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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

America West is currently seeking an Emergency Medical Technician. The successful applicant will function as an EMT and be an active part of a team that responds to requests for service and participates in delivering high-quality patient care and customer service. This EMT must be highly motivated and compassionate in providing a high level of patient care while ensuring the patient’s safety and well-being.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides patient care under stressful and non-stressful situations
  • Communicates proficiently and effectively with hospital staff and co-workers
  • Emergency scene management under stressful and non-stressful situations
  • Responsible for cleaning and operating ambulance equipment
  • Responsible for providing basic life support duties independently, as well as follow the direction of a higher qualified clinician
  • Presents themselves in a professional, courteous, and punctual way
  • Responsible for other related duties deemed necessary to meet the needs of the company
  • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • State of California Emergency Medical Technician certification
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS/CPR) certification
  • CPR card must be AHA (American Heart Association)
  • California Driver’s License
  • California Ambulance Driver’s Certification
  • California Medical Examiner’s Card
  • Driving record in compliance with AMA safety and driving record
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Walk – frequently, up to 10 hours per day
  • Run – infrequently, 1-2 minutes per day
  • Stand – frequently, up to 10 hours per day
  • Sit – frequently, up to 8 hours per day
  • Kneel – frequently, 10-15 times per day
  • Bend – frequently, 10-15 times per day
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, carry 250 lbs infrequently (1-3 times per shift)
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, carry 150 lbs frequently (5-10 times per shift)
  • Must have the ability to step up and/or climb over obstacles
  • Must be able to climb stairs while carrying up to 150 lbs
  • Must have adequate hearing acuity to perform job tasks (as delineated in California DMV DL51 medical examination requirements)
  • Must have adequate vision (with corrective lenses if needed) to clearly distinguish colors, shapes, distances, etc. (as delineated in California DMV DL51 medical examination requirements)
  • Must have adequate hand and finger dexterity to grip and hold both large and small items
  • Must have adequate hand and arm strength to grip and lift heavy objects
  • Must be able to tolerate work in an outdoor environment (heat, cold, rain, etc.)

We offer a fun and dynamic workforce with competitive pay and additional incentives such as bonus structures.

We offer competitive benefits:

  • Health Benefits
  • Sick pay
  • 401K
  • And quarterly company events
Job Category: Technician
Job Type: Full Time

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