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EMT Intern

  • Job ID: 998443325
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Community Life Team Inc.
  • Department: White Rose Ambulance
  • Location: 54 N Harrison Street, York PA 17403
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $22.46 / hour



Discover a dynamic, in-demand, and rewarding career as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Learning to be an EMT means you will gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to identify and manage a variety of pre-hospital medical emergencies, while serving the community. UPMC is offering paid training opportunities with an offer of employment upon successful EMT certification. Classes will be held at our York location, and we have openings at our Harrisburg, York, and Hanover locations.

Enroll, attend, and successfully complete the educational requirements of a state approved EMT education program. Perform during field rotations with the knowledge, skill, and behavior learned during the state approved EMT education program. Field rotations will begin with observation and progress to patient contact, assessment, and assisting with patient treatment. All tasks and patient contact will be under the direction of an employed and certified EMT or Paramedic with Community LifeTeam EMS.


  • Demonstrates cognitive competency of EMT knowledge measured by quizzes and examinations.
  • Demonstrates psychomotor competency of EMT skills measured by completion of practical stations and field performance.
  • Demonstrates successful completion of the required number of field contacts, field objectives, and scheduled field hours at Community Life Team EMS.
  • Successful completion of Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT) program.
  • Successful completion of American Heart Association CPR program for Healthcare Providers.
  • Successful completion of a Hazardous Materials Awareness level program.
  • Successful completion of NIMS/ICS 100, 200, 700, & 800 programs.
  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency ambulance responses to provide efficient and immediate care to include the critically injured or ill.
  • Selects and uses personal protective equipment appropriate to the level of anticipated hazard.
  • Interacts and communicates with a diverse group of patients utilizing customer service skills.
  • 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 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. Understand that patient safety is everyone's responsibility.
  • Complete patient records and required state charts on all transports and transfers performed. Complete a legible narrative description of the patient's condition.
  • 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. Provide prehospital transportation of emergency or non-emergency patients, locally, out of region, or out of state.
  • 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).


High School Diploma (or equivalent) required.

18 years of age or older.

Gain successful enrollment to Community LifeTeam EMS program to include FISDAP entrance examination.

Background checks and clearances (per UPMC policy)

Health requirements (per UPMC policy)

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
State issued driver’s license that is current.

Successful obtainment of National Registry Certification at the EMT level within 30 days of course completion.

Successful obtainment of Pennsylvania Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification with Emergency Medical Services Vehicle Operator (EMSVO) endorsement within 30 days of course completion.

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