Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

Job ID: J151496
Company: Allegheny Health Network
Location: Saxonburg,PA,US
Full/Part Time: Part time
Job Type: Rotational (United States of America)
AHN Facility: Allegheny Clinic
Posted Date: September 27, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides emergency medical care to the sick and injured patients in the prehospital and hospital environment; effectively communicates with all persons and departments involved in the administration of emergency medical care. Performs basic and advanced EMS skills which include interventions and administration of medications and vaccines with basic and advanced equipment found on an EMS vehicle or within an AEMT’s scope of practice.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drives response vehicle. (20%)
  • Determines nature and extent of illness or injury; provide advanced life support and transport to the critically ill and injured in the prehospital setting. Advanced life support to include airway/ventilation/oxygenation, cardiovascular circulation, immobilization, medication administration–routes, and IV initiation/maintenance fluids. (50%)
  • Completes required documentation according to regulatory standards. (15%)
  • Maintains equipment and inventory of supplies including BLS and ALS and has accountability for medications on every EMS unit per regulatory standards. (15%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • High school diploma or GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 0-1 year experience in the field of prehospital care.
  • Completion of a formal EMS training program.
  • PA EMT and PA Advanced EMT certification; basic cardiac life support (BCLS), EVOC, Hazmat R/O, and valid PA Driver’s License.
  • Must be familiar with computers working in a Windows networked environment.

Preferred

  • ITLS/PHTLS, ABLS, ASLS.

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BENEFITS

Total Rewards Program

In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, we show our employee appreciation through a comprehensive Total Rewards package, including:

  • Medical and prescription drug, dental and vision coverages for your and your eligible dependents
  • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and disability insurance
  • Employer-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off, including paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Employee discounts
Wellness Resources and Programs
Employees have access to the following wellness programs and resources:
  • Work-life resources, such as employee assistance programs and financial counseling services
  • 24/7 telephone access to health and wellness coaching to achieve personal goals
  • Onsite pharmacy services at major campuses
  • Fitness center access for all employees inclusive of showers, lockers, and group exercise classes at major Highmark campuses, Allegheny General Hospital & West Penn Hospital
  • Access to chronic condition management programs when enrolled in the employer-sponsored medical plan
  • 100% coverage for preventive exams, including flu shots
  • Incentive program that rewards employees
  • Secure bicycle parking at major campuses
  • Healthy food options at onsite cafeterias
  • Employee networks to gather in the name of health
  • Onsite seated massage and stress management classes including yoga, mindfulness and meditation

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