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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Ambulance

at Mercy Health System of Maine

Posted: 4/6/2019
Job Reference #: 1024313

Job Description



Regular Full-time




Position Located in either Bangor and Ellsworth

Mission Statement

Is to enhance the clinical care delivery systems within EMHS by providing cost-effective, integrated support services for EMHS members; pursuing profitable, sustainable growth opportunities in both healthcare and non-healthcare markets; and creating and delivering new products and services that provide a tangible direct benefit to EMHS.

Positions Statement

Positions require flexibility, regular attendance, the understanding that position responsibilities may vary at times, the need to be receptive to additional responsibilities that may be reasonably assigned by the Supervisor and the knowledge that processes are subject to change per organizational growth.

Position Summary

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are skilled in patient assessment, airway management, CPR, automatic external defibrillation, oxygen delivery, dressings and hemorrhage control, splinting, spinal immobilization, childbirth, lifting and moving patients, and extrication. Our EMTs have the opportunity to use their skills in both a routine transport and emergent setting.


High School Diploma/GED

Successful completion of EMT training course

Currently licensed or licensable in Maine as an EMT

Current Health Care Provider CPR certification

Active, unrestricted, Maine driver's license

Insurable by auto insurance carrier

AVOC within 6 months of hire

Current BTLS, PHTLS, or other approved trauma training

Experience/Skill Requirements

Pre-hospital EMS experience preferred.

Must be familiar with computer use

Must have the ability to remain calm in dynamic situations: ability to be unaffected by loud noises and flashing lights; ability to perform efficiently throughout the entire work shift without interruption.

Must have the ability to efficiently interview patients, family, and bystanders.

Must have the ability to interpret written, oral, and diagnostic form instructions.

Must have the ability to read English language, manuals, road maps, accurate discern street signs and address numbers; ability to calculate weight and volume ratios.

Must have the ability to communicate in English with co-workers, patients, health professionals, and others.

Must demonstrate competency in: assessing patient, handling emergencies utilizing Basic Life Support equipment and procedures; have the ability to perform CPR, control of hemorrhage, non-invasive shock treatment, fracture and spinal stabilization, manage environmental emergencies, emergency childbirth, operation of the semi-automatic defibrillator, delivery of oxygen.

Must be able to perform advanced airway control; IV/IO therapy; cardiac monitoring; defibrillation; and other practices as approved by Maine EMS.