EMT Basic, OPT, Ambulance - EMS, INTEGRIS Grove Hospital, Grove, OK


EMT Basic
Job Code: 3959
Position Summary:
The Emergency Medical Technician manages assessment, treatment and transport of patient in the ambulance, triage area, and/or the Emergency Department and hospital. The Emergency Medical Technician will utilize knowledge and skills up to the employees. Current level of licensure as licensed by the State of Oklahoma and approved by the Medical Director of IBRHC EMS. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.
INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Essential Functions:
The Emergency Medical Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Responds promptly to requests for non-emergency and emergency calls as directed by the dispatcher in a timely and safe manner
Provides patient care up to current level of licensure according to guidelines set forth by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Emergency Medical Services Division and department protocols
Consults with Medical Control as dictated by policy / procedure and /or protocols for guidance in providing patient care and scene control
Operates the ambulance in a safe and efficient manner maximizing the safety and comfort of the occupants of the vehicle
Maintains a good working relationship with fellow employees, community emergency service providers, hospital staff, physicians and other allied health professionals
Attends continuing education classes and EMS refresher courses as required by the State of Oklahoma to assure license renewal
Accountability:
Reports to Supervisor
Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):
Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the time
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Very Heavy (Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Seeing: Yes
Hearing: Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes
This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.
Environmental Conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to patients that may have infectious or contagious diseases and / or be exposed to body fluids, wastes, odorous specimens and patients who present under a wide variety of conditions and circumstances. In addition the employee may be exposed to various weather and traffic conditions as well as chemicals, radiation hazards, flammable explosive gases and a variety of mechanical and electrical power equipment.
All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.
Qualifications:
Minimum age requirement of 23
Must be able to pass a MVR (Motor Vehicle Records Check)
High School diploma or equivalent
Current Oklahoma Emergency Medical Technician license and yearly thereafter (Oklahoma State Department of Health)
Current CPR certification and yearly thereafter
Current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians license and yearly thereafter
Emergency Vehicle Driver Training within 6 months of hire and yearly thereafter
Must be able to communicate effectively in English (Verbal/Written)


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