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Emergency Medical Technician (PRN)

Emergency Medical Technician (PRN)

Job ID 
2017-13500
Posted Date 
9/20/2017
Closing Date 
10/01/2017
Location 
US-OK-Tahlequah
Salary 
$13.12 Hourly
Group 
Health Programs - EMS
Position Status 
Temporary Part-Time
Childcare/Law Enforcement Position 
Yes

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Job Summary

Provides Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level emergency medical care and ambulance transport to patients who are ill or injured.

Job Duties

Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and the United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.  Assures all patients receive medical care to the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level according to the Cherokee Nation Ambulance Services Protocols.  Performs Emergency Medical Technician level assessment of patients' trauma or medical related conditions.  Operates an ambulance, responds to emergency and non-emergency calls, and transports patients from scene to hospital and from one facility to another.  Operates medical equipment at the EMT level as prescribed by EMS protocol and/or policy and procedures.  Communicates clearly and professionally with the Communications Center and all other emergency agencies when responding to calls.  Maintains adequate supplies and equipment as well as general upkeep and cleaning of the ambulance.  Completes all required reports and documentation in timely manner on each shift according to Cherokee Nation Emergency Medical Services policy and procedures.  Complies with the applicable state, tribal and federal regulations in regard to the security, safety and confidentiality of any health services record they create, maintain, transfer, or destroy, whether the record is written, taped, computerized, or stored in any other medium. Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No supervisory responsibility is required.

 

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

High school education; or general education degree (GED).

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

An additional one (1) year as an Emergency Medical Technician.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

An individual should have knowledge of Internet, Spreadsheet, and Word Processing software.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating.  Must possess and maintain EMT License issued by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.  Must possess Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Must meet and maintain pre-employment and periodic background investigation and adjudication for child care.  Must keep all knowledge and skills current through specific continued education as required by Oklahoma State Department of Health/EMS Division for renewing licensure.

 

Work Hours: 24 hour shifts