Emergency Medical Technician
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Work Type: Full time
Department: GWV Field Operations Team
Date Posted: 08/10/2023
Job ID: R-49006
Job SummaryProvides basic life support and operates vehicles in
accordance with the Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Services Act 37
and consistent with related rules, regulations and regional
- Examine and evaluate patients to determine necessary care.
- Provide patients with emergency care by utilizing appropriate
techniques and equipment.
- Provide basic life support and gather patient data.
- Document patient information, condition, and treatment.
- Maintain patient confidentiality and perform all care with
respect for patient rights.
- Transport patients in accordance with outined policies and
- Maintain a safe, clean, and well-stocked environment for
- Operate and drive ambulance in conjunction with applicable
safety policies and laws.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification -
Default Issuing Body; Certified Emergency Medical Technician -
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT); Valid
Driver's License - Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Emergency Medical Technician, Professions , Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
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