Part Time Position .6 FTE (48 hours every two weeks) - Benefit Eligible
Shift: 12 Hour Nights, 7pm - 7am
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) functions as a collaborative team member under the supervision of the RN in performing delegated medical and nursing functions. The EMT assists in the treatment and care of all patients of all ages in accordance with established policies, protocols, and standards to provide quality care in Emergency Services.
Demonstrates knowledge and use of monitor/defibrillators including performing defibrillation, pacing, and cardioversion. Respond to Code Blues and CRT throughout the institution and provide monitoring, defibrillating and other skilled measures as indicated.
Works as member of trauma team in Emergency Services, performing technical skills in care and treatment of patients with multiple injuries.
Creates and maintains sterile field and assists providers with sterile procedures.
Provides specialty care services including, but not limited to EKG's and blood glucose testing (glucose testing not done in Urgent Care).
Responsible for collection of DOT and non-DOT specimens for drug testing as well as conducting breath alcohol testing during off hours to fulfill contracts between Gundersen Business Health and local businesses. Must maintain competency in the proper specimen collection as well as documentation. (applies in La Crosse Emergency Services only)
Provides direction to ensure accurate ordering of supplies and equipment.
Provides daily checks and maintains logs of emergency medical equipment and supplies.
|Scope of the Job|
|Age Specific Population Served||Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Infant (less than 1 year)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
|OSHA Category||Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.|
|Education and Experience:|
|Required||High School Diploma or equivalency
|Required||No experience required. Prior EMT or direct patient care experience.|
|Desired||1 year prior EMT or direct patient care experience.|
|Communication||excellent oral and written communication skills|
|Communication||communication and demonstration techniques|
|General - All Positions||work cooperatively with a wide variety of people|
|Communication||communicate with ease on a professional level|
|License and Certifications|
|Required||National Registry Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (NREMT) or
National Registry Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (NREMT-P) or
Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) and
If working in Minnesota an Emergency Medical Technician - Minnesota (EMT-MN) is required. and
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes
|Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position|
|Walking/Standing||Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
|Reaching - Shoulder Level|
|Reaching - Below Shoulder|
|Reaching - Above Shoulder|
|Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation|
|Balance - Right Leg|
|Balance - Left Leg|
|Lifting - Floor to Waist||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Waist to Overhead||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Other||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet)||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs: 75-100|
|Carrying - Short Carry||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs: 75-100|
|Carrying - Right Carry||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs: 75-100|
|Carrying - Left Carry||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs: 75-100|
|Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force)||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs: 75-100|
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|Exposed to infectious diseases.
Subject to hazards.
|EMT - Emergency Services|
Equal Opportunity Employer