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Job Ref:
Emergency Technician
Health Care Partner:
Elizabethtown Community Hospital
75 Park St, Elizabethtown, NY
ECH - Paramedic Program
Job Type:
Primary Shift:
Pay Rate:
$23.57 - $35.35 per hour

The Paramedic provides care for patients during inter-facility transfers and 911 calls with the scope of practice for each level of (A) EMT- (Advanced, Critical Care, or Paramedic). Qualifications / Job Requirements:
• Have an current AEMT card and have on-line status
• Knowledge and Skills required show need for high school or equivalent education
• Ability to communicate effectively via telephone and radio equipment
• Ability to lift, carry and balance up to 125 pounds (250 pounds with assistance)
• Ability to interpret oral, written and diagnostic form instructions
• Ability to use good judgment and remain calm in high stress situations
• Ability to be unaffected by loud noises and flashing lights
• Ability to function efficiently without interruption throughout an entire work shift
• Ability to calculate weight and volume ratios
• Ability to read English language, manuals and road maps
• Ability to accurately discern street signs and addresses
• Ability to interview patients, patient family members and bystanders
• Ability to document, in writing, all relevant information in prescribed format in light of legal ramifications of such
• Ability to converse, in English, with coworkers and hospital staff with regard to the status of the patient
• Possesses good manual dexterity with ability to perform all tasks related to the highest quality patient care
• Ability to bend, stoop and crawl on uneven terrain
• Ability to withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold and moisture
• Ability to work in low light situations and confined spaces
• Ability to work with other providers to make appropriate patient care decisions
Must demonstrate competency in all EMT-B skills and equipment usage. Must be able to provide Advanced Life Support using the AEMT-Intermediate skills and equipment. Must be able to administer appropriate medications.

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