Department: EMS Field Operations FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Summary: This position reports to the County Manager. EMS Drivers are accountable for responding to all assigned calls in the most appropriate and efficient manner, providing the highest standards of patient care while providing a safe and hazard-free environment. The EMS Driver works with a Paramedic on an ALS ambulance or on a BLS unit with an EMT and contributes to overall patient care. Including but not limited to the areas of triage, packaging, assessment, documentation and transport.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Prompt and regular attendance at work.
Assists with quality patient care utilizing thorough knowledge of protocols
Must maintain neat and professional appearance at all times in accordance with Policy and Procedure Handbook (PPH).
Maintain the ambulance and equipment in a clean, organized and response ready mode.
Maintain thorough knowledge of the ambulance and equipment, its function and use and reporting defective equipment and supplies to the manager as required.
Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with other individuals within the community and EMS system.
Responsible for adhering to all policies and procedures provided in the Policy and Procedure Handbook (PPH) and Code of Conduct.
Responsible with complying with all local, state and federal laws (i.e. HIPAA and OSHA).
Responsible for maintaining current state and NREMT certifications.
Must attend all Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses in a timely manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be at least 18 years of age
Current Mississippi EMS driver's license
Current CPR Certification
The employee is regularly required to use hands to feel or handle; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is required to frequently stand and walk. The employee is required to sit, climb and balance; step, stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must be able to frequently lift and/or carry a minimum of 140 pounds up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The employee works outdoors and indoors with occasional exposure to hazardous conditions and/or exposure to blood/body fluids. Respirator usage is required, and the employee may be exposed to fumes/odors, can work extended periods of time, and endure temperature variations. The employee will work with others, have face-to-face contact with others, be exposed to noise, and operates mechanical and electrical equipment. The employee is assigned shift work and performs duties frequently related to a mobile environment while being in confined areas at times.
PatientCare Logistics Solutions is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, veteran status, religion, sex, or national origin. Click here to review the complete job description
PatientCare EMS is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.PI149836292