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Emergency Vehicle Operator - EMT Trainee - UEMS

Monroe, NC, United States
Job ID: 24336
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 47311050731753-Ambulance Services
Location: Union EMS Main - 1403 Dove St

Overview

Job Summary 
Performs skilled driving and first responder driving services under occasional supervision, operating an approved ambulance, responds to the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls, delivering certified Emergency Medical Technicians to provide emergency, rescue, and patient care services.

Essential Functions 
•    Responds to requests for emergency service by driving an ambulance. 
•    Operates departmental communication equipment to communicate with dispatchers, physicians, nurses, and other emergency service personnel. 
•    Prepares detailed operational, and incident reports. 
•    Maintains vehicles, equipment, and supplies in a state of readiness in accordance with established guidelines. 
•    Participates in required employee meetings for educational and operational purposes. 
•    Performs other related duties or tasks as assigned by leadership staff to maintain the department in a continual state of readiness and present a professional appearance
•    Attends Union EMS sponsored Class(s) to obtain North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician Certification.
•    Participates in EMS community education and community relations activities to promote a positive image of EMS and the profession.

Physical Requirements 
Must be physically able to operate a variety of vehicles, machinery and equipment as required to meet the essential job functions of an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic. Must be able to exert up to 200 pounds of force occasionally, and or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and or up to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects and or people. Physical requirements are for Heavy Work.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Possession of an active driver's license. 

Patient Population Served

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served.

 

Protected Health Information

  • Will limit access to the protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job.
  • Will share information only on a need to know basis for work purposes.
  • Access to verbal, written, and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on job level and job responsibility within the organization. Computerized access to PHI for this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and password.

 

Machines, Tools, and Equipment

Ambulance communication equipment.