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Job Title EMT- Advanced
Location Muskogee, OK
Department Field Medics
FLSA Status Non-Exempt


SUMMARY

Provides advanced (intermediate) level emergency medical care to patients at the scene, and in transport.  Performs intermediate/Advance level assessment of patients’ trauma or medical related conditions.  Directs the patient care of the EMR and EMT-Basic while on duty.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes, but not limited to, the following. Other duties will be assigned.

 

Consistently and accurately adheres to all MCEMS standard operating guidelines, policies, procedures and practices.

 

Observes and performs advanced level assessment and treatment of patients' trauma or medical related condition:  recognizes, identifies, and interprets serious situations and informs Medical Control.  Initiates appropriate measures and treatment according to Muskogee County EMS (MCEMS) protocols and as advised by Medical Control.

 

Operates an ambulance vehicle; responds to emergency and non-emergency calls; transports patients.

 

Must have a general knowledge of Muskogee County and the primary coverage area assigned to, and the ability to read and comprehend maps and directions.

 

Demonstrates ability to respond quickly and make decisions using good judgment under stress in hazardous situations and human relationships.

 

Strong organizational skills required, with the ability to effectively delegate responsibilities to other employees, and follow up as needed.

 

Operates and monitors basic and advanced emergency medical equipment such as mechanical C.P.R. devices, suction and oxygen equipment per EMT- Advanced (Intermediate) protocols and Medical Control.

 

Communicates with MCEMS Communications Center and other agencies while in transport or responding to calls.  Utilizes proper radio technique according to the EMD system, FCC regulations, and MCEMS Communications Center and Ambulance Service standard operating procedures.

 

Consistently adheres to standard operating guidelines, policies, procedures and practices regarding the protection and respect of confidential patient and employee information, and looks out for and reports deficiencies.

 

Timely completes all required documentation with appropriate and accurate information.

 

Timely completes ambulance patient care documents, efficiently documenting all medical care and/or treatment, all patient information, any insurance information and any and all other information requested.

 

Timely completes incident reports as required or as necessary to assure proper documentation to protect MCEMS staff, the company, and the patient.

 

Shares responsibility for inventory of and maintaining adequate supplies and equipment as well as general upkeep and cleaning of the ambulance vehicle. 

 

Performs shift check of all supplies and equipment in ambulance and ambulance maintenance check according to MCEMS standard operating procedures and guidelines.

 

Be responsible for the on duty position and to not leave the position until proper relief is obtained.

 

Efficiently operates computer to input and retrieve various data entry functions including, but not limited to, patient run reports, no transport (refusal) forms, dispatch logs, and various other records.

 

Efficiently operates machines including, but not limited to, computer systems, keyboards, adding, calculating, facsimile, printers, shredders, telephones, two-way radios, scanners and duplicating machines.

 

Consistently adheres to safe workplace standard operating guidelines, policies, procedures and practices, and looks out for and reports deficiencies.   Shares responsibility for security of buildings and personnel by monitoring security cameras and doors.

 

Performs regular cleaning duties to maintain a clean, neat and safe work environment. 

 

Timely completes verification of hours worked in order to receive prompt payroll checks.

 

Attend required meetings and training sessions necessary to maintain efficiency, accuracy and knowledge.

 

Maintain an acceptable attendance record, with regular and reliable attendance, on site at a designated MCEMS workplace.      

 

Be responsible to provide direction and instruction to EMT students of all levels of training while students are on ambulance clinical training, up to the employee's own level of licensure.

 

May be called upon from time to time to provide public relation type work in the community (e.g. blood pressure clinics, ambulance tours, etc.). 

 

As assigned, assists and mentors other staff (including students if applicable) in order to help onboard and educate newly hired employees and/or employees changing job duties or positions. 

 

The schedule may vary as needed to facilitate the needs of MCEMS, and may include weekdays and weekends, daytime, evening, and night time hours, consecutive shifts, and/or holidays to be worked. 

 

The schedule may include mandatory and/or voluntary overtime with frequent long, unpredictable hours.  The employee must have the ability to maintain assigned work hours. 

 

The schedule may include interrupted, irregular and unpredictable meal and/or other breaks.

