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EMT Intern - Casual

  • Job ID: 352556393
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Rotating - All Shifts PRN
  • Shift: Day Job
  • 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 a new career? Do you enjoy helping others? UPMC Williamsport is partnering with the Pennsylvania College of Technology to offer an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training program with little to no out-of-pocket tuition costs. This is made possible through grant funding provided by the PAsmart grant, through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

This is a paid training program lasting approximately 10-12 weeks. Students will be hired as an EMT Intern while they attend their training. Trainees will move into Emergency Medical Technician positions after successfully completing the training program and acquiring certification. 

The successful candidate will enroll, attend, and successfully complete all requirements of a state-approved EMT education program.

A one-year work commitment to UPMC is required.

You must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license to apply.

We offer a competitive wage and generous total rewards benefit package. Apply today to learn more!

Salary Range: $15.00 - $22.46

Responsibilities

*Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

*Performs other duties as assigned.

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.

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 Susquehanna Regional EMS.

Interacts and communicates with a diverse group of patients utilizing customer service skills.

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 the region, or out of state.

Perform necessary communication with communications center, Fire/EMS units utilizing UHF, VHF, and cellular telephones.

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 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).

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.

Qualifications

High School Diploma (or equivalent) required.

18 years of age or older.

Gain successful enrollment to a Penn College EMT program to include FISDAP entrance examination.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Driver's License 

  • 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. 
  • Successful completion of the Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT) program. 
  • Successful completion of the Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) program. 
  • Successful completion of the 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.

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  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Total Rewards

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At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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