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EMT 911 (Part Time)

Location
Los Angeles, California
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Aug 2022
Falck is a is a global emergency medical services provider originating from Denmark that services 4 states in the US including: California, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado. Falck has been operating in the US since 2010 and is one of the largest private providers of emergency medical services in the country today. Our BLS and ALS services impact not only the lives of our patients, but their families and communities.

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of the EMT is to respond to emergency and non-emergency requests, provides basic life support (BLS) as needed, and transports sick or injured persons to the appropriate medical facility.

What We Offer:
  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off
Responsibilities:

The EMT may be assigned one or more duties. These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Presents himself/herself in a professional manner and displays a good public image for the employee and Falck USA in accordance with company policy.
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of Falck USA, including the operations Standard Operating Procedures and Medical Protocols.
  • Participates and completes all daily assignments proficiently, punctually and in accordance with the directives of the Operations Supervisor, General Manager and other management team members.
  • Completes appropriate documentation in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Provides an environment and equipment conducive to safety for patients, family members, visitors, and employees, and in compliance with set precautions and approved standards. Assesses risks to patient safety.
  • Operates the emergency vehicle in a safe manner at all times.
  • Maintains vehicles and stations in a clean and presentable manner at all times. The employee shall strive to exceed Falck USA expectations for cleanliness of the vehicles and stations.
  • Responds to instructions from dispatcher and drives specially equipped emergency vehicles to specified locations.
  • Develops and strives to achieve personal and professional goals established by the employee. Utilizes all resources available to achieve personal and professional goals.
  • Maintains communications equipment, medical equipment and supplies in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management
Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual in this position must possess the following qualifications:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Current state EMT certification
  • Current Orange County EMS EMT Accreditation
  • Current American Heart Association CPR for the Healthcare Provider card
  • Current California drivers license.
  • Satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Falck USA Driving Policy.
The following courses are required; however can be completed on-line at the time of application and up until the first week of training. Certificate will be issued at time of completion.
  • Completion of IS-100 b course from EMI or equivalent
  • Completion of IS-200 b course from EMI or equivalent
  • Completion of IS-700 a course from EMI or equivalent
  • Completion of Introduction to Hazardous Materials course
  • Completion of Blood-borne and Airborne Pathogen course
  • Other qualifications specific to the local operation and/or contract.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and medical agencies to provide the highest level of patient care.
  • Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence.
  • Physical ability to perform all tasks required in the performance of typical EMT duties including but not limited to bending/stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting at established weight requirements, climbing, working at heights, etc. (satisfactorily meet company physical assessments/tests).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals, teams, managers, supervisors, and external customers. Excellent ability to communicate and work cohesively across Department lines.
  • Must have the ability to consistently deliver outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Strong organization skills and attentiveness to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance at all times.
Within 3 months of employment, EMT must have:
  • CEVO (Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator) or Falck USA equivalent
  • State required courses (i.e. IV Monitor/Maintenance Course for the EMT-B)
Qualifications for Special Assignment / Fire Station Locations:
  • Graduation from a California State Board of Fire Services or California State Fire Marshall Certified Academy, or equivalent preferred
  • Six months prior EMT experience preferred
  • May not smoke or otherwise use any tobacco product while on-duty
Clinical Requirements:The clinical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Providing Basic Life Support Care and transport while working as a member of an emergency medical team to patients while in adherence to the scope of practice, patient care procedures, protocols and medical direction according to their level of certification/licensure.
  • Determining the nature and extent of illness or injury, magnitude of catastrophe, need for additional assistance, establishing and providing patient care by developing a patient care plan and performing skills within the scope of practice and according to patient care procedures, protocols and medical direction.
  • Monitoring patient conditions and responses to care.
  • Communicating with professional medical personnel interagency and at emergency and non emergency treatment facilities.
  • Obtaining instructions regarding further treatment from qualified personnel, arranging for reception of patients at treatment facilities and assisting with Advanced Life Support Care as directed by individuals with that level of qualification.
  • Completes patient care reports in accordance with documentation standards as required by Falck USA and other regulating agencies.
  • Assists health care facilities and personnel to obtain and record information related to patients vital statistics, circumstances of transport/emergency and the documentation of patient care provided.
  • Acknowledges accountability for all patient care provided.
Physical Requirements:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Frequently: Ability to lift, carry, and balance 120 pounds; ability to exert on a regular basis 75 pounds of force.
  • Constantly: Ability to bend and stoop, ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time, possess hand-eye-foot coordination and color recognition, good manual dexterity, with the ability to perform all tasks related to Emergency Medical Services Duty.
  • All EMTs must also be able to endure the following Human Performance Evaluation as defined:
Task

Description

Lift

120 lbs. vertical lift from floor to 48 inches

120 lbs. vertical lift from floor to 24 inches

40 lbs vertical lift from floor to shoulder height

Lift-Carry

120 lbs. vertical lift from 24 inches to 30 inches and horizontally transfer 2 feet

120 lbs. vertical lift from floor to waist and horizontally transfer 10 feet

40 lbs. vertical lift from floor to waist and horizontally transfer 25 feet

Climb- Carry

Lift 120 lbs from floor to chest and carry up and down 3 steps while facing the steps (up forward, down backward)

Lift 120 lbs from floor to chest and carry up and down 3 steps while facing away from the steps (up backward, down forward)

Lift 120 lbs from floor to chest and carry up and down 3 steps while facing the steps (up forward, down backward)

Lift 120 lbs from floor to chest and carry up and down 3 steps while facing away from the steps (up backward, down forward)

Push-Pull

Horizontally transfer 50 lbs of force on a sled a distance of 25 feet

Horizontally transfer 30 lbs of force on a sled a distance of 100 feet

Static Push-Pull

Generate a push force of 75 lbs at shoulder height

Generate a pull force of 75 lbs at shoulder height

Generate an upward pull force of 60 lbs from a height of 24 inches

Climb

Ascend and Descend a step with a height of 20 inches from the floor

Repetitive Posture

Reach above head

Reach forward and touch a point 30 inches from the chest

Static Posture

Squat to reach a point 0 inches from the floor and maintain the position for 1 minute

Assume a kneeling position and mimic American Heart Association CPR for 5 min then assume standing position independently

Balance 1
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Details

  • Job Reference: 676944098-2
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Care Ambulance of California
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent