Must demonstrate competency handling emergencies utilizing all Basic and Advanced Life Support equipment and skills in accordance with all behavioral objectives in the DOT/EMT Basic and EMT-Paramedic curriculums, to include ACLS & PALS protocols (cardiac pacing, cardioversion, and defibrillation), trauma protocols (needle decompression, needle and surgical cricothyrotomy), endotracheal intubation, intravenous access, basic and advanced drug administration as dictated by policy and protocols. The EMT Paramedic will report to the assigned station and remain on-duty with the rescue unit for the duration of the shift. The EMT Paramedic will be expected to remain on-duty until their replacement arrives as to maintain continuous staffing.
Education / Certifications:
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Must possess a current Utah Driver's License and EMT-Paramedic Certification in the State of Utah, must obtain and maintain ACLS and PALS certifications. Must complete required departmental competencies and meet any other departmental specific requirements including EVO Training.
Ability to communicate verbally; via telephone and radio equipment; ability to lift, carry and balance up to 125 pounds (250 with assistance); ability to interpret written and oral instructions; ability to use good judgment and remain calm in high-stress situations; ability to work effectively in an environment with loud noises and flashing lights; ability to function efficiently throughout an entire work shift; ability to calculate weight and volume ratios and read small print, under life-threatening time constraints; ability to read and understand English language manuals and road maps; accurately discern street signs and address numbers; ability to interview patient, family members and bystanders; ability to document, in writing, all relevant information in prescribed format in light of legal ramifications of such; and ability to converse in English with co-workers and hospital staff as to status of patient. Good manual dexterity, with ability to perform all task related to highest quality patient care. Ability to bend, stoop and crawl on uneven terrain; and the ability to withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold and moisture. Ability to work in low light, confined spaces and other dangerous environments.
UT-Tooele (Salt Lake City region)
Mountain West Medical Center
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Community Health Systems - 18 months ago