MedEvac system.
  • Collaborates with PHRN and Paramedic to care for critically ill or injured patients in adherence with established protocols and standards of care; assessing online medical command or other resources when appropriate.
  • Reports for work well rested, and fit for duty. 
  • Adhering to the drug and alcohol policy at all times, including prescription and/or over the counter medicine use.
  • Demonstrates skills, competencies, and judgment necessary to provide patient care in any environment; using educational resources that are required or made available.
  • Adheres to the current uniform policy.
  • Actively participates in the development and training of new staff.
  • Equipment checks
  • Adheres to rules for scheduling, including schedule requests, minimum time, and availability.

Qualifications

  • 1 year EMT experience
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required
  • 1 professional contribution selected from department, hospital or system goals, and approved by your Manager
  • Previous ambulance and/or hospital experience preferred
  • Reliable transportation and be willing to travel to any STAT MedEvac base site as assigned.
  • Must be able to successfully complete the prescribed orientation program, including classroom, clinical rotations, educational competencies, and on the job training.
  • Must work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities, and specialized equipment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • PA Emergency Service Vehicle Operation (EMSVO)
  • EMT Certification
  • Driver's license
  • NIMS Incident Command
  • NIMS Single Resources
  • NIMS Introduction Course
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) OR Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic OR NREMT Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certification OR Paramedic
  • Act 33
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $15.42 to $24.25 / hour

Union Position: No

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