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Community Health Technician, EMT

  • Job ID: 965888658
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Employee Health
  • Department: Employee Health Assistance
  • Location: 1500 Fifth Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.42 to $24.17 / hour

Description

UPMC's Employee Health is seeking a full-time Community Health Technician, EMT!

This role will work from UPMC McKeesport Monday-Friday 7a-3:30p. 


The Community Health Technician is responsible for registering and then guiding patients through the health screening /community health process. The technician must set up and calibrate equipment and collect patient samples to analyze blood glucose and a total lipid panel. Blood pressure and BMI will also be assessed. Assists the Program Assistant as required. Along with other tasks, this team cares for the employees by doing preplacement physicals, immunizations, health coaching, and caring for them during illness. as well as Covid contact tracing.

This person should have proficient computer skills, know CPR, the ability to do vital signs, as well as basic office skills

Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Perform duties in accordance with the scope of EMT certification
  • Assist health coaches with patient education as needed
  • Assist with photocopying, marketing material assembly, data input, and phone call follow-up
  • Assist with disease management and other preventive health services, including planning, implementation, service delivery and evaluation of these programs as requested

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • EMT required.
  • One (1) year of experience required + previous or current licensure.
  • In lieu of experience, graduation from an approved training program will be considered.
  • Proficient in MS Word/Excel.
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior management, EMTs/paramedics, and program participants.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work early morning hours and weekend hours as necessary.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Previous or current EMT certification required. Driver's license required.
 

  • Driver's License
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct