Lead EMT - Stand-By
Rural/Metro Corporation
Baltimore , MD , US
3d ago

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Lead EMT - Stand-By in Baltimore, MD

Requisition ID 2018-4225 Location US-MD-Baltimore Employment Type Temporary Part-Time

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American Medical Response

Washington DC

Seasonal Stand-By Lead EMT

STATUS : Part-time

Summary : This is a seasonal position (late March through October) and is based at a Washington DC baseball venue .

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol.
  • Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene management as needed.
  • Responsible for maintaining optimal readiness of their unit at all times including ensuring that the necessary equipment / supplies are on board and in good working condition.
  • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol
  • Utilize medical equipment to assess patient and carry out basic life support functions
  • Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls
  • Assist paramedic or nurse with the preparation of advanced life support equipment
  • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements
  • 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.
  • Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene management as needed.
  • Drive the ambulance and provide map reading support to minimize call response time.
  • Keep current on certifications.
  • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR.
  • Document activities completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.
  • Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times.
  • Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations.
  • Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice.
  • Read road maps, drive vehicles, and accurately discern street signs and address numbers.
  • Read medication / prescription labels and directions for usage in quick, accurate, and expedient manner.
  • Communicate verbally with patients and significant others in diverse cultural and age groups to interview patient, family members, and bystanders, and ability to discern deviations / changes in eye / skin coloration due to patient's condition and to the treatment given.
  • Document in writing, all relevant information in prescribed format in light of legal ramifications of such
  • Converse with dispatcher and EMS providers via phone or radio as to status of patient.
  • Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test
  • Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times.
  • Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of equipment and other objects.
  • Education / Licensing / Certification :

  • Must hold NREMT - will help obtain DC certification
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS / CPR) certification for all EMT levels
  • Valid State Driver’s License with 2 years driving experience
  • Most hold AHA CPR
  • EEO Statement

    EOE including Veterans and Disabled

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