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In Wheatland, Wyoming you'll enjoy a quality lifestyle in a close-knit community that is located just 70 miles north of Wyoming's capital city of Cheyenne and an easy drive to the city of Denver. You'll experience a wealth of recreational opportunities in southern Wyoming, including many lakes and the nearby Laramie Peak and Medicine Bow National Forest areas.
As an EMT Basic at Platte County Memorial Hospital, you will work on the ambulance, helping with emergent and non-emergent responses, as well as interfacility transfers. This is a full-time position, working 48 hour shifts. If you're wanting to utilize your EMT skillset alongside a great team, this role is for you -apply today!
Platte County Memorial Hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, including an Outpatient Clinic which brings in more than 20 of the region's top physicians in nine different medical specialties to help care for southeast Wyoming residents. A $16 million renovation created a new inpatient wing, surgical suite, and diagnostic imaging departments while making enhancements to the emergency department and laboratory. In Wheatland, Wyoming, you'll enjoy a quality lifestyle in a close-knit community that is located just 70 miles north of Wyoming's capital city of Cheyenne. You'll experience a wealth of recreational opportunities in southern Wyoming, including many lakes and the nearby Laramie Peak and Medicine Bow National Forest areas. We are also an easy drive from all of the recreational and cultural activities available in Colorado's Rocky Mountains and the city of Denver.
POSITION SUMMARY This position provides pre-hospital evaluation, treatment and transportation of sick and/or injured victims of all age groups. Operates in non-emergent, emergent and /or transfer situations at a Basic to Intermediate Life Support level, if necessary, until arrival at a definitive care facility.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Provides pre-hospital medical care for pediatric through geriatric populations, which includes assessing patient condition, rendering of appropriate care, utilizing appropriate invasive treatments and administering medications.
2. Operates an assigned vehicle in emergent and non-emergent situations and in varying weather conditions, providing safe, reliable and timely transport to a designated point of service.
3. Performs general care and maintenance of vehicles. Performs daily vehicle inspections, completes and accurately inventories and inspects medical equipment, supplies and medications assigned to the department.
4. Maintains complete and accurate patient care reports (PCRs), prepares and maintains logs and/or other applicable records during assigned shift.
5. Demonstrates age specific competency for applicable patient populations.
6. Performs pre-hospital evaluation and treatment of ambulatory customers at a Basic to Intermediate Life Support level. Interacts with all levels of clinical care team, patients, families, EMS agencies, physicians, vendors and the community.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
EMT-Basic or higher certification within the state of practice on date of hire. Current BCLS certification on date of hire and maintenance thereafter. Valid Driver's License on date of hire. Depending on work location may be required to obtain Ambulance Attendance licensure within 30 days of hire, and maintenance thereafter. Based on work location may be required to have IV certification.
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Skilled in reading, writing and comprehending English. Skilled in comprehending and following written and verbal instructions. Skilled in remaining calm in emergency situations. Skilled in operating a variety of modern office equipment. Skilled in operating a variety of ambulatory tools and equipment.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: R16768
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