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Job: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

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Title:
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Added:
Feb. 5, 2019
State:
CA
County:
Los Angeles
City:
Hawaiian Gardens
Employer:
Pacific Gardens Medical Center
Description:

RN/LVN Interviews:

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.:

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) responds to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and to transport the patient to a medical facility. He/she will also be responsible for a variety of functions in support and care of patients requiring urgent or emergency care in an urgent care or emergency medical setting.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification
  • One year of experience in a comparable job classification is required.
  • Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for HealthCare Workers or Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Workers
  • Clean DMV report
  • Ambulance Driver's License
  • Medical Exam Card
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Driving the ambulance to address or location given, observing traffic ordinances and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operation.

  • Provide medical support to the patients while they are carried to the hospitals
  • Assists in lifting and carrying the patient out of the ambulance and into the receiving medical facility
  • Provides assistance to the receiving medical facility staff such as assisting doctors, nurses and other medical personnel with physical examinations
  • Reports verbally and in writing, their observation and emergency medical care of the patient in transit, to the receiving medical staff
  • Monitoring vital signs like blood pressure, pulse and temperature
  • Collecting blood, urine, saliva and stool samples for laboratory analysis
  • Cleaning, prepping and suturing wounds; fitting patients for casts, crutches and other devices
  • Providing instruments to doctors and nurses as they perform procedures on patients
  • Assisting with the safe movement of patients, such as from hospital bed to wheelchair
  • Assisting with admitting patients into the ER, scheduling patient transfers, providing discharge instructions and patient education
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for patients
  • Charting changes in patients' health, scheduling appointments with and providing referrals to specialists
  • Contacting primary care physicians for past health records
  • Restocking supplies, removing waste materials, sanitizing hospital rooms and tools
  • Delivering meals
  • Transport injured or sick individuals to medical facilities
  • Cleans and stocks carts, rooms, and changes linen
  • Assists with transport of patients to other departments
  • Assist with resuscitation/CPR and emergency airway procedures
  • Assist with obtaining and documentation of vital signs and placement of oxygen saturation, cardiac monitoring, and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring systems

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