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EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
Carilion Clinic | Lexington, Virginia
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Job Description

 

All of our driving positions do require that you provide a copy of your current driving record and meet eligibility requirements.

The Emergency Medical Technician's primary responsibility is to the patient. The EMT provides basic life support skills in accordance with protocols. The EMT also acts as driver, assists advanced life support personnel in the treatment of the sick and injured. The EMT is also expected to support Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities.  

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Provides emergency treatment at the scene of an accident or medical emergency. Has the ability to distinguish between life threatening and non-life threatening emergencies.
  2. Has the ability to know when a patient required a higher level of care.
  3. Records and communicates data to the designated medical command authority or responsible physician.
  4. Initiates non-invasive treatment as required by the patient and that State, Federal, and Local protocol provides for at certification level.
  5. Assesses and reports the patients response to that treatment initiates appropriate changes as required.
  6. Does daily checks of Unit assignment to, cleans, stocks, and reports malfunctions to in-house mechanic.
  7. Obtains all information needed for insurance billings of patients as well as has working knowledge of such insurance requirements, and passes information along to patients as requested.
  8. Acts as attendant in charge as well as driver
  9. Works with advanced life support personnel in setting up -needed equipment
  10. Performs basic life support treatment to interfacility and EMS patient types

Job Scope:

The EMT has frequent interaction with patients, families, hospital, and medical staff, and other community agencies needed to provide appropriate services to patients. Works primarily in the field with some office environment. Often job can be fast paced and extremely stressful. Scheduled personal plans often interrupted by emergency calls or late referrals. High physical effort is required for moving and extricating patients, as well as long work hours.  

Minimum Qualifications Required:

 

All of our driving positions do require that you provide a copy of your current driving record and meet eligibility requirements.

Education:  High School graduate or equivalent required.

 

Experience:  One year experience with Emergency Medical Service preferred

 

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Must be certified as an Emergency Medical Technician in the State of Virginia.  AHA BLS - HCP, EVOC required. HAZMAT Awareness and PHTLS or BTLS Basic required within one year of hire date.

Other Minimum Qualifications:  Must maintain continuing education hours to meet re-certification status as required by State (National) standards.

Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic

Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others.

As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.

Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.

Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Carilion is a Drug-Free Workplace.

 

About Carilion Clinic

Carilion Health System is a $1 billion healthcare company serving approximately 1 million people in Western Virginia. Carilion is a comprehensive, integrated system employing nearly 10,000 people at 10 not-for-profit hospitals, 61 physician practices and primary care centers and a managed care division. As part of its mission to improve the health of the communities it serves, Carilion operates the region's only level 1 trauma center, air ambulance and neo-natal intensive care program, along with a full service cancer center and regional heart center.

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