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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Company: Liberty Ambulance
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARYProvides emergency medical care, patient assessment and care, transport services, and other services by performing the following duties.Appropriate for an energetic, professionally minded EMS individual.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Maintain, on file, current and valid California Emergency Medical Technician certification
  • Maintain, on file, current and valid Ambulance Driver Certificate
  • Maintain, on file, current and valid Medical Examiners Certificate
  • Maintain acceptable driving record by company auto insurance standards
  • Maintain, on file, current and valid AHA BLS certification
  • Obtain and maintain, on file, current and valid local accreditations and permits
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 OR qualify for an exemption (medical or religious).
  • If approved for a qualifying exemption, frequent COVID-19 tests must be completed and submitted to the Company prior to shifts. LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Operates ambulances and other company equipment safely and efficiently.
    • Basic life support treatment and transportation of sick and injured persons.
    • Providing emergency medical treatment, while not exceeding the level of skill, training and certification of the individual employee.
    • Full compliance with all applicable state, local, and federal regulations and laws, pertaining to but not limited to protocols, standards of care, motor vehicle operations, and patient rights, as well as all Liberty Ambulance rules, policies, directives, and instructions from management.
    • Observes patient, records significant conditions and treatments rendered.
    • Prepares inventories and stocks supplies and inspects equipment for proper operation.
    • Demonstrates the attitude of a Health Care Professional to include, but not be limited to, maintaining a clean appearance, demonstrating courteous, professional and ethical behavior, and demonstrating the ability to work cooperatively with other members of the EMS Health Care System.
    • Demonstrates a sincere desire to continually improve and upgrade the skills and knowledge of the emergency medical profession.
    • Demonstrates the ability to safely lift, transfer and maneuver patients in and out of ambulances, facilities, residences and other locations.
    • Cleans and disinfects interior of ambulance.Cleans and details exterior of ambulance.Cleaning and maintaining the cleanliness and proper stocking of the ambulance, company vehicles, equipment, office, lounge, and bathrooms.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate with patients, family members, medical personnel, coworkers, and the general public in verbal and written form.
    • Must have reliable transportation and must report to work punctually for all scheduled shifts and in proper uniform.
    • Maintaining a clean and complete uniform, personal hygiene, and professional, pleasant and polite demeanor to all persons with whom the individual comes in contact with while on duty.
    • Completing and maintaining accurate records and documentation with regard to transport, equipment inspection, supplies usage incidents and other forms of documentation inherent in the operation.
    • Promote the company, perform public relations when assigned, perform standby coverage at special events, deliver medical equipment and supplies when assigned, and other details when assigned.
    • Attend company meetings and educational sessions.
    • Inspect and promptly report damage, deficiencies, safety issues or other problems with ambulances, company vehicles, equipment and supplies, or any other matters relevant to the safe, efficient and proper operation of the company.
    • Compliance with all provisions of the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual, as well as all other company rules, regulations, directives, or instructions from supervisors.
    • Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding all information pertaining to company policies, pricing, contract terms, trade secrets, competitive information, strategic information, patient date, forms, manuals, charts, employee data, or any other sensitive or confidential information obtained while employed by or pertaining to the company, its employees, business information, or patients.Due to the extremely sensitive nature of this position, this duty of strict confidentiality extends beyond the term of employment.Reasonable accommodations may be made where possible to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.The employee occasionally is required to use a sense of smell.The employee must frequently lift transfer, maneuver, load and otherwise move clients and/or equipment weighing up to 250 pounds, with a partner. Such maneuvers are often performed in surroundings which involve numerous steps, narrow pathways, and around obstacles, and often must be performed in a time efficient manner while still ensuring their own safety as well as the safety of the client, their partner, and any other individuals or objects in the area. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: Liberty Ambulance, Los Angeles , Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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