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Emergency Medical Tech II

2021-02-01
  • Organization

  • Northwest Health - Porter Northwest Health - Porter

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Responds to emergency calls and requests for patient transfers, assess the situation, obtains a basic medical history and physical examination of the patient and provides care throughout the call. Utilizes necessary medical equipment to treat the patient and ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness. Communicates with the medical care facility receiving the patient about the patient's condition, status, and arrival time. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Typically reports to a manager.

Responds to emergency calls and requests for patient transfers, assess the situation, obtains a basic medical history and physical examination of the patient and provides care throughout the call.  Utilizes necessary medical equipment to treat the patient and ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness.  Communicates with the medical care facility receiving the patient about the patient's condition, status, and arrival time.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Performs a variety of tasks.  Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.  Typically reports to a manager.High school diploma or GED required, Associate degree preferred, Valid Indiana Driver Operator License required, CPR Certification by AHA or equivalent required, . Valid Indiana EMT-B certification required, International Trauma Life Support or PHTLS certification preferred, ITLS or PHTLS certification w/in 1 year of hire unless previously certified preferred, Acceptance by insurance carrier required

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