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Emergency Medical Technician Student

Company: EMSA
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: The EMT Student will be responsible for successfully completing and passing a stringent 12-week long in-house curriculum designed to provide students with the necessary skills and competencies required to test and earn a National Emergency Medical Technician Certification and apply for an Oklahoma EMT license. Preparing the student to perform, within the scope of practice, as an NREMT within the EMSA system.

Upon successful completion of the program and obtaining state certification, participants are promoted to NREMT-B, with a commensurate pay increase and a 18 month commitment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

* Conduct self in an ethical, professional manner; project a positive self/company/system image.
* Adhere to all organizational policies and safety standards
* Perform other duties as assigned.
* Successfully complete all requirements required to complete EMT Course Certification
* Successfully complete all requirements required to obtain an NREMT Certification and Oklahoma EMS license.

Course Goals: The EMT course is a minimum of 120 hours of required course curriculum covered over a 12-week period. In addition to the required 120 hours of instruction, students must complete hands-on patient assessments in established and approved clinical settings.

After successfully completing the program, the student must be able to demonstrate application of the following competencies:

* Apply fundamental knowledge of the EMS system, safety/well-being of the EMT, medical, legal, and ethical issues to the provision of emergency care.
* Apply fundamental knowledge of the anatomy and function of all human systems to the practice of EMS.
* Use foundational anatomical and medical terms and abbreviations in written and oral communication with colleagues and other health care professionals.
* Apply fundamental knowledge of the pathophysiology of respiration and perfusion to patient assessment and management.
* Apply fundamental knowledge of life span development to patient assessment and management.
* Use simple knowledge of the principles of illness and injury prevention in emergency care.
* Apply fundamental knowledge of the medications that the EMT may assist/administer to a patient during an emergency.
* Apply knowledge (fundamental depth, foundational breadth) of general anatomy and physiology to patient assessment and management to assure a patent airway, adequate mechanical ventilation, and respiration for patients of all ages.
* Apply scene information and patient assessment findings (scene size-up, primary, and secondary assessment, patient history, and reassessment) to guide emergency management.
* Apply fundamental knowledge to provide basic emergency care and transportation based on assessment findings for an acutely ill patient.
* Apply fundamental knowledge of the causes, pathophysiology, and management of shock, respiratory failure or arrest, cardiac failure or arrest, and post resuscitation management.
* Apply fundamental knowledge to provide basic emergency care and transportation based on assessment findings for an acutely injured patient.
* Apply a fundamental knowledge of growth, development, and aging and assessment findings to provide basic emergency care and transportation for a patient with special needs.
* Possess knowledge of operational roles and responsibilities to ensure safe patient, public, and personnel safety.

Qualification Requirements:

* Must be 18 years of age
* Valid Driver's License
* Strong organizational and time management skills
* Self-driven attitude with ability to meet organizational and curriculum goals.
* Ability to read and interpret documents such as school curriculum, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Education and/or Experience:

* Hight school diploma or equivalent

Essential Functions:

Physical Demands: While in school, this position requires a frequent amount of time at a stationary desk sitting for up to 8 hours daily with frequent repeating motions that may include wrists, hands, and fingers. Hearing and talking to interpret job functions are frequently required and frequent visual ability to judge distance and space and clarity up to 20 ft. There is minimal hand tool operation and minimal ascending or descending ladders, ramps, or stairs. Occasionally may need to lift pull or pull objects up to 50 lbs. in all directions with a maximum lifting of 50 lbs. there is occasional walking and standing but minimal kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting. Post school the student must be able to meet the physical requirements of an EMT.

Working Conditions: The position works in a temperature-controlled environment with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures to include humidity. Sometimes may be exposed to fumes, grease, or oil and may experience minimal poor ventilation or air circulation. The noise level is frequently quiet with minimal exposure to moving mechanical parts/machines.

Mental/Emotional: This position is required to frequently meet deadlines, work with changing priorities, and carryout instructions. Frequently use logic to analyze and problem solve difficult situations and communicate to express or exchange ideas using proper English grammar and spelling. Frequently utilize intermediate math skills with addition and subtraction to perform job duties.

Keywords: EMSA, Tulsa , Emergency Medical Technician Student, Healthcare , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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