CCT EMT Basic

American Medical Response Arvada , CO 80001

Posted 4 months ago

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Job Title: CCT Emergency Medical Technician

Status: Non-Exempt Location: Arvada, CO

Role of CCT EMT:

  • Responsible for safely driving the Critical Care ground ambulance (CCT) and maintaining the ambulance (fuel, oxygen, air and scheduled maintenance).

  • Responsible for assisting the flight crew in the care of all patients transported by CCT.

  • Responsible for safely loading and unloading patients into the CCT and assists with loading of patients on fixed wing or helicopter.

  • Assists in public relation presentation for public awareness within the hospital and community.

  • Attends mandatory staff meetings the 4th Thursday of every month.

  • Participates in projects which contribute to meeting the program's goal.

  • Completion of equipment and orientation checklist.

  • Must have six (6) months of ambulance driving experience

Responsibility per shift:

  • Ensures that ambulance is ready for transports at all times, checking, restocking and cleaning of ambulance, equipment and supplies.

  • Assists the flight crew in completing the daily checklist.

  • Obtains pagers and keys, checks in with Dispatch and inform them if using a different Nextel or different ambulance. Also checks in with flight crew to see if any pre-planned transports or PRs.

  • Assist the flight crew with first of the month checks.

  • Reports to next shift any relevant information; i.e., ambulance needs fuel, 02 or medical air needs, pre-planned transports and any equipment problems.

  • Responsible for assuring the ambulance is locked, hoseline is on and functioning appropriately and ambulance is connected to shore power when not in use.

  • Responsible to continuously check e-mails for onoing updates and communication.

Responsibility for patient care during transport:

  • Contacts Dispatch to acknowledge the page for a transport communicating through Nextel and giving location, crew, risk matrix score and ETA, etc.

  • Under the direction of flight crew, assists with completing patient assessment; i.e., obtaining vital signs or checking pulses.

  • Under the direction of the FN, assists with getting patient ready for transport by setting up and placing patient on appropriate monitoring equipment.

  • Safely loads and unloads patient and equipment into ambulance.

  • Clean up and restocking after transport.

  • The flight crew may delegate emergency procedures and medications to CCT EMT that are within their scope of practice.

Preferred:

  • One year prior EMT experience in Denver Metro area is strongly preferred.

EEO Statement

EOE including Veterans and Disabled


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