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EMT-B - Anderson

Company: Assurance Health System
Location: Anderson
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

**Pay rates up to $25.00 per hour****$5,000 Sign-On Bonus paid monthly!**Job SummaryAre you ready for a challenging career step in an expanding field of practice? Healthcare Services Management is now accepting applicants for Emergency Medical TechniciansThe EMT-B will use provide transportation for the patients of Assurance Health. Admissions and discharges will be the primary transport.SHIFT/SCHEDULE: Schedule VariesREQUIREMENTS:

  • Understand and manage general medical complaints of altered mental status, respiratory, cardiac, diabetic, allergic reactions, seizures, poisoning, environmental emergencies, and/or psychiatric crises.
  • Be adept at administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation, included the use of automated external defibrillators.
  • Provide pre-hospital emergency medical care of simple traumas to multiple system trauma.
  • Assist patients with prescribed medications, including sublingual nitroglycerin, epinephrine auto-injectors, handheld aerosol inhalers, etc.
  • Ability to administer oxygen, oral glucose, and activated charcoal.
  • Transport patients.
  • Secure patients on stretcher, in ambulance, at facility, etc.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 125 lbs.
  • Continuity of care during transport.
  • Administer oxygen.
  • Restock/replace linens, blankets, and supplies between runs.
  • Cleans all equipment in the manner prescribed for disinfecting and sterilizing.
  • Ensures all equipment is in working order.
  • Decontaminates the vehicle interior after each patient.
  • Maintains a professional approach with confidentiality. Assures protection and privacy of health information as attained through written, electronic, or oral disclosures.
  • Displays concern and initiative. Is resourceful and calm in emergencies.
  • Is prompt and efficient with minimal absences.
  • Cooperates and maintains good rapport with any nursing staff, medical staff, other facilities, and friends/family members of patients that are encountered.
  • Seeks guidance and remains knowledgeable of, and complies with, all applicable federal and state laws, as well as hospital polices that apply to assigned duties.
  • Complies with hospital expectations regarding ethical behavior and standards of conduct.
  • Complies with federal and hospital requirements in the areas of protected health information and patient privacy.
  • Ensures that the vehicle is in proper mechanical condition by checking service items.
  • Keeps up to date on latest trends and procedures through continuing ed or refresher courses.NECESSARY SKILLS:
    • Ability to handle crises without haste or errors.
    • A competent and confident "beside manner."
    • Ability to work expeditiously to accomplish tasks.
    • Assessment competencies in order to constantly assess the patient en route to the emergency facility and adjust additional care as indicated or directed by medical control.
    • Competent in reporting observations, care provided, and outcomes-both verbally and written.
    • When requested, assist receiving medical facility staff to ensure continuum of care.
      EDUCATION: High school or equivalentLICENSE: EMT CertificateWORK EXPERIENCE: At least one year of EMT experience.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran status.AHCH123

Keywords: Assurance Health System, Anderson , EMT-B - Anderson, Healthcare , Anderson, Indiana

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