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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

Company: Walkerton LIcoln Fire Territory
Location: Walkerton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

WALKERTON LINCOLN FIRE TERRITORYEMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADVANCED EMTSALARY RANGE: $39,500/yr. FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPTAlso accepting applications for Part-TimeThe primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.This position reports to an EMS Director. Advanced EMTs are accountable for responding to all assigned calls in the most appropriate and efficient manner, providing the highest standards of patient care while providing a safe and hazard-free environment. The Advanced EMT contributes to overall patient care in the areas of patient assessment, treatment, packaging and transport .Major--Duties and Responsibilities: Prompt and regular attendance at work.Provide quality patient care utilizing approved medical protocols. Assess and treat with appropriate techniques (resources and equipment), any medical situation while maintaining the highest standard of patient care and professionalism according to current company standards. Must maintain neat and professional appearance at all times in accordance with the Policy and Procedures. Maintain the ambulance and equipment in a clean, organized and response ready mode. Complete all patient care reports for each response with appropriate and accurate patient care documentation and--billing information. Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with other individuals within the community and EMS system. Responsible for adhering to all policies and procedures provided in the Policy and Procedures Handbook (PPH). Executes duties according to WLFT Emergency Services protocols under the direction of the WLFT EMS Director. Responsible with complying with all local, state and federal laws (i.e. HIPAA and OSHA). Responsible for maintaining current national and state certifications.Must attend all mandatory educational trainings and quality assurance sessions. Performs other such duties as may be required. Minimum Qualifications: Current AEMT certification as an Advanced EMT. EMS Driver Certification Must be at least 18 years of age.Physical Requirements: The employee is regularly required to use hands to feel or handle; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is required to frequently stand and walk. The employee is required to sit, climb and balance; step, stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must be able to frequently lift and/or carry a minimum of 140 pounds up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Working Environment: The employee works outdoors and indoors with occasional exposure to hazardous conditions and /or exposure to blood/body fluids. Respirator usage is required, and the employee may be exposed to fumes/odors, can work extended periods of time, and endure temperature variations. The employee will work with others, have face-to-face contact with others, be exposed to noise, and operates mechanical and electrical equipment. The employee is assigned shift work and performs duties frequently related to a mobile environment while being in confined areas at times. WLFT EMS is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, veteran status, religion, sex, or national origin.Deadline for Applications:-- December 06, 2021Salary:-- $39,500/yr. with higher compensation expected January 1, 2022Benefits Package includes Health/Dental/Vision/Retirement plan/Longevity PayPosition requires working 24 hour rotation on the Rig.--Visit: http://www.walkerton.org/wordpress1/now-hiring/ , for a more detailed job description/qualifications, downloadable application, and personal history questionnaire.-- All applications are to be turned into the Walkerton Town Clerks Office, located at 301 Michigan Street Walketon, IN 46574.-- Applications and Personal history questionnaires may be emailed to:-- terri@walkerton.org and cc: mschalliol@walkerton.org and cwinchell@jgsc.k12.in.usPlease email any questions or inquiries to:--mschalliol@walkerton.org and cwinchell@jgsc.k12.in.us--Only fully completed applications and personal history questionnaires will be accepted.

Keywords: Walkerton LIcoln Fire Territory, South Bend , Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Healthcare , Walkerton, Indiana

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