Minimum Requirements and Essential Job Duties

Field Staff: EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate/Advanced or EMT-Paramedic

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Be at least Twenty-One (21) years of age

Have a valid driver’s license to operate a vehicle in the State of Oklahoma

Have a driving record that indicates a history of safe and responsible driving

Hold and maintain a valid Oklahoma State EMS License of the level that you are applying for

Hold valid American Heart Association certification card(s) applicable to the level you are applying for

Be approved to work for a company that accepts federal funding such as, Medicare reimbursement, proven by your name and if needed, your Social Security number being absent from the Office of Inspector General’s medical exclusion list

Have a background that shows a history of behavior does not conflict with this company’s mission statement through a Creek County Ambulance approved background check

Be free and clear of pharmaceuticals that could compromise patient care, proven through a urine drug screen at a Creek County Ambulance approved site

Meet the minimum requirements of a Department of Transportation physical examination, proven through a Creek County Ambulance approved site

Meet the minimum physical fitness requirements proven through a Human Performance Evaluation at a Creek County Ambulance approved site.

Posses or obtain the following, prior to employment:
NIMS IS 100, 200, 700 and 800

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Possess and apply knowledge and skills necessary to preform the duties of an EMS caregiver at the license level held, with or without reasonable accomidation(s). To include, but not limited to:

Operate any Creek County Ambulance vehicle safely, calmly, and efficiently with due regard, 100% of the time

Respond immediately to ALL CALLS throughout a scheduled shift, and to work past the end of shift to complete a call and or required documentation as required

Clean, stock and organize emergency vehicles and patient care equipment to maintain a ready condition before and after each response

Inspect emergency vehicles and patient care equipment for safety concerns
and immediately report any concerns to a supervisor, manager or administrator

Communicate with patients, patient’s families, bystanders, medical professionals, and other agencies in a compassionate, professional and effective manner. There will be times when your communication skills will need to be utilized while preforming other tasks.

Assess the nature and extent of injury or illness to prioritize and administer treatment as indicated by Creek County Ambulance protocols on every patient encounter

Complete patient care reports, incident reports and all other documentation in a competent and timely fashion

Protect the privacy of patient information in accordance with federal and state laws and company policies

Maintain a clean ambulance station, living area, kitchen, restrooms, showers and sleeping quarters

Assure that all personal certifications and licenses are maintained

Attend all mandatory meetings and training

Perform all other legal duties as directed by a supervisor, manager or administrator

Adhere to all applicable policies and procedures concerning safety and the prevention of contamination and infection due to bloodborn pathogens

Handle a significant number of stressful situations, and be able to function clearly and calmly while maintaining patient care

Utilize proper techniques while performing physical activities

Perform under possible hazardous and or dangerous conditions such as in the back of a moving ambulance, scenes of motor vehicle collisions, and the risk of contamination by various viruses, bacteria, or other communicable diseases and bloodborne pathogens.

Perform physical activities multiple times with varying durationswhile carrying or holding weight in excess of fifty pounds (50 Lbs). Physical activities include but are not limited to: sitting, lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, climbing, reaching, pushing, handling, grasping, and or balancing. All physical activities may need to be performed individully, simultaneouslyor in any combination thereof.

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