POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE &CODE:

EMT†† (100194)

DEPARTMENT:

Ambulance Service

REPORTS TO:

Shift Coordinator Ambulance Services

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

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POSITION SUMMARY: The EMT is a member of the medical care team trained and certified to render supportive care to the patient at the scene of accidental injury or sudden illness. Transporting patients to the hospital when appropriate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:

1.

EMT Certification as required by the W.Va. Department of Health. Card required or eligible for WV Legal Recognition.

2.

Must have valid driverís license.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position.They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties.Other duties may be assigned.

1.

Responsible for prompt and efficient response to calls.

2.

Responsible for determining the extent and nature of injuries, and efficient care of the patient prior to transfer to health care facility.

3.

Responsible for assisting in removal of victims from scene of accident.

4.

Responsible for safe and efficient patient transport with continued care of the patient enroute to the hospital.

5.

Responsible for assisting with vehicle maintenance, ambulance equipment and replenishes supplies.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.

See attachment of Physical Demands

 

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.

Cognizant of environmental factors, infection control issues and maintains a safe environment for patient care.

 

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1.

Ability to be scheduled for work based on operational needs of the hospital.

2.

Possess the ability to deal tactfully and harmoniously with guests.

 

 

 

 

Date Reviewed/Revised: November 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Statement of Understanding:

 

I fully understand and accept all information presented on my job description, which includes both general and specific duties and responsibilities.

 

 

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Description of Physical Demands: EMT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the job time is spent in the following physical activities and psychosocial interactions:

 

 

 

 

CATEGORY

AMOUNT OF TIME

CATEGORY

DESCRIPTION

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Never

Seldom

Often

Always

Physiological

High

Medium

Low

Standing:

 

 

 

X

Mental Stress

X

 

 

Walking:

 

 

 

X

Work with others

X

 

 

Sitting

 

 

X

 

AUDIO VISUAL

GOOD

FAIR

N/A

Stoops, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl

 

 

X

 

Hearing*

X

 

 

Use hands to finger handle or feel

 

 

 

X

Near Vision

X

 

 

Pushing / Pulling

 

 

 

X

Far Vision

X

 

 

Reaching with hands and arms above / below:

 

 

 

X

Peripheral Vision

X

 

 

Talk or hear:

 

 

 

X

Color Discrimination

X

X

 

Taste or smell:

 

 

x

 

Depth Perception

X

 

 

Lift / Force

Never

Seldom

Often

Always

EXPOSURES**

Frequent

Occasional

Rare

Up to 10 pounds

 

 

 

x

Cold

 

X

 

Up to 25 pounds

 

 

 

X

Heat

 

X

 

Up to 50 pounds

 

 

 

X

Dampness

 

X

 

Up to 100 pounds

 

 

X

 

Heights

 

X

 

More than 100 pounds

 

 

X

 

Vibration

 

X

 

Job Lifting

Heavy Lifting Regular Basis

Heavy Lifting Occasional / Moderate Lifting Regular Basis

Moderate Lifting Occasional/Light Lifting Regular Basis

Light Lifting Occasional / No Lifting Regular Basis

Skin Irritation

 

 

X

Category

†††

X

 

 

Lung Irritation

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Risk Radiation

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risk of Electrical Shock

 

 

X

* Hearing †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† X Ability to hear alarms on equipment / pages

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† X Ability to hear Client Call

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† X Ability to hear instructions from physician/department staff

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* Exposures Category†††††††††††††††††††††† X 1 = Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 = Tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues but employment may require unplanned category 1 tasks

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3 = Tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, and category 1 are not a condition of employment.

A list of Hazardous Products or Substances that this position is required to work with are referenced for staff review.MSDS information is available.