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EMT - SUS - Full-Time

  • Job ID: 781388217
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Rotating - All Shifts as Scheduled
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna William-WAASC
  • Department: TRANSPORTS
  • Location: 609 Rural Avenue, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.58 to $23.38 / hour

Description

Are you looking for an exciting career in Emergency Management Systems? UPMC Williamsport is hiring a Full-Time EMT. This role will be scheduled various rotating shifts as scheduled . If you are passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers growth opportunities, we invite you to apply today!

Purpose:
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.

Responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibility for personal development and education.
  • Perform cleaning of vehicles and equipment.
  • Perform daily vehicle/equipment checks and report maintenance problems. Complete paperwork required to record vehicle checks, maintenance, and inventory documentation.
  • Actively practice behaviors associated with SH Service Excellence expectations. Smile at and greet everyone enthusiastically, treat everyone with respect, dignity, and C.A.R.E. Be an ambassador for Susquehanna Health. Provide the best C.A.R.E. for our patients no matter what.
  • 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.
  • Perform necessary communication with Lycoming County Communications Center, Fire/EMS units utilizing UHF, VHF, and cellular telephones.
  • Commit to high-quality, safe work; encourage others to have similar standards. Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient practices, unsafe conditions, errors, or adverse events. Avoid shortcuts to ensure quality and safety measures are not circumvented. Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. Understand that patient safety is everyone's responsibility. Assume responsibility for personal education and performance related to patient safety; report unsafe conditions or events immediately; speak up in a nonconfrontational and educational manner when seeing a safety breach; develop or participate in a project or action plan to reduce risk or mitigate harm for patients, as appropriate.
  • Perform automatic external defibrillation to patients when indicated in the prehospital setting.
  • Assist with restraining combative patients as well as provide emergency and non-emergency transport (both local and long-distance).
  • Complete patient records and required state charts on all transports and transfers performed. Complete a legible narrative description of the patient's condition.
  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures.
  • Provide prehospital transportation of emergency or non-emergency patients, locally, out of the 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.
  • 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).

 

 

Qualifications

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

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
 

Valid Driver's License required. Certification in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) required. Certification of completion of a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health approved Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) required within 90 days of hire. AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) OR Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • 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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