Ridgeview Medical Center
This position is responsible for responding to emergency and non-emergency requests to provide efficient and immediate assessment, treatment and transportation of the non-critically ill and/or injured patient in the pre-hospital setting and other settings within the scope of training under a physician medical control authority.
Provides advanced life support as needed in compliance with state, local and RMC procedures.
Establishes positive rapport with each patient and patients family ensuring a gentle and attentive transport.
Responds to emergencies by choosing route, observing traffic conditions, avoiding dangerous situations, and maintaining communications with dispatcher.
Completes reports accurately.
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenance, following manufacturers instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions and reports necessary repairs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Work Experience
High school graduate or equivalent
Must be at least 21 years of age in order to meet Ridgeviews insurability requirements
Strong interpersonal, organizational and teambuilding skills
Ability to calculate weight and volume ratios
Ability to employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas
Ability to maintain minimum qualified certifications and a good driving record
Demonstrated map reading skills
Accessibility via phone to contact for on-call, rotating shift, weekend and holiday shifts
Ability to respond appropriately to unpredictable situations and diverse patient populations
Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above
Current state of MN and National Registry of EMT certification
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification
Valid MN drivers license and meets Ridgeviews insurability requirements
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