Remote EMT

Safety Management Systems

May 25, 2024

Mentone,

JOB SUMMARY:     Provide appropriate, efficient and timely pre-hospital basic life support care and transportation of the sick and injured in accordance with local, state, national and Acadian Ambulance standards of practice.

 

REPORTS TO:         EMT-Basic

                                    Operations Supervisor/Coordinator

                                    Operations Manager

                                    Director of Operations

Regional Vice President

SMS West Texas has an exciting opportunity for the EMT looking for an expanded scope of practice, clinical extension in the oil and gas industry, with rotations through a rural EMS division in far West Texas. The ideal applicant should have a lot of initiative and be ready to train in OSHA compliance, X-ray, and Urgent Care/Primary care in a clinic setting. All experience levels are welcome to apply. Bring your experience, great attitude, and be willing to expand your knowledge base while delivering first rate care in a frontier setting.

Other:

  • Travel expense reimbursement available
  • Expanded scope of practice
  • Primary work site is clinic setting with rotations through a Frontier EMS division
  • Outstanding benefits offered
  • Lodging provided

EQUIPMENT:          Ambulance; stretcher; folding stretcher; scoop stretcher; long and short spine boards and KED; spinal immobilization equipment; radios and computerized communications equipment; pager; splinting devices; suction devices; bandaging materials; oxygen bottles and tubings; basic airway management devices; intravenous fluid therapy equipment; fire extinguisher; simple extrication devices; simple mechanics tools; pneumatic anti-shock garment; blood pressure cuff and stethoscope; patient restraints; simple traction devices; other medical and related equipment items not specifically listed may be added as new items are introduced.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, skills or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a general description of the essential duties and requirements common to positions of this type and may be subject to change.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  1. Conducts a careful examination of the patient for signs and symptoms of illness/injury and assists other medical personnel as needed
  2. Administers prompt and efficient basic life support care within the limits of licensure or certification and in accordance with approved protocols prior to and during transport
  3. Provides safe and efficient transport of the patient in the ambulance to the medical facility
  4. Provides a safe and efficient transfer of patient and patient care information to the receiving personnel at the medical facility
  5. Documents all aspects of patient condition and treatment on EMS run Obtains and records non-medical patient information as required. Completes other patient documentation and forms as required
  6. Conducts regular unit inventory and equipment testing to ensure all equipment for which the EMT­ Basic is responsible is present, clean and in proper working order.
  7. Upon completion of transport, responsible for all assigned duties 
  8. Responsible for full knowledge of the ambulance’s basic life support equipment and its proper use at all times.
  9. Documents and reports all needed repairs to the proper maintenance departments (electronic or mechanical) as well as to supervisors and other ambulance personnel as needed
  10. In the absence of other qualified personnel, responsible for the use of basic extrication tools and procedures to gain access to the patient if needed
  11. In the absence of other qualified personnel, responsible for controlling the patient’s surroundings in such a way as to minimize further danger and control the actions of bystanders.
  12. In both the emergency and non-emergency setting, operates drives the ambulance in a safe and efficient manner, following company driving guidelines
  13. Follows all FCC regulations when communicating via electronic communications
  14. Attends all mandatory meetings as needed
  15. Completes assigned station and station grounds
  16. Orders supplies and equipment from Central Supply to replenish station and ambulance inventories as needed.
  17. Completes assigned ambulance duties (i.e., washing, waxing, interior and exterior cleaning, etc.) as required.
  18. Completes all required company reports and logs and when necessary provides other ambulance and supervisory personnel with the information
  19. If an approved preceptor, responsible for precepting new employees as needed
  20. If an approved preceptor, responsible for precepting EMT-Basic students as directed
  21. Must meet and  fulfill  the  qualifications,  requirements,  functions  and  responsibilities  of  the Emergency Medical Technician -Basic job
  22. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School Diploma or
  2. National and/or State certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic determined by appropriate state requirements.
  3. Current CPR certification as established by the American Heart Association
  4. Current and valid state-issued driver’s license determined by appropriate state requirements (equivalent of a Louisiana Class “D” driver’s license).
  5.  Must be able to read, write and communicate professionally and effectively with employees and Must possess the ability to write simple correspondence or reports. Must possess the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees and/or managers.
  6. Must be knowledgeable of company protocols, operational procedures, and safety
  7. Must be able to drive large vehicles in normal and adverse conditions

Acadian’s Safety Management Systems (SMS) deploys registered paramedics specially trained as remote paramedics, HSE consultants, and on-site safety technicians, as well as offers an extensive array of regulatory and compliance training services.

  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

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