 

This position is deemed a safety-sensitive position.  It is job-related and consistent with business necessity for the employee to be unimpaired by prescription or other substances while on duty.   

Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate and cooperate with patients and patient’s families, employees, other healthcare professionals, outside agencies, and others involved with the day-to-day operations of MCEMS.  Also consistently demonstrates the following abilities and characteristics:  be respectful to supervisors, peers, subordinates, customers and other persons regardless of position within the company, gender, race, age, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or other characteristics or perspectives; exhibits professionalism; teamwork, avoids unnecessary conflict, positive and optimistic attitude and work ethic;  willingness to be flexible and adaptable;  show initiative; does not participate in gossip or spreading rumors; and uphold the mission and core values of MCEMS. 

Physical demands as described below.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The disabled employee has the right to request an accommodation.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, including physical and mental, of the job. 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Successful completion of EMT-Basic and    EMT-Advanced (Intermediate) level programs utilizing D.O.T. National Standard Curriculum.

 

One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred, but not required.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Fluency in the English language is required.

 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, safety rules, policies, procedures, guidelines, manuals, and governmental regulations. 

 

Ability to speak clearly and effectively in person and over the telephone, radio, or other communication devices.

 

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest and percentages.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 

 

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must have a current EMT-Advanced (or Intermediate) license from the Oklahoma State Department of Health/EMS Division.

 

 Must keep all knowledge and skills current through specific continued education as required by MCEMS and by the Oklahoma State Department of Health/EMS Division for re-licensure. 

 

Must have a valid American Heart Association (or equivalent) Healthcare Provider CPR card. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The disabled employee has the right to request an accommodation.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, including physical and mental, of the job. 

 

The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 150 pounds.  Must be able to carry heavy loads up and down stairs.  Must be able to hear alarms, equipment, and patient sounds and respond.  Must have the agility to climb and crawl. 

 

The employee regularly is required to reach with hands and arms and to stand and walk.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk and hear. 

 

The employee is regularly required to kneel and stoop. 

 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Demonstrates the ability to sufficiently perform tasks requiring muscular tension such as pushing, pulling and lifting and tasks requiring dexterity and fine motor skills after being physically tasked. 

Demonstrates sufficient muscular endurance to perform tasks such as carrying objects up and down stairs. 

Demonstrates the ability to successfully perform tasks that require sufficient aerobic capacity and cardiovascular endurance.

Demonstrates the ability to successfully perform tasks requiring flexibility such as bending, twisting, stretching and reaching.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The disabled employee has the right to request an accommodation.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, including physical and mental, of the job. 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, vibration, communicable and infectious agents, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat,  high and/or precarious places, and violent situations.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to mentally stressful situations.

 The employee must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but is frequently loud. 

 

The employee must have sufficient endurance to perform tasks over long periods of time. 

 

The work environment may include required overnight travel away from home and unpredictable hours of work.

 

The location of the job (worksite) may vary. 

 

The schedule may include interrupted, irregular and unpredictable meal and/or other breaks.

 

The schedule may include interrupted, irregular and unpredictable sleep periods. 

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

All employees that drive company vehicles shall maintain a current state driver's license and an acceptable driving record not to exceed limits acceptable by MCEMS and the MCEMS insurance carrier. All employees that drive ambulance vehicles that are subject to ambulance calls, either occasionally or regularly, shall maintain current EVOC certification.

 

Job positions with regular patient contact (and/or regular handling of patient contact items) will be required to have specified testing and vaccinations (and/or lab evidence of immunity (blood titer)) unless otherwise exempted. 

DISCLAIMER

The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.  It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  The Executive Director and/or the MCEMS Board of Trustees have sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time. 

 

MCEMS job descriptions, manuals and documents do not form an employment contract in any form, intended or implied.  MCEMS is an at-will employer and does not guarantee employment in any way.  No manager, supervisor, or employee of MCEMS has any authority to enter into an agreement for employment for any specified period of time or to make an agreement for employment other than at-will.  Only the Executive Director and/or the MCEMS Board of Trustees have the authority to make any such agreement and then only in writing.      

You as an employee are free to terminate your employment with MCEMS at any time and for any reason, or for no reason.  MCEMS has the similar right.


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