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Facility: Worthington Medical Center
Location: Worthington, MN
Address: 1018 6th Ave, Worthington, MN 56187,
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Emergency Medical Technicians possess the basic knowledge and
skills necessary to stabilize and safely transport
patients/residents ranging from non-emergency and routine medical
transports to life threatening emergencies. Emergency Medical
Technicians (EMT) perform interventions with the basic equipment
typically found on an ambulance. In an Ambulance setting, the EMT
will drive mobile intensive care unit to a specified location,
following instructions from emergency medical dispatcher. Respond
to emergency calls, administer first aid treatment or life support
care to sick or injured persons in pre-hospital settings. Obtain
the patients'/residents' medical history and vital statistics. Help
assess the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and
prioritize the patients/residents for emergency needs and treatment
procedures during transportation.
Utilize necessary medical equipment to treat the
patient/resident and ascertains the extent of their injuries or
illness. Communicate with dispatchers or treatment center personnel
to provide information about the situation, to arrange transfer of
patients/residents, report patient/resident information to medical
staff in a timely and accurate manner, or to receive instructions
for further treatment.
Ensure the ambulance is clean and washed and kept in a neat
orderly condition. After each call, restock and replace used
linens, blankets and other supplies, cleans all equipment following
appropriate disinfecting procedures, checks of all equipment so
that the ambulance is ready for the next run and maintains
ambulance in efficient operating condition.
Physical activities include, but not limited to, considerable
use of arms and legs and moving of whole body, such as climbing,
lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling materials.
Successfully complete at state approved Emergency Medical
Technician (EMT) course that meets or exceeds the National
Emergency Services Education Standards. Attend continuing education
and training classes to maintain current certifications and/or
licensure. Keep abreast of new developments in the field, or
maintain existing knowledge.
In a Hospital based setting, EMTs under the direct supervision
of a Registered Nurse (RN) will assist in performing
patient/resident care services and support activities of the
patient/resident care unit. Demonstrate an understanding of the
Emergency Department throughout flow and anticipate workflow.
Multi-skilled in order to provide expanded bedside services.
Knowledge of and utilize appropriate age-related patient/resident
care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of
all ages of patients/residents. Interact with patients/residents to
build rapport or provide emotional support. Ability to work with
growth and development needs of a diverse population. Observe,
record, and report to physician the patient's/resident's vital
signs, measures input and output; collects non-invasive specimens;
performs simple diagnostic tests and obtains urine specimens and
records all data collected in the medical record. Responsible for
preparing equipment during basic examinations, diagnostic
procedures, and treatments using aseptic techniques.
Knowledge of medical terminology and medical equipment/supplies
and helps maintain equipment, orders supplies, and cleans and
restocks the treatment areas. Ability to safely assist with the
transfer of patients/residents to and from procedural areas
including but not limited to Radiology and other areas. Ability to
communicate directly with physicians, nursing staff,
patients/residents, and patient/resident families and is
responsible to report changes in the patient's/resident's
condition. Knowledge and be able to perform high quality basic life
support (BLS) and be able to apply and use a LUCAS device. Prepare
and position stable patients/residents during transport.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of an
accredited Training Program required for licensing.
Must have a thorough knowledge of emergency medical technician
(EMT) principles, practices and techniques, knowledge of how
various equipment such as a monitor or defibrillator work and how
to troubleshoot problems that may arise.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required and depending
upon location, national registry status as an Emergency Medical
Technician (EMT) level may be required.
Depending on state requirements, individuals may need to have a
state license. National Incident Management System (NIMS) ICS100,
200, and 700 completed, and continuing education hours as mandated
Additional training, provided workshops, or staff meetings
attended as per policy.
Must possess a valid Driver's License and have a good driving
record. Must be 18 years or older, approval needed for those under
21 to drive. May not be required for those in a Hospital setting.
All driving policies, driving assignments, and insurance
verification, etc. is all determined by the department leader and
needs within the department and staffing.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for
qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted
offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background
screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Emergency Medical Services
Req Number: R-34804