Emergency Medical Technician-1
Company: South Shore Health
Posted on: August 7, 2022
If you are an existing employee of South Shore Health then
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LOC0001 - 55 Fogg Road55 Fogg RoadWeymouth, MA 02190
Day/Eve Rotation (United States of America)
The Emergency Medical Technician responds to both non-emergent and
emergent requests for medical transportation, provides emergency
and non-emergency care in the pre-hospital environment within the
scope of practice, and provides safe and efficient transportation
of the patient to appropriate facility or residence.
1. Responds promptly to requests for non-emergent and emergency
calls as directed by the dispatcher in a timely and safe
a. Upon receiving request from dispatcher, responds to request in a
b. Maintains sufficient knowledge of area geography and traffic
c. Follows Massachusetts Laws, Chapter 89, Section 7 and Chapter
90, Sections 7, 13, 14, 16, and 17 regarding emergency vehicle
d. Parks vehicle in areas designed by local fire, police, or
hospital for patient pick-up and discharge.
2. Completes documentation and records according to department
a. Run report will be completely accurately and legibly.
b. Vehicle and equipment checklist will be completed on every
c. Obtains insurance information from transferring institution or
3. Ensures vehicle and equipment are ready for response at all
a. Knows location and proper use of all equipment and radios.
b. Restocks vehicle and equipment within 15 minutes of run
c. Keeps vehicle clean and maintains fuel and stock as needed
d. Reports damaged or unsafe equipment to Supervisor upon problem
4. Renders pre-hospital care at EMT-B level.
a. Performs complete and accurate BLS patient assessments.
b. Is proficient in all BLS skills
c. Has a pleasant and professional manner with all patients and
d. Adheres to state and Region IV BLS treatment protocols.
e. Gives accurate and concise radio reports.
5. Performs assigned duties in the Emergency Department under the
supervision of the ED physicians.
a. Assists as ancillary staff performing only those duties within
the scope of practice or training.
6. Maintains a good working relationship with fellow employees,
community emergency service providers, hospital staff, physicians
and other allied health professionals.
a. Represents South Shore Hospital and the Ambulance Department in
a positive, professional manner.
b. Interacts with department paramedics and hospital employees in a
spirit of cooperation and in the patient's best interest.
Essential Function (Cont.)
I. Technology and Learning
a. Participates in continued learning and possess a willingness and
ability to learn and utilize new technology and procedures that
continue to develop in their role and throughout the
b. Embraces technological advances that allow us to communicate
information effectively and efficiently based on role.
Ability to interact effectively with minimal supervision using good
judgment, common sense, leadership ability, and a thorough
understanding of the principles of emergency medical services at
the basic level. Ability to interact effectively and professionally
with patients, hospital personnel, emergency service providers,
fire department personnel, and the general public.
Minimum Work Experience
One (1) year experience as an Emergency Medical Technician
Verification of an acceptable motor vehicle driving record, at time
of hire, with annual verification required thereafter.
Required Licenses / Registrations - Requirement to practice a
profession. Licenses are granted by a licensing board in accordance
with state law. Example - Registered Nurse (RN)
BLS - EMT
VDL - Valid Drivers License
Preferred (not required) Licenses / Registrations
MA DRIVERS - Massachusetts Drivers License
Required Certifications - Certifies a specific competency or
recognition in a professional achievement.
Example - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
EMT- B - Emergency Medical Technician Basic
Preferred (not required) Certifications
Emergency Medical Technician-Advanced OR Emergency Medical
- Tuesday - A-1 - 1100-2100
- Wednesday - A-1 - 1100-2100
- Thursday - A-1 - 1100-2100
- Friday - A-1 - 1100-2100
Responsibilities if Required:
Education if Required:
ACLS Instructor - American Heart Association (AHA) (Including
courses offered through SSH), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) (Including courses
offered through SSH), Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification -
American Heart Association (AHA) (Including courses offered through
SSH), BLS Instructor - American Heart Association (AHA) (Including
courses offered through SSH), Emergency Medical Services Advanced
EMT - Department of Public Health (Massachusetts), Emergency
Medical Services EMT Basic - Department of Public Health
(Massachusetts), Emergency Medical Services EMT Intermediate -
Department of Public Health (Massachusetts), Emergency Medical
Services EMT Paramedic - Department of Public Health
(Massachusetts), Valid Driver's License - Various
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