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Emergency Medical Technician

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Syosset
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Description

Emergency Medical Technicians provide out of hospital emergency medical care and transportation by ambulance for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical services (EMS) system. EMTs use Basic Life Support knowledge and skills necessary to stabilize and safely transport patients ranging from non-emergency and routine medical transports to life threatening emergencies.

Job Responsibility

1.Responds to assignments as directed and updates unit status as required.
2.Assesses the patient's nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures in accordance with New York State Department of Health Guidelines.
3.Administers first aid treatment or Basic Life Support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings.
4.Coordinates or interacts professionally with partners, patients, public safety personnel, colleagues, and hospital emergency staff to facilitate care delivery.
5.Communicates with dispatchers, medical control, or treatment center personnel to provide information about situation, to arrange reception of patients, or to receive instructions for further treatment.
6.Writes a comprehensive report documenting the situation at the scene, physical exam, orders received, treatments rendered, response to these treatments, and other information deemed pertinent.
7.Completes check of vehicle equipment and systems, and completes manifest at start of tour. Responsible for competent operation of all equipment and systems. Reports and relays needed repairs to supervisor.
8.Ensures the ambulance complies with 10 NYCRR 800 and Departmental policies.
9.Safeguards and maintains Department equipment and property.
10.Operates Department vehicles in accordance with New York State Vehicle and Traffic Laws and Department policies.
11.Attends training classes to maintain certification licensure, keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge.
12.Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualification

*High School degree or equivalent, required.
*Driver's license valid in New York State. (Current and without violations)
*Current NYS DOH EMT certification. *Must meet the criteria for NYS DOH Functional Description for qualifications, competencies, and tasks (EMT, BLS, DLD).
*1-3 years of relevant experience, preferred.

*Additional Salary Detail
The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Keywords: Northwell Health, New Rochelle , Emergency Medical Technician, Professions , Syosset, New York

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