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Emergency Medical Technician

Company: Emergency Medical Services Authority
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Interested in being part of a strong, mission-driven team?EMSA is Oklahoma's largest ambulance service with a fleet of over 100 ambulances and a team of 700 Team Members strong.Want to make a difference every day and grow your professional skills in the process?If so, EMSA is the place for you.What We Offer Our EMTs:$5,000 Sign-on bonusCompetitive pay with shift differentials for nights and weekends.Quarterly bonuses offeredOpportunities for growth. Our field training officers, supervisors, and managers began their careers as paramedics, EMT's, or in support positions. There is room here to grow!Paid continuing education and licensure. Well invest in you! Participate in a quality improvement project or special task force. Learn the communications side of our business. Attend leadership classes. Let us support your professional development.457b retirement account with large employer match.Paid time off - accruing from your first day on the job!Excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance with generous employer contributions toward premiums. Employer paid life, disability, EAP, and more.Summary:The Emergency Medical Technician strives to achieve and maintain high levels of patient care and clinical performance. The medical and clinical performance standards will be in accordance with documented protocols, practices, and Medical Control Board directives;in the best medical interest of the patient and within the scope of practice for an EMTin the State of Oklahoma.Primary Job Responsibilities:Follow medical care practices as documented inEMSAmedical protocols and as mandated by the Medical Control Board. The scope of medical practice will be confined to medical practice as defined by the Oklahoma Department of Health, unless otherwise specified by directives or protocols from the Medical Director.Responsible for overall care and safe transportation of patients assigned to the crew by the System Status Controller. Will not turn patient care over to a Team Member or others who are less credentialed for the respective type of patient care needed per protocol.Complete all documentation that relates to patient care and billing information on appropriate forms, in approved format, and turn in documentation as required.Responsible for safe transport of patient to and from ambulance. This includes lifting of patient to and from a backboard, stretcher, or equivalent, and maneuvering patients past any obstacles encountered while moving the patient to the ambulance.When assigned as an Emergency Vehicle Operator, will be responsible for and in control of the assigned ambulanceat all times and in accordance with all federal, state and local laws that govern ambulance operation, and in accordance with approved company policy on safe and efficient ambulance operation.Responsible for the care, use and appearance of assigned ambulance and equipment. Must be familiar with all equipment placement on unit and have an accurate documented inventory of all equipment.Work Environment:While performing the duties of thejob, the Team Member regularly works in outside weather conditions andis frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions including extreme cold and heat temperatures. The Team Member occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Physical Requirements:While performing the duties of the job, the Team Memberis regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Must reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The Team Member is frequently required to sit, stand, and walk, andoccasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The Team Member must lift in conjunction with their partner or assist in moving and/or balance up to 250 pounds and occasionally lift, move and/or balance up to 350 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to operate both the EMS vehicle and to assist others who are operating the EMS vehicle in a manner that enables arriving at the requested patient location in a safe and timely manner.Must maintain physical condition to enable proper performance of assigned job functions as determined by company policy.Mental/Behavioral Skills:Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure. Must be able to problem solve and function in ahigh stress environment.Summary & RequirementsJob Requirements:Work independently, to think and act properly in emergencies, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with otherEMSAstaff, other healthcare professionals and the general public.Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Write routine reports and correspondence.Communicate effectively with various levels of healthcare professionals, law enforcement representatives, First Responder organizations, Fire Department personnel, and the public, either formally, informally or through various educational or public relations endeavors.Ability to continue EMS education as required by company policy.Successful completion of hiring requirements including Physical Ability Test, background check, and urinalysis.Minimum Requirements:Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.Obtain, and maintainOklahoma motor vehicle operators license and stay within company guidelines.Education and/or Experience:High school diploma or general education degree (GED)Certificate from college or technical school preferredCertificates, Licenses, Registrations:Obtain and maintainOklahoma Department of Health EMT Certification.Obtain and maintainNational Registry Certification.Obtain and maintain all certifications required by the Medical Control Board and EMSA. These certifications include:CPR, Hazardous Materials(first responder level).Be a part of our mission, One Team, One Mission, One EMSA.

Keywords: Emergency Medical Services Authority, Tulsa , Emergency Medical Technician, Professions , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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