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Job: EMT Flights Ground Transport - Full Time - Variable - St Anthony Hospital

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St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus.  If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply.  In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 121183

Recruiter Contact: Donna Rigdon (



Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable; generally 1600 to 0430

Position Summary

Operation of the Flight For Life ground ambulances in a safe, professional efficient manner.  Accountability for compliance with maintenance schedules, daily readiness of the vehicles, and overall cleanliness.  Clinical assistance to other team members within the scope of the EMT role.  Assistance to Flight Operations administration and to the Emergency Departments within the scope of the EMT role.

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Two years licensed driver; one year driving an ambulance as an EMT in the pre-hospital area; familiarity with Denver area;  one year as an EMT


  • Colorado State EMT certification
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license and no moving violations for past two years.
  • Completion of Coaching Emergency Vehicle Operator (CVEO) within 6 months of hire date
  • BLS certification required from American Heart Association. 

Position Duties (essential job functions)


  • Driving safely and in compliance with traffic laws and FFL policies, including all Code 3 operations to maximize safety of all occupants and other vehicles’ occupants.  
  • Compliance with maintenance schedules for the ambulances.
  • Performance of daily checks of fluid levels, tire pressures, fuel, electrical systems and medical gas pressures.
  • Maintains cleanliness of ambulance interior and exterior.   Participates in decontamination  of ambulance and equipment when necessary.
  • Keeps vehicle stocked according to supply list.
  • Knowledgeable re geography of area and routes to referring facilities, airport.  Maintains radio communications with CMC, State Patrol when necessary, and local facilities.
  • Tracks and reports loaded and round trip mileage to CMC and or medical crew. 
  • Oversees and participates in safe loading and offloading of the ambulance, RW, and FW.


  • At direction of the flight nurse, obtains vital signs, puts patient on CR monitor, assists in moving the patient to the CCT pram or flight stretcher, and other duties as assigned by the flight nurse.  Maintains familiarity with all medical equipment.  Serves as second crewmember on the FW or RW flights when needed.
  • Provides reassurance and comfort to family members.  Demonstrates compassion in interactions with families and patients.
  • Assists in ER with patient care within scope of practice, except in activities that would prevent an immediate response for a transport. 


  • Provides assistance to Flight Operations administrative staff as requested, and is accountable for completing/continuing assignments.
  • Participates in marketing activities involving the CCT program

*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.


Heavy Work - exert/lift up to 100 lbs. force occasionally, and/or 50 lbs. frequently, and/or 20 lbs. constantly


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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