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EMT/AMET- Cassia

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Burley
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

**Job Description:**This position is responsible for providing both basic and advanced life support to patients in an efficient, knowledgeable and cost effective manner, which is accurately documented and properly coordinated with other health care personnel.**Job Description**Performs primary assessment on each patient attended in the field, demonstrates the ability to recognize impaired airway, breathing,circulation, and takes appropriate action to resolve problems Performs secondary assessment head to toe and is able to accurately evaluateinjuries in a timely manner and responds appropriately. Understands the principles of immobilization and uses equipment properly. Operatesthe heart monitor and the defibrillator appropriately.Replaces supplies when needed, after each call or during shift. Checks functioning and safety of all equipment. Uses supplies efficiently. Inaddition, makes appropriate charges to patients for supplies and equipment when used. Cleans front and back of ambulance after each calland before ending shift.Completes computer E.M.S. reports correctly and in a timely manner. Responsible to log all ambulance calls in logbook and file appropriately.PerDiem positions available.**Minimum Qualifications**+ Currently certified to practice as **an EMT in the State of Idaho.**+ Current BLS Certification - Health Care Provider.+ Current valid Idaho drivers license in good standing.+ Must be able to communicate effectively including: Read color coded labels and chemicals and ability to follow written and verbal directions.+ Able to transfer and position patients independently and safely.+ May require exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation, and other conditions+ Able to work irregular hours under high stress conditions.**Physical Requirements:****Physical Requirements:**Cassia only+ Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.+ Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.+ Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.+ Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.+ Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).+ May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.+ Must be able to perform duties in an indoor or outdoor environment.**Location:**Cassia Hospital**Work City:**Burley**Work State:**Idaho**Scheduled Weekly Hours:**40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$17.50 - $22.75For a description of Intermountain's employment benefits, clickHERE. (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits)Equal Opportunity EmployerIntermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Ogden , EMT/AMET- Cassia, Other , Burley, Utah

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