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Employer: Lincoln County
Division: EMS
Job Title: Full-Time EMT/Paramedic
Salary: $0 Hourly


Job Description:

EMT starting wage = 12.05/hr

Paramedic starting wage = 14.00/hr

The Lincoln County Ambulance Service is accepting applications for a Full-Time EMT, AEMT or Paramedic. This employee is responsible for providing emergency medical treatment in a pre-hospital setting and basic life support to the sick and injured. This employee should be able to respond and operate an ambulance and basic life support equipment calmly in emergencies, and should possess strong organizational, communication, and public relation skills.

Applicants must possess a valid Kansas Driver’s License and current Kansas EMT or higher certification. One year of experience is preferred, but not required. Full time employees are scheduled two 24 hour shifts per week with alternating weekends. Part-time staff are offered 12 or 24 hour shilft. Part-time employees are limited to working 999 hours per year.

 

Contact Information:

Debora Zachgo
Lincoln County Human Resource Officer
216 E Lincoln Ave
Lincoln, KS 67455
Phone: 785-524-4757
Fax: 785-524-5008
Email: lc_county_clerk@wan.kdor.state.ks.us

 

Lincoln County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Work Place

 

Full Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the Lincoln County Ambulance Service Director, the Emergency Medical Technician is a non-exempt position under FLSA. This employee is responsible for providing emergency medical treatment in a pre-hospital setting and basic life support to the sick and injured within the established scope of practice as defined by the approved department protocols. This employee should be able to respond and operate an ambulance and basic life support equipment calmly in emergency situations, and should possess strong organization, communication, and public relation skills. This employee collaborates with other members of the health care and public service teams to ensure coordination and quality of care.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides basic life support to the sick & injured and participates in patient assessment and/or treatment;
  • Exercises appropriate judgment based on knowledge, skills, and understanding of the appropriate emergency medical care and adheres to the EMS standard of care and/or procedures;
  • Inspects and maintains department equipment according to department policy;
  • Operates ambulance safely and in accordance with traffic laws and department policies;
  • Maintains an inventory of station supplies and assists with the purchasing of supplies;
  • Cleans vehicle and equipment after each use;
  • Maintains current knowledge of emergency medical techniques;
  • Assists in developing and implementation of long & short term plans regarding medical standards;
  • Assists with patient billing;
  • Prepares monthly reports as directed;
  • Completes patient reports and data forms;
  • Participates in public awareness and training programs.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

  • Cleans and maintains the Emergency Services Facility and department equipment;
  • Assists in training sessions and training new employees;
  • Attends monthly meetings;
  • Assists with Emergency Preparedness response as assigned, according to chain of command;
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary or assigned.

 

 

Position Requirements

EXPERIENCE:    One year of emergency medical experience is preferred. Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well within six months of employment.

EDUCATION:     A high school diploma or GED is required. This position requires a valid Kansas Driver’s License, and Kansas certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:         Knowledge of computers, emergency medical procedures and equipment, state and federal regulations, and a working knowledge of equipment maintenance, and mathematics are required. This employee must be able to accurately operate computers, printers, ambulances, radios, and all basic life support medical equipment. This employee should have a thorough knowledge of basic pharmacology and procedure. The ability to remain calm in emergency situations, to understand and anticipate problems is required. The ability to read and interpret maps, manuals, reports, and written instructions is required. This employee should possess strong organization, communication and public relation skills.

PROBLEM SOLVING:         Problem solving is a factor in this position. This employee may encounters problems with equipment malfunctions, driving in adverse weather, citizen complaints, and providing patient treatment. This employee must have the ability to analyze field scenes and determine appropriate action.

DECISION MAKING:          Decision-making is a factor in this position. This employee makes decisions regarding patient care modalities, prioritizing assignments, and performing daily duties in the safest and most efficient manner.

SUPERVISION:        This position is subject to the supervision from the Lincoln County Ambulance Service Director. This employee does not exercise supervision over subordinate personnel.

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY:            This employee is responsible for the safe operation of department equipment, but does not participate in the annual budget process. This employee may participate in the billing process for pre-hospital medical services.

PERSONAL RELATIONS:  This employee has daily contact with the public, and at time deals with the public in extremely tense and stressful situations. Interaction with co-workers, other county departments and supervisory personnel is expected.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Adverse working conditions exist within this position. Exposure to human blood and body fluids, hazardous chemicals, explosives, excessive noise, radiation, heights, work in confined areas, all types of weather and machinery is expected.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:      Working condition creates a significant increase in physical stress to the employee. Manual labor including lifting, pulling and carrying heavy equipment, and the ability to operate an ambulance is required in this position. Decisions made during critical moments in emergent   situations increase mental stress.

ATTENDANCE:        Employees must be at their job performing essential duties on a regular and continuing basis with no excessive absences.

 

 



Vacancy Number: 004

Open Date: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: