Emergency Medical Technician
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: August 3, 2022
This position provides basic life support procedures from the time
of arrival to a patient until patient care is relinquished to
someone who holds a higher licensure and will continue medical
care. The Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) must have
knowledge of assessment and the skills to manage a wide variety of
life-threatening illnesses or injuries. Provides continuing care
during transfers between hospitals and routine care during
(25%)* Performs patient assessment and physical exam on all
patients to provide Emergency Room physician with a clear, concise
picture of the patient's condition.
(25%)* Assists in the management of co-responders to the scene of
accidents, fire or medical emergencies.
(25%)* Arranges and performs timely and efficient transportation to
the appropriate facility for continued patient care. Monitors
(25%)* Initiates emergency management to rectify or stabilize any
anomaly found in the patient's physiological or psychological
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs non-invasive monitoring and management techniques
including vital signs and IPS.
Determines blood sugar levels and oxygenation adequacy.
Supports the management plan for invasive management of medical,
obstetrical or trauma emergencies in both adult and pediatric
Such techniques include airway management.
Assures that ambulances, medical equipment and supplies are fully
functional and in sufficient quantity to meet any emergency the EMT
Exercises a strong public awareness and education program to ensure
that hospital staff and physicians, as well as the general public,
perceive the service and the institution in a positive manner and
continue to support both an aggressive and progressive service to
Compiles a written report of each call so that copies may be
distributed to appropriate departments for billing to third-party
Reports via radio the patient's condition to the receiving
institution while in route and follows with a more detailed report
on arrival at the institution.
Maintains EMS stations as clean and attractive living quarters.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
High School Diploma or GED required.
EMT-B Licensure in the State of Michigan required.
Basic life support within 30 days of hire or transfer to this
Excellent driving skills for emergency vehicles
Driving record must be meet or exceed the facility's current
Ability to work independently to produce desired results.
Geographical skills needed to access emergency locations.
Knowledge, training and licensure to meet State of Michigan
requirements, Employer fleet insurance requirements and any other
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public
contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death. Able to wear personal
protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate
substitute if required for your position. Is able to move freely
about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able
to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job
description. Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or
without assisted device(s). Frequently required to sit/stand/walk
for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes
such as stooping, kneeling or crouching. Some exposure to
bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious material.
Must follow MyMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as
required. Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others
and work independently. Overall dexterity is required including
handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require
repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis.
Physical Demand Level: Very Heavy. Must be able to occasionally
(0-33% of the workday) lift or carry over 100 lbs., frequently
(34-66% of the workday) over 50 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of
Arm/Leg controls and constantly (67-100% of the workday) over 20
Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Emergency Medical Technician, Professions , Midland, Michigan
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