Presbyterian Healthcare Services
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EMT I - URGENT CARE
at Presbyterian Healthcare Services
- Requisition ID
Type of Opportunity: Per Required Need
Work Schedule: 12 Hour Days
Provides Basic and Intermediate Life Support pre-hospital emergency care, transportation and non-emergency transfer service to patients
*Maintains and operates an emergency medical vehicle in the safe transportation of emergency and non-emergency patients. Maintains current working knowledge and certification in defensive driving techniques.
*Maintains positive communications and collaboration with Emergency Department physicians and staff regarding the therapy administered to patients being delivered to their facility.
*Documents and maintains an informative and accurate medical record and initiates charges for each patient encounter according to Ambulance Department policies and CQI guidelines.
*Provides control and leadership to patients, bystanders, and assisting agencies on emergency scenes.
*Maintains current working knowledge and physical conditioning to extricate trapped patients from automobiles, confined spaces and other dangerous environments.
*Assists with patient care in the Emergency Department as necessary.
*Maintains working knowledge of geographical coverage area to ensure timely response to calls.
*Assists in the education of EMT students and other third riders to provide for positive community and professional relations.
*Attends department and hospital staff meetings and educational programs and keeps current with patient care developments through participation in seminars, workshops and publications reviews.
High school plus specialized, short term training in emergency transportation. Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions. Current New Mexico EMT-Intermediate license, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification and New Mexico Drivers license, 21 years of age to comply with insurance regulations. Less than one year emergency vehicle driving experience. Defensive Driving course completion certificate preferred
High School Diploma or GED
* Emerg Med Tech/Intermediate-NM
Competencies and skills:
Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:
- Competitive salaries
- Full medical, dental and vision insurance
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
- Free wellness programs
- Paid time off (PTO)
- Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
- Continuing education and career development opportunities
- Life insurance and short/long term disability programs
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.
Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.
We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.
About New Mexico
New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.
Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.
New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.
AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.