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Emergency Medical Technician - Full Time | Worthington Ambulance

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Worthington
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

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Join Sanford Health’s life-changing Emergency Medical Services team that provides basic and advanced life support via ground and air ambulance for people across the Upper Midwest. As one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States, Sanford continues to grow its strong reputation for excellent patient care and safety.

Facility: Worthington Medical Center

Location: Worthington, MN

Address: 1018 6th Ave, Worthington, MN 56187, USA

Shift: Varies

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Starting Rate: $15.00

Job Summary

If you’re looking for a highly rewarding career and enjoy a fast paced, adrenaline-filled work environment, consider becoming a Sanford Emergency Medical Technician. Our life-saving team provides first-line medical or emergency care for sick and injured people at the scene and are trained to provide immediate lifesaving care for critical patients. EMTs that flourish in this role are flexible, problem-solvers, empathetic, good communicators, critically think, and work well in a team setting. In our work culture, we treat co-workers like family and provide the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of committees promoting empowerment, safety, and staff satisfaction. We take pride in giving you the necessary skills and tools to succeed in your growth and goals throughout your career.

Responsibilities

  • Assess the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish the patients’ needs and treatment procedures during transportation.
  • Obtain the patients' medical history and vital statistics.
  • Respond to calls and communicate with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to provide information about the situation, to arrange transfer of patients, or report patient information.
  • Utilize necessary medical equipment to treat the patient and ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness.
  • Drive, maintain, and restock ambulance and associated equipment and supplies.

Qualifications

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 by accreditation.

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.

Benefits

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 https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

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

Featured: No

Keywords: Sanford Health, Sioux Falls , Emergency Medical Technician - Full Time | Worthington Ambulance, Other , Worthington, South Dakota

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