Emergency Medical Technician
Provides basic life support and operates vehicles in accordance with the Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Services Act 37 and consistent with related rules, regulations and regional protocols. $5,000 Recruitment Loan; 24 month commitment.
EMT will examine and evaluate patients to determine necessary care. Provide patients with emergency care by utilizing appropriate techniques and equipment. Provide basic life support and gather patient data. Document patient information, condition, and treatment. Maintain patient confidentiality and perform all care with respect for patient rights. Transport patients in accordance with outined policies and procedures. Maintain a safe, clean, and well-stocked environment for patients. Operate and drive ambulance in conjunction with applicable safety policies and laws. Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Certified Emergency Medical Technician - National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)
SkillsPreceptor Skills; Communication Skills; Team Player
Our Purpose & Values
Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.
KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.
EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.
LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.
INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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