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EMT Level 1 - Multiple Opportunities (Jamestown/Dunkirk, NY)

  • Job ID: 2200005B
  • Status:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: WCA Services
  • Department:
  • Location: 28 Maple Street, Jamestown NY 14701
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

ALSTAR EMS is a private ambulance company servicing Chautauqua County for over 30 years.  Through our ambulance stations in Dunkirk, NY and Jamestown, NY and the Starflight Medevac program, we respond to over 17,000 calls per year.


We are a growing company looking for occasional and full-time EMTs (Basic, AEMT,Critical Care and Paramedic). ALSTAR EMS offers flexible scheduling and provides our crew with the most up-to-date equipment and fleet.


ALSTAR EMS is currently hiring for casual, part time, and full time EMTs to work varying shifts to support the WCAS team. Rates begin at $14.98 before crediting for applicable experience beyond minimum requirements. If you are a team-oriented professional who responds with the highest level of patient care and integrity, please apply today! 

Qualifications

  • Ability to render professional basic emergency care in accordance with N.Y.S basic protocol standards. 
  • Must attend 25 hours of EMS related continuing education per year. 
  • Must maintain credential skills as outlined in the Standard Operating Guidelines.
  • Frequent contact with physicians, EMS/Fire Personnel (paid or volunteer), police agencies, aeromedical personnel, MTS division staff, management staff, patients and families.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Must have and maintain current certifications in: New York State Department of Health EMT-Basic and CPR for the professional rescuer (AHA or equivalent). Must renew CPR Credentials biannually. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, which is also acceptable to the companies insurance carrier. ICS-100, NIMS700, HAZMAT Awareness (Post 9/11/01), NYS Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training.

 

 

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Information:

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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