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EMT

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Every Other Weekend -
  • Benefits Eligible -
  • 12 hour shifts -

  • Job ID: 1219649
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Alton Memorial Hospital, in Illinois, is a full-service acute-care hospital serving patients in a seven county area. Alton Memorial offers inpatient and outpatient services including surgery, imaging, rehabilitation and 24-hour emergency care.

    The EMS department  is comprised of 51 employees that man 6 ALS units  to cover a 300 square mile area in the riverbend. We have a fleet of 11 ambulances and 1 command unit . We are the primary 911 units for multiple communities and offer a variety of services  to all of our patients and families.  We live by the words "" To heal often , to comfort always""


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is responsible for emergency medical care in the pre-hospital environment. Works under on-line and off-line medical control providing basic life support. Provides direct patient care under the supervision of the RN in the Emergency Department or Paramedic.


    Responsibilities

  • Supports and assists with the delivery of patient care, under the direction of the RN or Paramedic.
  • Assists with the maintenance and cleaning of patient care and medical equipment.
  • Performs routine equipment function tests and calibrations.
  • Assists with the inventory of supplies and equipment ensuring adequate supply levels.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Class D (IL) or Class E (MO)
  • EMT - applicable state

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     


    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer