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Job Summary
  • Company
    E.M.T., Inc
  • Location
    Clayton, OH 45315
  • Job Type
    Full Time
    Employee
  • Job Category
    Medical/Health
  • Occupations
    EMT/Paramedic
  • Years of Experience
    Less than 1 Year
  • Career Level
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Industries
    Healthcare Services
  • Education Level
    Certification
  • Address
    650 Harco Drive
    Clayton, OH 45315
  • Contact
    Tammy/Human Resources Dept
  • Phone
    937-683-9287
  • Fax
    937-456-1425
  • Email
    Apply by Email
Paramedic/EMT

DAYTON/ENGLEWOOD AREAS

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS

BASICS, INTERMEDIATES AND PARAMEDICS

 

JOB PURPOSE

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are generally responsible for administering Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Life Support (ALS), including medical monitoring and/or other treatment to sick or injured persons that are being transported via ambulance.

 

DUTIES

An EMT’s essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Receives call from dispatcher, responds verbally to emergency calls, reads maps, drives ambulance to emergency site, utilizing most expeditious route and observes all traffic ordinances and regulations.
  • Determines nature and extent of illness/injury, takes vitals, visually observes changes in patient mental/physical aspects, makes determination regarding patient status, establishes priority for emergency care, renders appropriate emergency care, based upon certification level and following established protocols.
  • Assists in lifting, carrying and transporting patient to ambulance and on to a medical facility.
  • Administers intravenous drugs/fluid replacement, uses defibrillator and electrocardiograph, may perform endotracheal intubation to open airways and ventilate patient, based upon certification level and following established protocols, or as directed by a hospital physician or emergency room department.
  • Determines appropriate facility to which patient will be transported.   Communicates a report identifying diagnostic signs and the nature and extent of illness/injuries to that facility and asks for direction from hospital physician or emergency room department.  Observes patient enroute and administers care, based upon certification level and following established protocols, or as directed by a hospital physician or emergency room department.
  • Assists in removing patient from ambulance and into emergency room department.  Reports, verbally and in writing, to receiving nurse or doctor observations about and care of patient at the scene and enroute to receiving facility.
  • Provides assistance to emergency staff as required.
  • Maintains familiarity with all EMT ambulance equipment.
  • Is responsible in obtaining continuing education units and training necessary in order to maintain EMT certification level.

 

 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • EMTs must be certified in the State of Ohio as an EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic and have a current certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Paramedics must have ACLS.
  • EMTs MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE and a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • EMTs must have proof of valid driver’s license and be insurable under the company’s auto liability insurance policy.
  • EMTs must be able to pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and criminal background checks.
  • EMTs must be able to interpret and respond to written, oral and diagnostic form instructions.  This includes reading maps, street signs/address number and medication/prescription labels.
  • EMTs must be able to communicate verbally via telephone and radio equipment.  This also includes be able to communicate verbally with patients and family/significant others in diverse cultural and age groups; also includes knowledge and implementation of HIPPA laws.
  • EMTs must possess good manual dexterity with ability to perform all tasks related to advance emergency patient care and documentation.
  • EMTs must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 125 pounds (250 pounds with assistance); bend, stoop, and crawl on uneven terrain; withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold and moisture.
  • EMTs must be able to use good judgment and remain calm in high stress situations and be able to take on role of “leader” as dictated by certification level or circumstances.
About Eaton Medical Transport Inc
About Eaton Medical Transport Inc

Introduction

EMT, Inc. was established in 1995 by three persons who saw a need and set out to fill that need and become one of the best known medical transport services in this area. Since 1995, EMT, Inc. grew to over 400 employees, transporting patients from the local area to all over the United States.

In 2012, due to some personal changes which were occurring in the owners lives, the decision was made to sell the company. In December 2012, EMT,Inc. was acquired by First Call Ambulance Service Company from Nashville, Tennessee. First Call is a well-established transport service In Tennessee and has over 1000 employees at this time. With their support, EMT, Inc. is expected to grow over 20% in the next year.

Mission Statement (Partial)

Our mission is to be the choice provider for local hospitals, nursing homes, medical facilities, and residents of the area we serve. Out staff of trained professionals will be held to the highest standards and required to pay attention to detail in all aspects of their job functions. We will develop a family atmosphere in the work environment, inspiring all to work together for the betterment of our company and, in turn, each other.

Customer Service Is Paramount At EMT, Inc.

We are a medical transport company. We transport customers, who are not able to transport themselves for many varied reasons, to and from doctor appointments, dialysis treatments, radiation therapy, hospital tests and procedures, hospice facilities and even to their place of residence. We also transport 911 or emergency calls to hospital ER departments. The majority of our transports are non-emergency.

Our customers choose us when they could choose another transport company. Our employees, as stated above, are expected to treat our customers with respect, courtesy, patience and consideration at all times. Remember, they are the reason you have a job.

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