EMT

Catholic Health Initiatives Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 1 week ago

Job Details

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

Job Summary

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

Essential Duties

  • 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.

Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.

  • Graduate of an accredited AEMT program required.

Experience:

  • One year experience preferred but not required.

License/Certification:

  • 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

  • EVOC preferred

  • Current valid State driver's license with 'F' endorsement

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