The EMT utilizes necessary medical equipment to treat the patient and ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness. Responds to an emergency call, assesses the situation, obtains a basic medical history and physical examination of the patient, and provides emergency care at the scene and during transit to the hospital. Being an EMT requires a high school diploma, registration with the EMT National Registry, licensure by state EMS Authority. Communicates with the medical care facility receiving the patient about the patient’s condition, status, and arrival time. In addition, EMT typically reports to a manager. EMT’s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position’s specialty is the main requirement.
EMT Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a EMT to join our team.
- Communicates proficiently and effectively with hospital staff and co-workers;
- Responsible for other related duties deemed necessary to meet the needs of the Company;
- Presents themselves in a professional, courteous and punctual way;
- Responsible for providing basic life support duties independently, as well as follow the direction of a higher qualified clinician;
- Certification -Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association;
- Provides patient care under stressful and non-stressful situations;
- Emergency scene management under stressful and non-stressful situations;
- License ;
- Responsible for cleaning and operating ambulance equipment.
- Florida Emergency Medical Technician Certification (EMT-B);
- CPR card that meets AHA or American Red Cross standards with hands on Adult, Child, Infant, and AED training;
- Valid Florida Driver’s License;
- Ability to handle stress;
- Ability to listen and comprehend spoken/written word;
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening;
- Must have adequate hearing acuity to perform job tasks (as delineated in California DMV DL51 medical examination requirements);
- Must portray a positive Company image and attitude to personnel;
- Ambulance Drivers License;
- DL 51 (Medical Examiners Certificate);
- Must be able to climb stairs while carrying up to 150 Lbs;
- Must have adequate hand and arm strength to grip and lift heavy objects;
- Must have ability to step up and/or climb over obstacles;
- Stand – frequently, up to 10 hours per day;
- Must be able to lift, push, pull, carry 150 Lbs. frequently (5-10 times per shift).