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EMT Intermediate - Full Time, Various Shifts

Company: Huntsville Hospital Health System
Location: Decatur
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Job Summary: -Demonstrates through behavior Decatur Morgan Hospital's mission, vision and values. - Paramedic or intermediate license through appropriate state and national registries with valid driver's license in good standing with the state. -Additionally, under supervision of licensed registered nurses, emergency medical technician performs various duties to assist in the care of patients in accordance with established policies and procedures. - These duties include, but are not limited to, obtaining EKG's, venipuncture, ambulation assistance, measuring vital signs and blood glucose, and transporting.

Responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities / Essential Functions1. - - - - Performs ambulance maintenance, equipment maintenance and ensures radio equipment is operational.2. - - - - Responds to calls within time guidelines and delivers care appropriate to needs of patient within basic and advanced life support guidelines.3. - - - - Maintains competency assisting paramedic / intermediate technician in delivery of emergency medical care requiring the use of suction, immobilization equipment, intravenous infusions, medications, cardiac monitors/defibrillator/pacer and performance of other skills within scope of practice.4. - - - - Participates in continuous education program to improve competence in ambulance service and operations.5. - - - - Working knowledge of city / county geography and ability to safety drive an ambulance under emergency conditions.6. - - - - Completes patient care reports at time of care delivery and accurately documents care.7. - - - - Adheres to facility guidelines along with state / federal laws, regulations and guidelines for emergency medical services. 8. - - - - Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with local pre-hospital providers, hospital and within the community that is served. 9. - - - - Able to lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care. 10. - - Communicates with receiving facility to receive medical direction and provide critical information.11. - - Communicates with call coordinators and / or dispatch to receive call data. - 12. - - Perform basic patient care with minimal supervision and within established policies on all age groups within the Emergency Department, such as but not limited to vital signs, venipuncture within hospital guidelines. -

Qualifications:
Education: - Basic EMT License -Maintain current BLS certification. -Experience: No previous experience required -Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required: - - - - - - - - - Uses common sense and special medical skills to care for the sick - - - - - - - - - Understands technical information from supervisors, charts, reference books, - manuals and labels - - - - - - - - - Uses eyes, ears, hands and fingers with skill - - - - - - - - - Acts quickly in an emergency, rendering appropriate life-saving measures - - - - - - - - - Communicates with people - - - - - - - - - Change from one duty to another frequently - - - - - - - - - Follow and/or give precise instructions - - - - - - - - - Records and interprets information accurately - - - - - - - - - Able to care for patients of all ages -License or Certification:Licensure & Certification: Emergency Medical Technician in the state of Alabama required -Reasoning, Mathematical and Language Development are indicative of the general level of development required to do this job. - Some, but not necessarily all, areas mentioned in this section will be included in this job. - -

About Us:
Our Mission: - Provide quality care and services that will improve the health of those we serve. -Our Vision: - To be one of the best health care providers in our region and consistently strive to provide clinical and service excellence. -Our Values: - - - - - - - - - - Integrity: - Be consistent, honest, and fair in everything we do. - - - - - - - - - Excellence: - Exceed the standards in service, clinical, and financial performance. - - - - - - - - - Innovation: - Promote creativity to enhance patient care and hospital performance through a team environment. - - - - - - - - - Accountability: - Take responsibility and ownership for our actions and their outcomes. - - - - - - - - - Compassion: - Be aware of the needs of others. - - - - - - - - - Safety: - Eliminate or minimize potential harm to patients, visitors, physicians, and employees. -The Employee Promise: - As an employee, I am committed to doing my part to fulfill the mission, vision, and values -of Decatur Morgan Hospital. - I will provide my patients, guests, coworkers, physicians, and customers with the highest quality of service and ensure their needs are met with the utmost courtesy and respect. - This commitment must be reflected in my behavior.

Keywords: Huntsville Hospital Health System, Decatur , EMT Intermediate - Full Time, Various Shifts, Other , Decatur, Alabama

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