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Emergency Medical Technician/1A

College Medical Center Long Beach, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Job Description

College Coastal Care, LLC.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Emergency Medical Technician / 1A

SUMMARY:

Provide basic emergency medical care and transportation under the guidelines of County protocols

and College Coastal Care, LLC standards of care for basic pre-hospital care, utilizing the receiving

hospital when necessary. Maintain equipment and vehicles used in providing service.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Maintain high quality patient care by assuming responsibilities for medical care of the

patient and carrying out established policies and procedures.

• Respond to request for emergency/non-emergency medical care in a timely manner

through quick out of chute times, accurate route selection, and safe driving technique.

• Recognize and treat any medical situation with appropriate techniques, equipment and

knowledge of State of California and County Protocols.

• Utilize medical equipment and procedures including oxygen and suction devices, CPR,

and other procedures as required.

• Prepare and submit pre-hospital patient care reports to College Coastal Care, LLC

standards, supply inventory forms, and other forms as required.

• Gather patient billing information and appropriate billing signatures.

• Assure that emergency vehicle is completely stocked and in good running order

throughout the shift, stocking medical equipment as needed.

• Conduct him/herself in a professional manner at all times while interacting with the patient,

public, other EMS, Fire or Law enforcement personnel.

• Advise the Duty Supervisor promptly of any operational problems.

• Maintain the cleanliness of vehicle and station.

• Consistently meet or exceed current criteria for continuing education.

• Respond promptly to post relocation as required by the Communications Center.

• Maintain open communication with other EMS agencies, contract facilities, members of the

public, etc.

• Respond to hazardous material situations and perform as directed by the HazMat team

leader and/or incident leader.

• Responsible for adhering to all company policies and procedures.

• Perform other duties as required.

2776 Pacific Ave. Long Beach Ca 90608 Telephone: 562.997.2020 Fax: 562.997.2026

College Coastal Care, LLC.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or GED. Current State of California EMT-1A Certification. Must be at least 18

years of age. California Driver’s License, California Ambulance Driver’s License, demonstration of

an acceptable driving record required. CPR Certification. Current Medical Examiners Report and

current Medical Examiners Certificate. Effective oral and written communication skills. Effective

interpersonal skills.

STRESS FACTORS:

Occasionally: Boredom, MCIs, life and death situations.

Frequently: Repetitive tasks, high pressure, hazards, fatigue, intense tasks, high call volume

Constantly: Patient Care

PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS:

Occasionally: Climbing, kneeling, running distance.

Frequently: Walking inside and outside, lifting no greater than 100 pounds, pushing, pulling,

reaching, balancing, carrying, stooping, bending, leaning, sitting, driving ambulance.

Constantly: Hearing/listening, clear speech, touching, smelling, upper and lower body flexibility,

seeing, multiple physical activities at the same time.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Occasionally: Confined areas, pressurized equipment, high places, toxic conditions, other

hazardous conditions.

Frequently: Extended day, inside, outside, temperature changes, wet and/or humid, noise,

mechanical equipment, fumes/odors/mists, gases, human excrement, blood, mucous, tissue.

Constantly: Works with and around others, face-to-face and verbal contact with others, shift work,

noise.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Occasionally: Simple math skills.

Frequently: Complex writing, clerical, analyzing, perception/computation, problem solving.

Constantly: Simple and complex reading, simple writing, memorization, judgment, reasoning,

decision making.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Occasionally: Suction equipment, telephone, television, motor, kitchen appliances, hose, vacuum

cleaner, cleaning equipment and supplies, copy machine, computer/typewriter.

College Medical Center

Thank you for choosing College Medical Center for your healthcare needs. We are committed to providing you with the best experience possible and do greatly appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you and your loved ones. The moment you walk through our doors, whether it's for a same day out-patient procedure or for an in-patient stay, we are here to take care of you and keep you and your family well informed about our facility and services. We take great pride in service excellence and we strive to provide care in keeping with the mission statement: "To Heal with Compassion and Perform with Distinction" For acute inpatient services we provide Medical, Surgical, and Critical Care. We also provide clinic services at the Family Clinic, which is located across the street from the hospital. College Medical Center also provides Behavioral Health services for inpatients as well as a Partial Hospitalization Program. We are very proud that College Medical Center is now focused on serving the needs of the residents of Long Beach and surrounding communities. www.collegehospitals.com

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Long Beach, CA
USA

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