EMS - EMT FT Variable

Coffeyville Regional Medical Center - Coffeyville, KS

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides the highest quality emergency care in a manner consistent with mandated protocols for EMT certification utilizing EMS equipment and personal skills. S/he interacts with patients and families in ages from neonatal to geriatric applying hospital Standards of Excellence with quality and compassion at the forefront of all interaction

JOB DUTIES

Patient Care:

  • Perform vital signs including pulse ox; apply cardiac monitors, recording strips, and 12 and 15 lead EKG’s (pediatric and adult)
  • Maintain airways by BLS, and CPR/CRR, nasal and oral airway insertion
  • Assist Paramedic with treatment of patients within the EMT scope of practice
  • Drive ambulance when needed
  • Provide BLS care
  • Document Level 4 emergency calls and routine BLS transfers
  • Complete initial assessments of patients in admissions and waiting room
  • Respond to EMS calls with 3rd and 4th hour personnel during high call volume in EMS or as extra personnel for transfers when needed and requested by Director or Supervisor

Maintenance:

  • Monitor and restock supplies
  • Report equipment issues to the Ambulance Supervisor
  • Complete daily unit checks, daily cleaning of quarters, washing and maintaining ambulances and other EMS equipment daily, as needed

Additional:

  • Serve as member of Code Team
  • Charting/documentation of medical records
  • Various other tasks assigned by the physician on duty
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information according to HIPAA and company policy

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) assumes other responsibilities as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 150 pounds, as well as stand, walk, talk, hear, sit; reach with arms, hands and fingers to handle and feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; taste and smell as demonstrated by passing Level 4 Occupational Performance Capacity (OPC) test and/or pre-employment physical administered by CRMC at offer, required
  • Analytical ability to apply criteria and evaluate information to make decisions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills in teaming with patients, medical staff and the public
  • Detail oriented with proven ability to multitask
  • Professional appearance and ease in developing rapport with others
  • Ability to see with close, distance, full color, peripheral, full depth vision and adjust focus, required
  • Ability to relate well with all levels of the hospital/facility and medical staff, required
  • Ability to care for patients of all nationalities, cultures, beliefs, self-identifications, and ages, required
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations; ability to work under pressure and stress; required
  • Knowledge of The Joint Commission accreditation process and requirements, preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of an approved EMT program and successful completion of EMS State Board Exam, required
  • Current BLS Certification, required
  • Current valid Kansas Driver’s’ License, required
  • Successful completion of Field internship, required
  • Successful completion of CRMC EMS Orientation, required
  • One-year hospital ED experience, preferred


Posted On: Wednesday, May 4, 2022



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