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JOB TITLE: EMT
LOCATION: Geisinger EMS Berwick
WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Nights
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Provides basic life support services as a vehicle operator in accordance with the Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Services Act 37 and consistent with related rules, regulations and regional protocols
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responds to requests in assigned work area (Primary vehicle operator)
Abides by all Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Laws. All personnel must use seatbelts when vehicle is in motion.
Provides Basic Life Support (BLS) level of patient care.
Within the scope of EMT practice, functions as an assistant to the ALS Responder (Medic 303), and the CCGT providers through the preparation of equipment and supplies and in recording treatment times as requested
Assists with routine vehicle and equipment survey which is conducted at outset of assigned shift and after each patient transport encounter; participates in maintaining preparedness for response in assigned work area and participates in exterior and interior washing as required
Performs other duties as required or assigned by leadership
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Certified as Emergency Medical Technician in the State of Pennsylvania (required).
CPR (Basic Life Support) required.
Valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Operator's license required.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment in a squad or ambulance
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.