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Emergency Medical Technician

Location: Egg Harbor Twp, NJ  |  Position Status: Per Diem/Pool  |  Position Shift: Varies
The emergency medical technician (EMT) provides BLS service, including rescue, triage, transfer and transport of emergency and non-emergency patients. This includes assessing the needs of patients using accepted national and state standards for the EMT-B and setting priorities of care rapidly and accurately under all conditions, including extremes in climate and in varied environments.

The emergency medical technician provides clear and properly executed documentation of assessment, patient information and medical interventions. This position is responsible for completion of all documentation on a daily basis. This may include filing, data retrieval and phone calls.

The EMT communicates effectively with customers to explain procedures, answer routine questions, establish rapport, etc. This position acts in a professional manner and maintains an effective working relationship with members of other EMS agencies, hospital and long-term facility personnel, patients and families, law enforcement and fire department personnel, etc.

The EMT may also serve as a preceptor to new staff within this title, as assigned by department leadership.

This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current national registry and/or New Jersey Emergency Medical Technician – Basic certification required (current EMT-Basic certification from NY, PA, DE, DC, MD, VA and WVA is also acceptable). Current BLS HCP (professional rescuer or healthcare provider level) required. Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator Certificate (CEVO) required within 90 days from date of hire or transfer. Proof of valid New Jersey driver's license required. Proof of completing National Incident Command Courses ICS 100 and IS 700 required.
  • EXPERIENCE: Proficiency in clinical applications preferred at time of hire. Incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:
Demonstrates the competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, hazardous substances and potential injury. Potential for psychological and physical stress. Work involves exposure to various climate extremes and weather conditions and exposure to disagreeable odors and body wastes. Must be able to lift and carry heavy equipment up to 50 lbs. and lifting patients up to 200 lbs. with assistance. Must maintain physical fitness necessary to move rapidly when required in emergencies.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
This position reports to Operations Manager, Education & Quality Care.

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Nicholas Papandrew
Applicants only. We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from recruiters/search firms.

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