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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Company: Global Medical Response
Location: Hollister
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

San Benito County Hollister, CA Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 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.With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response. 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.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES ---Follows and maintains thorough familiarity with evolving medical treatment protocols, response requirements, quality assurance procedures, local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and other Company policies.---Operates Company vehicles in accordance with Risk & Safety policies; is familiar with and abides by traffic laws governing the operation of emergency. response vehicles and 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 issues and any discrepancies in vehicle, equipment or supplies standards that could compromise the units ability to complete a call and 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 .---Maintains complete and accurate documentation of patient assessment and treatment and of patient statistical and billing information and services rendered.---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 patients condition and to the treatment given.---Converses with Dispatch, facility staff and other responders via phone or radio as to status of patient.QUALIFICATIONSExperience: Must be at least 18 years of age; some prior work experience in a health care system preferredEducation: High school diploma or GEDSkills: Effective oral and written communication skills; strong listening and comprehension abilities, adaptability to quickly evolving situations, and strong decision makingCredentials/Licenses: Valid Driver's License, CA State EMT License and CPR/BLS certificationClick Here for Full Job Description 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 StatementGlobal Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability.

Keywords: Global Medical Response, Salinas , Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Healthcare , Hollister, California

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