EMT Job Details
Facility: CHI Memorial
Location: Chattanooga, TN Department: Emergency Medical Service
Job Type: Full time
Shift: 12 Hour Variable
Important Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen
The AEMT is responsible for the delivery of patient care under the guidelines of the Tennessee Department of Public Health – EMS Board, the Georgia Department of Public Health – Office of EMS and Trauma, as well as the guidance of the department Medical Director.
The AEMT will deliver care in the pre-hospital setting under the treatment protocols set forth and approved by the Director of EMS and the Medical Director.
Job Responsibilities 1.
The AEMT will provide emergency medical treatment and transport to the sick and injured under his care in accordance with all applicable laws and department protocols and procedures.
2. The AEMT will document all patient care performed in the approved Patient Care Report program, using the required format.
3. The AEMT will ensure that all required paperwork is completed and turned in by end of shift.
4.The AEMT will ensure that his/her equipment is in a state of readiness and cleanliness at the beginning of each shift and their ambulance is fully stocked in accordance with departmental procedures.
5. The AEMT will report any deficiencies and/or mechanical issues with their supplies, equipment, or vehicle to a supervisor in a timely fashion.
They will restock the unit as necessary.
6. The AEMT will attend any required education that is deemed necessary by the Director or the Medical Director.
7. The AEMT will be responsible for his/her licensure and the required education for renewal.
Education will be provided by the Department but it is the AEMT’s responsibility to ensure they have enough credits for their own renewal.
8. The AEMT will perform any other duties as requested by a supervisor, the EMS Operations Manager, or Director of EMS.Education:
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Graduate of an accredited AEMT program required.
License/Certification: Tennessee AEMT License
American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification required
Current valid State driver's license (if TN license, the 'F' endorsement is required)
Either of the following will be required within 6 months of hire: Georgia EMT license/ national Registry of EMTs certification (in order to obtain GA licensure)
Any 1 of the following pediatric certifications (will be required within 6 months of hire): American Heart Association- PALS or American Academy of Pediatrics- PEPP
Either of the following trauma certifications (will be required within 6 months of hire): American College of Emergency Physicians- ITLS or National Association of EMTs- PHTLS
Either of the following driving courses: Emergency Vehicle Operations Course- EVOC or Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator- CEVO
Requisition ID: 2019-R0233795 Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Variable Market: CHI Memorial
About this company
Memorial Health Care System is a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to the healing ministry of the Church. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and strengthened as part of Catholic Health Initiatives, it offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cancer and cardiac care, orthopedic and rehabilitation services. Memorial is a regional referral center of choice with 4,000 associates and more than 700 affiliated physicians providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Memorial Health Care System is recognized as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, the health care industry's leading source of information on hospital quality.
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (37404)