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EMT

at City of Louisville, Kentucky

Pay: up to $15.92/hour
$15.92 - $
Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2299566

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description

-Certification credit of $500 upon position start and an additional $500 upon successful completion of 12 month probationary period.
-Parity Pay considered for previous EMS experience based on prior agency call volume.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Operates an emergency medical vehicle
Lifts, carries and transports injured, sick or incapacitated persons from residential or accident scenes to medical facilities
Provides emergency medical treatment to injured, sick or incapacitated persons

Examples of Duties

UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION
Communicates with professional medical personnel at emergency treatment facility to obtain instructions regarding treatment and to arrange for reception of victims at medical treatment facilities
Obtains information from persons involved, examines victims and determines nature, extent or magnitude of illness or injury to establish emergency medical procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance
Administers prescribed first-aid treatment at site of emergency or in specially-equipped vehicle according to established medical protocols
Applies splints; administers oxygen or artificial resuscitation; treats and bandages wounds or abrasions; and performs other basic life support procedures
Stabilizes, immobilizes, lifts and moves victims from scene of accident or catastrophe
Operates a specially-equipped emergency medical vehicle in an assigned geographic area to respond to accidents or catastrophes and to transport injured or ill persons to a medical facility
Inspects specially-equipped emergency vehicle, cleans equipment to insure its safe operation, and replenishes medical supplies, fuel and fluids
ADDITIONAL SERGEANT'S DUTIES
Provides mentoring and oversight during EMT orientation including equipment utilization and accountability, emergency vehicle operations, map reading, care of medical related emergencies and delivery of care for trauma related emergencies
Conducts advanced emergency vehicle inspections
Performs regular uniform and basic life support kit inspections
Conducts community education programs in CPR and EMS Awareness
Pilot test operation of all basic life support skill advancement projects
Participates in quality assurance projects including conducting medical chart review, serving on the PEER Review Committee, and performing outcome-based research
Provides rapid response and delivery of emergency medical care in response fly cars as need
ADDITIONAL EDUCATOR DUTIES
Coordinates and teaches training courses including EMT-B and EMT-FR courses; EMT-B and EMT-FR continuing education courses; and community CPR, First Aid and EMS Awareness courses
Performs related work

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or the equivalent

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
Must not have been convicted of a felony
Misdemeanor convictions will be considered on an individual basis
Must pass a pre-employment drug screening
Must pass a pre-employment physical examination
Must pass a pre-employment polygraph test
Must pass an annual medical examination as mandated by OSHA
Must wear personal protective equipment as mandated by OSHA
Must be vaccinated for hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form within ten days of initial assignment
Must work a varied schedule
Completion of a prescribed 110 hour emergency medical technician training course approved by the State of Kentucky
Must be certified as an Emergency Medical Technician-Ambulance in the State of Kentucky
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATOR
Must be certified as a CPR Instructor in Basic Life Support by the American Heart Association or must obtain within one year of employment
Must be certified as a First Aid Instructor by the American Heart Association or the National Safety Council or obtain within one year of employment
Must be certified as an EMS Instructor, Level II, in the State of Kentucky or obtain within one year of employment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work
Lifts and carries items weighing in excess of 100 pounds in a team setting

Supplemental Information

-Certification credit of $500 upon position start and an additional $500 upon successful completion of 12 month probationary period.
-Parity Pay considered for previous EMS experience based on prior agency call volume.


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