Global Medical Response, Inc.

Title
Earn to Learn (EMT's) in Arvada, CO
Requisition ID
2021-17428
Location
US-CO-Arvada
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

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***Must be currently enrolled or in the process of enrolling in a local community college to obtain EMT and/or Paramedic certification***

 

SUMMARY: The mission and purpose this position is to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic, as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

The following list represents the primary responsibilities of an EMT/Paramedic.

  • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol.
  • Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls.
  • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements.
  • Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.
  • Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.
  • Communicate with patient and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given, and to show compassion.
  • Keep current on certifications.
  • Communicate with dispatcher to receive and understand call data and customer feedback.
  • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR.
  • Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times.
  • Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License

Must possess ITLS within 3 months of hire

Driving record in compliance with AMR policy

Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Possess all required immunications

 

Physical Requirements:

Occasionally: Smelling.

Frequently:   See Physical Agility Test, kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning, flexibility, multiple physical activities performed at the same time (carrying multiple equipment while pushing on pram). 

Constantly:   Hearing/listening, clear speech, simple touching, walking (inside and outside), pushing, pulling, reaching, sitting, driving ambulance, seeing.

 

Mental Requirements:

Occasionally: Reading (simple and complex), writing (complex), memorization, analyzing, math skills (simple).

Frequently:    Writing (simple), judgement, reasoning.

Constantly:   Decision making,

 

Stress Factors:

Occasionally: Hazards, fatigue, patient care

Frequently:   Repetitive tasks, high pressure, boredom, intense tasks, extended hours. 

 

Equipment Used:

Occasionally: Wheelchair, medications, monitor/defibrillator, suction equipment, airway equipment, Telephone, vacuum cleaner, cleaning equipment, protective devices, protective clothing.

Frequently:     IV Supplies, bandaging, disposable supplies, durable equipment.

Constantly:   Gurney, maps, pager, trauma bag/box.

 

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.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
Reports to: Field Operations Supervisor
Interrelationships: Operations Management and Administration

 

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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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The Company offers benefit eligible employees medical, dental and vision coverage as well as Paid Time Off, disability plans, paid holidays and a 401(k) retirement plan.

Salary: EMT - $17.00       Paramedic - $23.00

            

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