Non Emergency Ambulance Transport (NEAT) EMT - Sanford Ambulance - Full Time
Company: Sanford Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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Facility: Fa Sanford Ambulance
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 2215 18th St S, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36. 00
Starting Rate: $15.71 (Depending On Experience)
Union Position: Yes
The primary mission of EMTs hired into the Non-Emergency Ambulance
Transport department will be to perform non-emergency,
interfacility transports between health care facilities within the
Emergency Medical Technicians possess the basic knowledge and
skills necessary to stabilize and safely transport
patients/residents ranging from non-emergency and routine medical
transports to life threatening emergencies. Emergency Medical
Technicians (EMT) perform interventions with the basic equipment
typically found on an ambulance. In an Ambulance setting, the EMT
will drive mobile intensive care unit to a specified location,
following instructions from emergency medical dispatcher. Respond
to emergency calls, administer first aid treatment or life support
care to sick or injured persons in pre-hospital settings. Obtain
the patients'/residents' medical history and vital statistics. Help
assess the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and
prioritize the patients/residents for emergency needs and treatment
procedures during transportation.
Utilize necessary medical equipment to treat the patient/resident
and ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness. Communicate
with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to provide
information about the situation, to arrange transfer of
patients/residents, report patient/resident information to medical
staff in a timely and accurate manner, or to receive instructions
for further treatment.
Ensure the ambulance is clean and washed and kept in a neat orderly
condition. After each call, restock and replace used linens,
blankets and other supplies, cleans all equipment following
appropriate disinfecting procedures, checks of all equipment so
that the ambulance is ready for the next run and maintains
ambulance in efficient operating condition.
Physical activities include, but not limited to, considerable use
of arms and legs and moving of whole body, such as climbing,
lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling materials.
Successfully complete at state approved Emergency Medical
Technician (EMT) course that meets or exceeds the National
Emergency Services Education Standards. Attend continuing education
and training classes to maintain current certifications and/or
licensure. Keep abreast of new developments in the field, or
maintain existing knowledge.
In a Hospital based setting, EMTs under the direct supervision of a
Registered Nurse (RN) will assist in performing patient/resident
care services and support activities of the patient/resident care
unit. Demonstrate an understanding of the Emergency Department
throughout flow and anticipate workflow. Multi-skilled in order to
provide expanded bedside services. Knowledge of and utilize
appropriate age-related patient/resident care protocols relating to
the physical and psychological needs of all ages of
patients/residents. Interact with patients/residents to build
rapport or provide emotional support. Ability to work with growth
and development needs of a diverse population. Observe, record, and
report to physician the patient's/resident's vital signs, measures
input and output; collects non-invasive specimens; performs simple
diagnostic tests and obtains urine specimens and records all data
collected in the medical record. Responsible for preparing
equipment during basic examinations, diagnostic procedures, and
treatments using aseptic techniques.
Knowledge of medical terminology and medical equipment/supplies and
helps maintain equipment, orders supplies, and cleans and restocks
the treatment areas. Ability to safely assist with the transfer of
patients/residents to and from procedural areas including but not
limited to Radiology and other areas. Ability to communicate
directly with physicians, nursing staff, patients/residents, and
patient/resident families and is responsible to report changes in
the patient's/resident's condition. Knowledge and be able to
perform high quality basic life support (BLS) and be able to apply
and use a LUCAS device. Prepare and position stable
patients/residents during transport.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of an
accredited Training Program required for licensing.
Must have a thorough knowledge of emergency medical technician
(EMT) principles, practices and techniques, knowledge of how
various equipment such as a monitor or defibrillator work and how
to troubleshoot problems that may arise.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required and depending
upon location, national registry status as an Emergency Medical
Technician (EMT) level may be required.
Depending on state requirements, individuals may need to have a
state license. National Incident Management System (NIMS) ICS100,
200, and 700 completed, and continuing education hours as mandated
Additional training, provided workshops, or staff meetings attended
as per policy.
Must possess a valid Driver's License and have a good driving
record. Must be 18 years or older, approval needed for those under
21 to drive. May not be required for those in a Hospital setting.
All driving policies, driving assignments, and insurance
verification, etc. is all determined by the department leader and
needs within the department and staffing.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying
full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a
variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance,
vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan,
work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review
your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an
individual with a disability and would like to request an
accommodation for help with your online application, please call
1-877-673-0854 or send an email to email@example.com .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer
will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening
as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Emergency Medical Services
Req Number: R-77202
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