Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
- August 8, 2013
- September 18, 2013
- Job Type
- Mount Nittany Health
- Emergency Medical Services
- Mount Nittany Medical Center
- Wage Payroll
High school graduate or equivalent. Completes an accredited Department of Health national standard curriculum for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification. Two years (post high school) field experience as an EMT in an actively operating ambulance service is preferred. Ability to work well as a team member as well as work independently without supervision. Knowledge of current Pennsylvania Department of Health Statewide Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support protocols. Ability to work in low light and confined space conditions. Ability to communicate verbally via telephone and radio equipment. Ability to use good judgment and remain calm in high-stress situations. Ability to be unaffected by loud noises and flashing lights. Ability to operate an ambulance and paramedic intercept vehicle in the emergency mode, in a safe manner. Ability to function efficiently throughout an entire work shift without interruption. Ability to accurately complete drug calculations. Ability to read, speak and write in English. Ability to use a computer for completion of Patient Care Reports. Ability to read and follow road maps; and ability to use a Global Positioning System (GPS) mapping system. Ability to effectively deal with emotional and medical needs of patients. Current, valid certification by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as an Emergency Medical Technician. Trained and certified to the Hazardous Material First Responder Operations level. Must obtain within one year after hire and renew annually. Successful completion of an approved Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC). Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license. Board Certification by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) is preferred. Meets the American Heart Association’s standards for Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) and renews BLS every two years.
Wage Payroll employment offers a flexible schedule based upon your availability and our patient care / dept needs. Wage payroll is a schedule of work which is typically less than 16 hrs/wk or works irregularly ("as needed") basis.
Days & Nights; 12 hr shifts; on-call assignment
Weekends and Holidays
INTERNAL CANDIDATES: Anyone interested in the above position must submit a bid to JOBBID@MOUNTNITTANY.ORG, no later than 12:00 Noon, on the closing date. Please include your ** Name ** Phone Number ** Current Position & Department ** Transfer date if within the last year ** Active Disciplinary Actions ** PCN # of position applying for and ** State how you meet the qualifications for this position. Please call Human Resources: 814.234.6143 with any questions.
Job Expired 9/18/2013