Penn State Health Life Lion LLC
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 12 Hour Shifts
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible to respond to emergencies, assess patients; provide treatment in accordance with PA DOH Basic & Advanced EMT standard curriculum. Also responsible to transport patients according to established protocols and assist Advance Life Support (Paramedic) providers with patient care management. Must perform non-emergency routine medical transports utilizing ambulances and wheelchairs vans and follow up with complete appropriate documentation.
Basic life support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Program CPR/AED certified.
Current certification as an Advanced EMT in the Commonwealth of PA or eligible for and completion of reciprocity if certified in another state.
Valid Driver's license required or eligible for a Commonwealth of PA driver's license if out of state.
PA DOH EMSVO certification within 30 days of start date.
HazMat Awareness Training and NIMS (100, 200, 700, 800) required within 30 days of start date.
Must obtain Medical Command within 90 days of start date.
Six (6) months of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) experience preferred.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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