Geisinger Health System Emergency Medical Technician - EMT in BERWICK, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Emergency Medical Technician

LOCATION: Geisinger EMS Berwick

DEPARTMENT: Emergency Medicine

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Nights

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides basic life support services as a vehicle operator in accordance with the Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Services Act 37 and consistent with related rules, regulations and regional protocols Reports to Life Flight Program Director or regional designee.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of emergency medical treatment procedures, equipment, PADOH rules and regulations, industry standards and trends.

Ability to function with or without supervision as part of an EMS team(s) during incidents or special events.

Ability to remain focused during times of extreme stress

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Certified as Emergency Medical Technician in the State of Pennsylvania (required).

CPR (Basic Life Support) required.

Valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Operator's license required.

Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) required.

Two years of experience in the prehospital setting (required)

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment in a squad or ambulance.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR 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.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.