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This job communicates effectively with co-workers, patients, family, and visitors. Provides a safe work environment for the patient and performs all functions as stated via written protocol, as approved by the Medical Director
Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
Current registration with the National and Louisiana Registry of EMT's as an EMT/B
Current class D license by the Louisiana DHH/EMS
Valid license and registration (must be current and valid at all times)
Current Defensive Driving Certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
Good interpersonal skills.
Conducts a systematic clinical assessment upon arrival at scene or referring hospital, or upon admission to the Emergency Department.
Incorporates patient and family in the nursing process by effectively communication the plan of care.
Initiates treatment per department treatment protocols and only care in line with their level of National Registry certification.
Transports the patient to the medical facility of the patient's choice or to the nearest appropriate medical facility when medical conditions warrant.
Always uses aseptic techniques during patient treatment/procedures, especially during invasive procedures and when starting an I.V. or inserting an E.O.A.
Takes steps to correct errors in co-worker's delivery of patient care through direct action and communication to ensure patient safety and well-being.
Supervision of others (i.e. police officers, fire personnel, bystanders, other EMT's, observers, physicians, nurses, and co-workers) at the scene or in the ambulance reflects sound decision making process.
Consistently provides and documents daily duties, patient care provided and hospital charges.
Follows job safety requirements. Reports accidents or incidents within 24 hours of occurrence to immediate supervisor.
Maintains annual regulatory/clinical requirements and documentation per policy (i.e. annual in-service, CPR, TB testing etc.)
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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