Global Medical Response, Inc.

Title
EMT Basic in Safford, AZ
Requisition ID
2021-16901
Location
US-AZ-Safford
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

More Information about this Job

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) responds to emergent and non-emergent requests for medical assistance and delivers high quality patient care, treatment, and customer service in the most expedient, professional, safe, caring, and cost effective manner possible within the prescribed scope of practice, established protocols and Company policies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES


• Follows and maintains thorough familiarity with evolving medical treatment protocols, response requirements, quality assurance procedures, local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and other Company policies
• Continuously maintains the level and type of certification(s) consistent with performing the duties of an EMT
• Operates Company vehicles in accordance with Risk & Safety policies; is familiar with and abides by traffic laws governing the operation of emergency response vehicles
• Performs beginning of shift checks to ensure the ambulance is in a state of mechanical readiness; tops off fluids as necessary; ensures that appropriate equipment and supplies are on board
• Completes all appropriate documentation as outlined in Company policy.
• Reports problems or unusual occurrences immediately to the Supervisor
• Fosters and maintains cooperative working relationships with peers, facility staff and public safety personnel.
• Maintains complete and accurate documentation of patient assessment and treatment
• Maintains complete and accurate documentation of patient statistical and billing information and services rendered.
• Appropriately uses medical equipment such as gurney, airway equipment/airway bag, IV, splints, bandages, and medications in rendering proper emergency medical treatment of patients
• Reads medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in quick, accurate and expedient manner
• Communicates effectively with empathy and compassion to interview patients, their family members, bystanders, other service agency members and facility staff
• Discerns deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due to patient’s condition and to the treatment given
• Listens to and takes direction from Dispatch

QUALIFICATIONS


Experience: Must be at least 18 years of age; some prior work experience in a health care system preferred


Education: High school diploma or GED


Skills: Effective oral and written communication skills; strong listening and comprehension abilities, adaptability to quickly evolving situations, and strong decision making


Credentials/Licenses: Valid Driver’s License, State EMT certification and CPR/BLS certifications provided by the American Heart Association. Other certifications as required by local City, County or State

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


Working Conditions: Available to work days, nights, weekends and holidays, extended
workdays. Long periods inside the ambulance. May work indoors or outdoors with exposure to weather. Possible routine exposure to moderate noise levels. May periodically work in poorly lit environments in a moving vehicle

Physical Demands: Moderate to extended amounts of sitting, standing, and walking.
Some repetitive motion activities. Routinely lifting more than 200 lbs. with assistance. Pushing, pulling, reaching, lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, carrying, typing and stair climbing. Visual identification of color-coded items. Clear speech and hearing. Must be able to wear a face mask or respirator with proper fit for extended periods when required

Mental Requirements: Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to
identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Fatigue, high pressure, exposure to stressful situations. Compassion and empathy

GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS


Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:
• Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.
• One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.
• Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.
• Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
• Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.
• Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve.

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EEO Statement

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

 

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