Catholic Health Initiatives Chattanooga , TN 37402
Facility: CHI Memorial
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Department: Emergency Medical Service
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: 12 Hour Variable
Important Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen
The Emergency Medical Technician is responsible for delivery of patient care. The EMT-IV provides patient care in the pre-hospital environment under the supervision of the EMS Director and EMS Supervisor
Adheres to State and Departmental protocols.
Practices in accordance with Public Health EMS guidelines and FCC guidelines.
Assesses patient condition and implements proper treatment within scope of EMT-IV training.
Recognizes and identifies critical changes in patient acuity and implements appropriate treatment.
Evaluates patient response to care provided and intervenes appropriately.
Evaluates effectiveness of medication and treatment (i.e., splints, IV infusions, dressing changes, etc.).
Able to efficiently select infant/pediatric/adult emergency equipment needs for the paramedic to use in emergency care.
Evaluates appropriateness of IV type and site in conjunction with the Paramedic when providing emergency care.
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Graduate of an accredited AEMT program required.
Currently licensed in both TN and GA or ability to obtain dual licensure on hire
ITLS / PHTLS Preferred
American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification required
Current valid State driver's license with 'F' endorsement