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EMT Basic/Intermediate/Paramedic

Gila Regional Medical Center

Gila Regional Medical Center

Silver City, New Mexico, US.

FULL TIME

Category

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Published on 2022-03-04 23:40

General Description:

Under supervision of the EMS Director, or under direction of the Department Medical Director, or one of his physician delegates (ER Physicians), the EMT- Basic provides Basic Life Support transport and patient care of the sick and injured. The EMT Basic will respond to calls for service that will include emergency calls and transfers as dispatched. S/he teaches courses and performs various technical and routine duties within the “NM EMS Scope of Practice” utilizing knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, and protocols. S/he is flexible with work schedules and available for call. The EMT – Basic will also perform daily station duties and operations in a non-supervised and supervised setting. The EMT-Basic will check and maintain EMS equipment including ambulances assuring they are clean and always in a ready mode. All EMS staff will be subject to regular drivers license checks as per HR policy to maintain ability to drive ambulances. EMT-Basics are subject to maintain their own EMS Licenses and certifications that are required by GRMC, NREMT and the NMEMS Bureau.

Essential Functions:

Responds to emergency calls and transfers as needed

Providing Basic Life Support & Transport of the sick and injured

Supplies & washes ambulances as needed or directed

Cleans bays and station as per operations policy

Completes Run Reports and billing in a timely manner as per department policy

Tests & checks all equipment assuring all equipment is in a ready mode

Maintains EMS License and certifications

Attends regular EMS training that is mandated

Attends department meetings regularly

Drives safely and defensibly

Assures safety is held to the highest standard in all elements of EMS

EMT Basic Education & Training Requirements:

High School Diploma Required

Current license as an New Mexico EMT-Basic

Current Basic Life Support (AHA)

Valid New Mexico Drivers License at class “D” or above

Must meet insurance requirement to drive hospital vehicles*

*An exception to this requirement can be approved by Administration based on the operational needs of the area served

Must be able to pass a DOT physical

Vehicle Extrication Preferred

Must complete all EMS department training and orientation requirements within the initial employment period

Bilingual in Spanish beneficial

EMT Intermediate Education & Training Requirements:

Minimum High School Diploma or GED preferred

Current license as an New Mexico EMT-Intermediate

Current Basic Life Support (AHA)

Valid New Mexico Drivers License at class “D” or above

*Must meet insurance requirement to drive hospital vehicles*

*An exception to this requirement can be approved by Administration based on the operational needs of the area served

Must be able to pass a DOT physical

Must complete all EMS department training and orientation requirements within the initial employment period

Bilingual in Spanish beneficial

EMT Paramedic Education & Training Requirements:

Current Nationally Registered Paramedic

Current license as an New Mexico EMT-Paramedic

Current Basic Life Support (AHA)

Current PALS Certification

Current ACLS Certification

Valid New Mexico Drivers License at class “D” or above

EVOC completed within 6 months of hire.

Must meet insurance requirement to drive hospital vehicles

Must be able to pass a DOT physical

Must complete all EMS department training and orientation requirements within the initial employment period

Note: Job description available upon request.

**All required documents must be presented at time of hire.**

EXTERNAL APPLICANT: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

GRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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