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Munson Medical Center EMT 56 Hr in Traverse City, Michigan

There are currently 4 open EMT positions. If interested please apply at www.mobilemedical.org or contact jmacdonald@mobilemedical.org

SUMMARY
The EMT-Basic is part of a professional medical crew responsible for initial patient assessment and treatment in emergent, non-emergent pre-hospital and inter-hospital patient care situations.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Michigan EMT license.

Valid Michigan Driver's License and maintain a satisfactory driving record, as defined by the North Flight insurance carrier.

Current Trauma certification (PHTLS, ITLS, ITM), required within six months of hire date.

Effective verbal and written communication skills, including participation in presentations to other professionals and the public.

Computer literacy/skills

Successful completion of criminal background investigation.

Successful completion of pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Testing.

Successful completion of North Flight and all applicable Medical Control Authority protocol examinations (written and/or oral)

Successful completion of the Munson Medical Center/Munson Healthcare pre-employment physical examination and North Flight lift test.

Successful completion of North Flight EMS Orientation Program.

ORGANIZATION

This position reports to the General Manager, Manager and his/her Designee.

POPULATIONS SERVED, COMPETENCIES, INCLUDING AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED:

Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below

X All Ages (birth & above)

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare

Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.

Promotes personal and patient safety.

Must successfully complete an initial Michigan Department of Corrections LEIN form and thereafter on a yearly basis.

Performs initial and on-going assessment of each patient.

Collects data in a systematic and continuous manner. This data is accessible, communicated and recorded.

Makes accurate diagnosis based on patient assessment.

Implements the appropriate medical protocols; recognizes and communicates pertinent changes in health status to a paramedical associate or on-line Medical Control.

Assist physician and/or paramedic with treatment, examination, and medical orders as directed.

Performs all EMS techniques and procedures at the EMT-Basic licensure level.

The EMT-Basic is required to efficiently operate highly complex communication telemetry equipment which is the primary link to EMS providers as well as other responding emergency units. The responsibility of the EMT-Basic is to:

coordinate by radio with other public safety vehicles dispatch other vehicles, i.e. ambulance, police or fire to a scene if deemed necessary

establish VHF voice communication with the receiving hospital to relay pertinent patient information

Assumes responsibility for special projects as assigned by the North Flight General Manager, Manager, and his/her Designee.

Participates in North Flight EMS Division meetings and team activities for problem identification, problem-solving and operational planning. Assists in the development and implementation of standards, methods and tools to improve patient care.

Identifies and assists in meeting professional and educational needs of self and other staff.

Maintains satisfactory test results for continued Drug and Alcohol Testing in conjunction with the established North Flight, Inc. and Munson Healthcare Policy(ies) for same

Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

Responsible for obtaining all patient information for billing/insurance needs.

Performs all other duties as assigned.

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