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Emergency Medical Technician

Posted on Jul 3, 2022 by AMR

San Jose, CA
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
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SANTA CLARA COUNTY



San Jose, CA



 



 



Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)



 



IMMEDIATELY HIRING! EMT Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities



Starting at $22.89 per hour 



 



 



Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.



 



Why Choose AMR? 



 is one of ’s (GMR) family of solutions. Our GMR teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.



 



View the stories on how our employees provide care to the world at  Learn how our  are at the core of our services and vital to how we approach care, and check out our comprehensive benefit options at . 



 



JOB SUMMARY

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) responds to emergent and non-emergent requests for medical assistance and delivers high quality patient care, treatment, and customer service in the most expedient, professional, safe, caring, and cost effective manner possible within the prescribed scope of practice, established protocols and Company policies.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Follows and maintains thorough familiarity with evolving medical treatment protocols, response requirements, quality assurance procedures, local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and other Company policies

• Continuously maintains the level and type of certification(s) consistent with performing the duties of an EMT

• Operates Company vehicles in accordance with Risk & Safety policies; is familiar with and abides by traffic laws governing the operation of emergency response vehicles

• Maintains a driving record in compliance with Risk & Safety policy requirements

• Develops ability to locate addresses quickly and safely through knowledge of number systems and street layouts with and without the assistance of maps and electronic mapping devices.

• Performs beginning of shift checks to ensure the ambulance is in a state of mechanical readiness; tops off fluids as necessary; ensures that appropriate equipment and supplies are on board

• Reports immediately to the Supervisor any discrepancies in vehicle, equipment or supplies standards that could compromise the unit’s ability to complete a call

• Notifies Fleet Maintenance/Supervisor of mechanical failures of the ambulance and equipment

• Ensures the ambulance is cleaned inside and outside, restocked, tagged as necessary, and fueled at the end of each shift

• Completes all appropriate documentation as outlined in Company policy.

• Reports problems or unusual occurrences immediately to the Supervisor

• Attends all mandatory training and in-service events

• Fosters and maintains cooperative working relationships with peers, facility staff and public safety personnel.

• Maintains complete and accurate documentation of patient assessment and treatment

• Maintains complete and accurate documentation of patient statistical and billing information and services rendered.

• Uses/operates appropriate communications equipment, medical equipment, cleaning equipment, office equipment and tools.

• Appropriately uses medical equipment such as gurney, airway equipment/airway bag, IV, splints, bandages, and medications in rendering proper emergency medical treatment of patients

• Reads medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in quick, accurate and expedient manner

• Communicates effectively with empathy and compassion to interview patients, their family members, bystanders, other service agency members and facility staff

• Discerns deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due to patient’s condition and to the treatment given

• Listens to and takes direction from Dispatch

• Converses with Dispatch, facility staff and other responders via phone or radio as to status of patient

• Fosters and maintains excellent working relationships with all internal and external facility staff

• Conducts self in a professional manner in accordance with the Company’s ‘Standards of Conduct’ policy

• Arrives for duty appropriately groomed and in the proper work dress/uniform

• Maintains punctual and regular attendance

• Completes all required/assigned Company training

• Perform other duties as assigned



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS



Experience: Must be at least 18 years of age; some prior work experience in a

health care system preferred



 



Education: High school diploma or GED



 



Skills: Effective oral and written communication skills; strong listening

and comprehension abilities, adaptability to quickly evolving situations, and strong decision making



 



Credentials/Licenses: Valid Driver’s License, State EMT certification and CPR/BLS certifications. Other certifications as required by local City, County or State



 



WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS



 



Working Conditions: Available to work days, nights, weekends and holidays, extended

workdays. Long periods inside the ambulance. May work indoors or outdoors with exposure to weather. Possible routine exposure to moderate noise levels. May periodically work in poorly lit environments in a moving vehicle



Physical Demands: Moderate to extended amounts of sitting, standing, and walking.

Some repetitive motion activities. Routinely lifting more than 200 lbs. with assistance. Pushing, pulling, reaching, lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, carrying, typing and stair climbing. Visual identification of color-coded items. Clear speech and hearing. Must be able to wear a face mask or respirator with proper fit for extended periods when required



Mental Requirements: Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to

identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Fatigue, high pressure, exposure to stressful situations. Compassion and empathy



GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS

Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:

• Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.

• One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.

• Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.

• Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.

• Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.

• Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve.



REPORTING STRUCTURE

This position reports to the Operations Field Supervisor.



 



 



Upon acceptance of offer and joining the GMR family, you will be required to submit your Covid-19 vaccination status of either vaccinated or not vaccinated.



 



 



 



EEO Statement:

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing for individuals with a disability.


Reference: 73049967

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