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EMT-Intermediate

Company: SJRMC Hospital
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Love what you do; Love where you liveThe EMT continuously improves pre-hospital emergency skills, knowledge database and patient empathy; the EMT functions to decrease suffering, improve the health of the community and save lives.Required Behaviors:--- As you go about fulfilling this mission, your work habits and work relationships should embody SJRMCs values. These values are our culture, our identity as an organization: Sacred Trust, Personal Reverence, Thoughtful Anticipation, Team Accountability and Creative Vitality ask more of us than merely completing some list of tasks. Our values ask for a deeper level of commitment, and what is asked of us we freely give because we believe in our mission.Required Qualifications:--- NM Licensure as an EMT-Intermediate--- Meet NM Public Regulatory Commission (PRC) DOT physical requirements ---- BLS certification as required by license--- ACLS within six (6) -months of certification/hire--- Valid Drivers License--- Driving Record free of un-insurable violationsPreferred Qualifications:--- One (1) year of prior experience in EMS at EMT level--- NM State Specials Skills endorsement for ACLS Drugs and DefibrillationDuties and Responsibilities: --- Working knowledge of equipment and supplies employed in the emergency care of patients and victims of accidents--- Working knowledge of city and county geography and location of roads and streets, hospitals and nursing homes--- Working knowledge of radio communications equipment--- Skill in assessing a victims condition and applying emergency medical care--- Ability to drive an ambulance safely under various weather conditions--- Ability to deal with patients, their families, co-workers, other agencies and hospital staff courteously at all times--- Ability to deal with patients, their families, co-workers, other agencies and hospital staff courteously at all times--- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees--- Responds to emergency calls as an ambulance driver or attendant, performs necessary rescue work, administers necessary emergency medical care, and transports persons to appropriate medical facilities--- Provides EMT-Intermediate pre-hospital care as delineated in the NM Scope of Practice--- Maintains ambulance, equipment, and supplies in proper working order--- Participates in a continuous training program in technical medical work and in ambulance service and operation--- Acts as preceptor in new employee orientation--- Gives talks on emergency medical services at schools--- Conducts tours of station as requested--- Cleans ambulances and stations--- Studies street and road patterns of the cities and county--- Each employee is responsible for implementing SJRMC's Service Standards into their daily work:Safety, Courtesy, Effectiveness, and -Stewardship--- Other duties as assignedPhysical Demands and Environmental Work Conditions: --- Ability to lift 50 Kg.--- May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases--- Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases--- Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances--- Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)--- Subject to varying and unpredictable situations--- Handles emergency or crisis situations--- Occasionally subjected to irregular hours--- Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and injuries--- Requires judgment/action which could result in death of a patientSan Juan Regional Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: SJRMC Hospital, Colorado Springs , EMT-Intermediate, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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