30+ days ago
Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician
Exempt (Y/N): No
Reports To: Field Supervisor
Date Revised: June 24, 2013
This position reports to a Field Supervisor. EMTs are accountable for responding to all assigned calls in the most appropriate and efficient manner, providing the highest standards of patient care while providing a safe and hazard-free environment. The EMT works with a Paramedic on an ALS ambulance and contributes to overall patient care in the areas of triage, packaging and transport.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to sit; climb or balance; step, stoop, kneel or crouch.
Must be able to frequently lift and/or carry up to 125 pounds and occasionally lift and/or carry up to 200 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Works outdoors and indoors with occasional exposure to hazardous conditions and to blood/body fluids, fumes/odors (requires respirator use) and extended day and temperature changes. Frequently works with others, face-to-face contact with others with exposure to noise, mechanical equipment and electrical equipment. Performs shift work and performs duties frequently in a mobile environment and in confined areas.