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Emergency Medical Technician - Signing in bonus

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Severn
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

General Purpose:The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is trained to provide emergency/ life support care at the scene of an accident or medical emergency. Under state law/practice guidelines, the EMT administers urgent/emergency medical attention to individuals of all ages, and when necessary, provides transportation to a hospital for comprehensive medical care under medical direction. EMTs may also function as care providers in industrial health clinic settings and health care facilities under the direction of the licensed nurse/physician. -Essential Functions:

  • Works within the guidelines of the contracting facility and under the direction of a licensed nurse or physician.
  • All EMTs, according to level of training may open airways to restore breathing, institute methods to control bleeding, administer oxygen, immobilize fractures, bandage wounds, assist in childbirth, manage emotionally disturbed patients, provide emergency care to heart attack victims, give initial care to poison, burn and drown victims, and use automated external defibrillators in the resuscitation of cardiac arrest victims.
  • Intermediate Level Trained EMTs may administer intravenous fluids, use manual defibrillators in cardiac resuscitation, use advanced airway techniques and equipment (i.e., oral airway), and other intensive care procedures.
  • EMT-Paramedics may do all the above procedures and administer drugs orally and intravenously, interpret electrocardiograms, perform endotracheal intubations, and use monitors and other complex equipment.
  • Records all pertinent patient data including care rendered.
  • Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
  • May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. - Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
    • Graduate of an approved EMT training program and successful completion of the written and practical examination administered by the State certifying agency or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.
    • Current registration with the state certifying agency and/or the NREMT.
    • Able to provide proof of current CPR/BLS training including adults, children and infants.
    • Able to provide proof of ACLS and/or PALS training.
    • One (1) year experience as an EMT within the past five (5) years or as required by the contracting facility.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
      • Responsible for performing tasks within the scope of his/her educational preparation and knowledge, as permitted under local, state and federal guidelines. -
      • Able to effectively communicate with clinical and non-clinical individuals. -
      • Able to read and interpret technical instructions, visually and auditorially assess the patient.
      • Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable.
      • Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle.
      • Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient care.Working Conditions & Physical Effort: -
        • Ability to work both indoors and outdoors, in all types of weather under stressful conditions/situations for extended periods of time, with irregular working hours.
        • Requires excellent hand-eye coordination, fine motor function necessary to operate equipment and prepare/calibrate medications and solutions.
        • Requires normal, correctable vision and hearing, and the ability to accurately discern colors related to job functions.
        • Work environment involves frequent exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and/or potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex and or non-latex gloves).
        • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations or infectious diseases that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g., face masks, goggles, latex and/or non-latex gloves).
        • Able to read and interpret technical instructions; requires normal, correctable vision and hearing to observe and assess the patient.
        • Requires excellent hand-eye coordination, fine motor function necessary to operate equipment and prepare/calibrate medications and solutions.
        • Heavy physical activity that requires frequent to constant lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling over 50 lbs., and to physically stretch, bend, stoop, twist, stand, sit, walk, reach and climb stairs.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Severn , Emergency Medical Technician - Signing in bonus, Engineering , Severn, Maryland

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