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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Provide basic life support treatment of patients
- Provide CPR, give oxygen, administer glucose; all with in the EMT scope of practice
- Safely operate and maintain an emergency vehicle while in compliance with all laws pertaining to the operation of an emergency vehicle while transporting patients
- Render competent patient care in both pre-hospital and inter-facility setting
- Thorough knowledge of EMS procedures and ability to integrate knowledge and performance into practical situations
- Work as part of a team
- Accurately and completely document information required in EMS charts, including PCRs, daily vehicle inspections, and daily inventory checks
- Interact professionally with other health care personnel
- Interact professionally with disabled, disadvantaged, sick and injured persons
- Assists other EMS providers with EMS care
- Give report verbally or in writing to higher healthcare facilities
- Clean the equipment, check and replace the used and damaged supplies
- Compliance with all company and local agency policies, procedures, and applicable protocols for emergency treatment and transportation
- Attend refresher programs and continuing education required by medical director
- Maintain a clean appearance, demonstrating courteous, professional and ethical behavior
- Self-confidence, emotional stability, good judgment, tolerance for high stress
- Ability to deal with adverse situations
- Possess good verbal communication skills
- Physically strenuous and can be emotionally stressful, sometimes involving life-or-death situations.
- May be exposed to infectious diseases, hazardous chemicals, and other dangerous substances. May encounter environmental extremes, violent individuals, and numerous other hazards.
- Work in varied weather conditions.
- At times will have long, unpredictable hours
- Physically strenuous and can be emotionally stressful, sometimes involving life-or-death situations
- Bending, sitting, kneeling, moving and lifting patients and equipment
- Must be able to drive/ride in ambulance for long periods of times without issue
- Must possess physical agility necessary to lift and move patients safely
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
- Rotating shifts
- Full and Part time positions
- Overnights and weekends
- At times, the EMT will travel from one station to another to help with coverage.
- Position requires traveling by either driving an ambulance or caring for a patient in an ambulance.
Additional Eligibility Requirements
- Must pass company provided PCP physical capacity profile exam (post offer, pre- employment) & Drug Screen
- Meet company policy MVR criteria
- Must successfully complete company sponsored EVOC
Required Education and Experience
- High School Diploma or GED
- Basic Life Support
- CPR & First Aid Certified
- Current state EMT Certification
- Current state driver’s license
Preferred Education and Experience
- National Registry EMT Certification
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Midwest Medical Transport
Midwest Medical Transport Company is Nebraska’s largest private ambulance service. We provide quality, reliable transportation services throughout the region. We currently operate in six different states across the Midwest. Our growing fleet of state of the art ambulances, medical helicopters and para-transit wheelchair vans are ready at a moment’s notice. Midwest Medical Transport Company has made a commitment to the people of the Midwest to provide the highest level of professional medical transportation. We know you have a choice when calling for transportation, and we want your choice to be Midwest Medical Transport Company.