Sep 20, 2021

Emergency Medical Technician*

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Loma Linda, CA, USA

Job Description

Critical Care Transport (Unscheduled, Day Shift) -

Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.

Reports to the Nurse Manager. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Intra-campus Transport, performs duties in a tertiary care medical center with level one trauma designation. Attends stable patients during intra-campus transport maintaining access to other caregivers via mobile telephone and radio contact. Performs designated direct and indirect age-specific and developmentally appropriate patient care activities in a mobile environment. Identifies patients at risk for complications and/or adverse reactions and responds appropriately. Performs duties within scope of practice and follows policies, protocols, techniques, and guidelines. Meets qualifications and competencies as identified in the department-specific Plan for Providing Care. Participates in on-call schedule after hours, weekends, and holidays. Performs other duties as needed.

High School Diploma or GED required. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Completion of an approved Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic course required. Minimum of one year experience as an EMT or Paramedic transport required. Active California Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic license required. Basic Life Support certification issued by the American Heart Association required. California Driver’s license and automobile insurance required upon hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) and EMT certification required. California Drivers license with automobile insurance required. Other certifications as designated in the department-specific Plan for Providing Care.

Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.

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