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AirCare EMT Driver, Ground Transports (High Point base), 12 hour nights

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 122587
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085031759-Ground Transports


AirCare EMT Driver, Ground Transports (High Point base), 12 hour nights 

JOB SUMMARY: Works as a driver and member of the Critical Care Transport teams, transferring patients between facilities. Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle, including maintenance of mission ready status, obeying laws and regulations of the highway as well as the NC Office of Emergency Medical Services. Assists transport nurses with the physical component of patient transfer. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma and one year experience driving emergency vehicles. Previous hospital experience required. 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician certification or higher, North Carolina Class C driver's license, Driver's Training Course (EVOC or CEVO). 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Promotes the safe and supportive transport environment for all passengers in the transport vehicle. 2. Practices professional and courteous conduct in accordance with the five key values of the institution and the expectations of the AirCare leadership. 3. Meets guidelines to satisfy regulatory requirements of NCOEMS. 4. Meets patient care guidelines as well as family and patient psychosocial and physical needs to optimize recovery. 5. Conserves and maximizes utilization of resources. 6. Utilizes knowledge of age/developmental specific care needs during emergency response or when utilizing emergency equipment (vehicle). 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: Strong oral, written, and listening communication skills Ability to adapt to various situations in the work environment 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Subject to highly stressful conditions involving multiple personnel, media, and critically ill, injured, occasionally dead or dying patients Subject to irregular hours Works outside in heat or cold extremes Potential for exposure to infectious disease Moderate to high noise environment Physically demanding during transport role Handles emergency or crisis situations professionally 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 0% 35% 65% to to to 35% 65% 100% N/A Activity X Standing X Walking X Sitting X Bending X Reaching with arms X Finger and hand dexterity X Talking X Hearing X Seeing Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling: X 20 lbs. maximum X 50 lbs. maximum X 100 lbs. maximum