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Emergency Medical Technician- EMT - Durham, NC

Company: Jan-Care Ambulance Service Inc.
Location: Durham
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

and guidelines.+ Lift, carry, and balance a minimum of 125 lbs alone and equally 250LBS with assistance, at the height of 33 inches, for a distance of 10feet. (NC OEMS)+ Have the ability to hear, comprehend and respond to spoken information from co-workers, patients, physicians, dispatchers and sounds common to the emergency scene (NC OEMS)+ Verbally communicate in person, via telephone and telecommunications using the English language. Meet the minimum vision requirements to operate a motor vehicle with the State of NC (NCOEMS)+ Read and comprehend written materials under stressful conditions. Document via written or electronic means the patient information utilizing an approved NC OEMS record system+ Demonstrate manual dexterity and fine motor skills, with the ability to perform all movements needed for providing quality patient care. Bend, stoop, crawl and walk on uneven surfaces.+ Inspect EMS equipment to ensure adequate supplies, verify proper operation refuel and fluid check of assigned ambulance and report needed maintenance.+ Respond to callback or call-in emergency situations+ Assist other emergency personnel as required and complete tasks assigned by company supervisors and management.+ Maintain professional appearance and decorum; perform general maintenance and cleaning work in the upkeep of stations, training facilities and ambulances; be a self-starter requiring little oversight and be adaptable to change and able to function in a team based management structure.+ Perform event stand-by operations including sporting events, community festivals and other events with significant number of people.+ Respond to hazardous material incidents at the first responder level, function in other uncommon situations. Perform emergency operations during natural disasters and catastrophic events.+ Have basic understanding of stress response and methods to ensure personal well-being, have an understanding of body substance isolation and patients' rights of privacy under HIPAA.+ Have the ability to interact and assist in an appropriate and professional manner with a variety of outside agencies and personnel including medical facility staff such as physicians, nurses, aides, clerical staff, adult and child protective services, social workers, morticians, medical examiners, law enforcement, fire/rescue and communication personnel.Requirements:+ General Knowledge of EMS operations, operation of ambulances and proper use of EMS equipment.+ Ability to learn through training, using a wide variety of EMS methods+ Ability to readily acquire knowledge of the road/street systems and general physical layout of assigned communities.+ Obtain necessary skills including opening and maintaining an airway, ventilating a patient, administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and utilizing certification level appropriate medications and defibrillator devices. Providing trauma care including assisting in controlling hemorrhage, treatment of shock, bandaging wound, immobilizing injured extremities, necks or spines.Working Environment/Conditions:EMS operations occur 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in all weather conditions. Ambulances and EMS personnel must be prepared to respond at a moment's notice and maintain viable field operations until the situation is resolved or the crew is appropriately relived or replaced. EMS personnel operate in uncontrolled arena of the public. As an EMS crewmember, one must be mentally, physically and emotionally prepared to conform to a wide variety of patient types, behaviors and situations. Safety, professionalism and compassion are three critical personal traits necessary to be successful in the EMS operations. Special Requirements and Qualifications:+ Must be 18 years of age+ High School diploma or its equivalent+ Successful completion of Workforce evaluations and/or equivalent educational screening exam approved by Jan-Care/GEMS+ EVO'S must maintain a valid driver's license with good driving history as determined by our insurance company.+ Jan-Care/GEMS is a drug-free company and employees must pass initial and random screenings.+ The following background checks will be conducted prior to offering employment: + OIG list of excluded individuals Excluded Parties Listing System+ Criminal History Check+ Driving History+ Child/Elder Abuse+ Reference+ The NC Office of EMS will deny certification or individuals convicted of certain crimes+ Must maintain valid telephone number+ Must maintain valid Health Care Provider level CPR certification+ Must maintain valid certification of EMT-8 with the NC OEMS office.+ Proof of TB and Hepatitis VaccinationBenefits of joining our community:+ State of the art training center+ Online Academy with free access to all employees===+ Health Insurance + Aetna + six different plans to choose from + Dental Insurance + MetLife + 2 exams/cleanings per year+ $50.00 Deductible+ $1,000 annual plan max+ Preventative care covered at 100% + Vision Insurance + VSP through MetLife + 1 Exam per year+ Lenses covered at 100%+ $120 allowance for frames OR contact lenses+ Life Insurance + MetLife + Choose from $15,000 or $100,000 for Employee-only coverage+ Disability Insurance + Unum + STD & LTD+ Receive 60% of base salary for a non-worker's comp injury or sickness+ Paid weekly for STD; Paid monthly for LTD+ Supplemental Insurance + Boston Mutual + Accident+ Critical illness+ AFLAC + STD+ Term Life+ Accident+ Cancer+ 401(k) Retirement Plan + TransAmerica + Eligible at age 21 and 3 Months of Service+ Pre-Tax (Standard) or Post-Tax (Roth) options available+ Employer match of 50% of first 6% of total deferrals

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