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EMT - Harrisburg

  • Job ID: 495969921
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Community Life Team Inc.
  • Department: Community Life Team
  • Location: 1000 Paxton Street, Harrisburg PA 17104
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $21.66 / hour

Description

Purpose:

Community LifeTeam, is a Mobile Integrated Health Service that employs more than 200 highly trained, certified Emergency Medical Technicians, Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics that are ready to respond to any medical emergency, day or night. Community LifeTeam responds to over 50,000 requests for service each year. We provide both basic and advanced life support to over 60 municipalities in Dauphin, York, Cumberland, Schuylkill and Northumberland Counties. Our Coverage areas in Urban, Suburban and Rural communities. In addition to emergency responses, Community LifeTeam provides non-emergency interfacility transportation. In addition to normal operations, our Special Operations Division members support multiple calls for specialty response to Technical Rescues, Federal/State Disaster Response for Urban Search/Rescue and provide Tactical EMS Support to various Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the eastern part of Pennsylvania. 


Under limited supervision, ensures safe and healthy environment for guests and employees by providing competent health and medical services in a prehospital setting.

Responsibilities:
  • Maintains first aid rooms in efficient operating condition
  • 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.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of patient care, incident reports and other necessary reports.
  • 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.
  • Encourages a safe, pleasant work environment for Team Members.
  • 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).
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals utilizing customer service skills.
  • 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.
  • Ensures quality health and medical care for guests and employees at assigned locations.

Qualifications

High School Diploma (or equivalent) required
Previous ambulance and/or hospital experience preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
EMT certification
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
EMSVO preferred

Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) OR Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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