|Job Title||EMT Basic (part-time)|
Community Ambulance Service is southern Ohio's premier 911 service. We provide high quality care to the citizens of Zanesville and Muskingum County with ALS, BLS and non-emergent capabilities. Our population includes 26,000 residents in Zanesville as well as 86,000 residents in Muskingum County.
Community Ambulance enjoys aggressive protocols that provide a robust foundation for excellent patient care. A projected daily call volume of 50+ calls allows for significant professional development from 800-1000 patient care interactions per year. We are expecting to respond to over 23,000 calls this year.
As an additional incentive, our scholarship program provides qualified employees with an opportunity to attain their Paramedic licensure, allowing for professional career advancement.
Under general supervision and in accordance with Medical Control Board’s policy, procedure and protocol performs specific tasks, which are required for effective and efficient patient care in a pre-hospital setting, and/or on intra- facility transfers. Promote courteous and professional interactions with co- workers, patients and other professionals. Enhance the company’s reputation, help promote a smooth working relationship between management and employees and maintain company equipment.
EMT – BASIC PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Administer medical treatment and transport sick or injured persons to a medical facility or between medical facilities, working as a member of an emergency medical team.
- Respond professionally to instructions from the dispatcher and safely drive a specially equipped emergency vehicle to specific locations.
- Monitor communication equipment to maintain contact with the dispatcher.
- Determine the nature and magnitude of any given incident, accident or disaster and the need for additional assistance.
- Remove or assist in removal of a patient from the scene of an accident or incident. This may include, but is not limited to heavy lifting, pulling, pushing, bending, crawling and climbing.
- Determine the nature and extent of a patient’s illness or in jury and establish treatment consistent with state certifications and local protocols.
- Assist treatment center admitting personnel in obtaining record information related to patient’s vital statistics and circumstances of emergency transfer.
- Replenish medical equipment and supplies as needed.
- Ensure vehicle and equipment is clean at all times.
- May assist in controlling crowds, protecting valuables, or performing other duties at the scene of an accident.
- May assist other medical personal in emergency treatment by initiating any basic life support procedures as defined by the Ohio Department of Public Safety or under the direction of a physician.
- Must be receptive to medical control facility judgment requesting treatment of all patients and follow their judgment.
- EMT’s must communicate with medical personnel at any emergency treatment facility to obtain instructions regarding further treatment of the patient.
- This communication must be in accordance with the local protocols.
- Must portray a professional and neat appearance.
- Must follow all CAS standard operating procedures/policies.
- Respond to all runs with optimal response times, work expediently to assure availability of vehicle, and perform in such a manner as to maximize vehicle utilization and productivity.
- Must administer medical treatment in a caring and compassionate manner thus promoting positive public relations for CAS.
- Must maintain confidentiality of all patient, employee and corporate records and information.
- Maintain work area (vehicle & station) in a clean and safe manner.
- Abide by CAS current Bloodborne Pathogen Plan Carry out other related duties as assigned.
- Complete training with Field Training Officer and meet all criteria satisfactorily during orientation.
- Carries out other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. As applicable and required must maintain Continuing Education per local Medical Control Authorities and Ohio Department of Public Safety.
Minimum Work Experience: None
Contacts With Others: Co-workers, clients, patients and families, and medical personnel.
Analytical Demands: Must be able to think and act calmly and quickly in emergency situations.
Certification, Licensure, Registration: Must have a valid Driver License and be eligible for driving privileges based on current policy. Must be able to speak, understand, and write English fluently. Certified as an EMT-B, EMT-I, or Paramedic by the State of Ohio and maintained in good standing. Must possess current CPR certification. Paramedics must also possess current ACLS certification and maintain in good standing.
Physical Effort: Physical demands include heavy lifting, climbing, pushing, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching, and otherwise maneuvering heavy patients, with stretchers and equipment (at least 250 pounds).
Work Environment: Works outdoors in weather common to Southeastern Ohio on a regular basis. Exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
Equipment Used: Supplies and equipment consistent with an ambulance.
JOB TITLE: EMT – Basic / Intermediate / Paramedic
REPORTS TO: Operations Supervisor
FLSA: Non Exempt
Community EMS utilizes Direct Deposit for compensation. As a condition of employment, all employees must designate a financial institution equipped to accept direct deposits and the number of the account into which the deposit is to be made.