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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)

Company: Daggett County
Location: Manila
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDaggett County in Manila, UT is looking to hire a part-time Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). Are you a compassionate person with extensive medical knowledge? Would you like an opportunity to directly help the people in your community? Are you looking for an EMT position with a great work culture? If so, please read on!This emergency medical services (EMS) position earns a competitive wage of $8.00 - $15.12/hour, depending on experience. We provide full-time employees with excellent benefits, including medical, dental, life, disability, and retirement. Our part-time employees receive a benefits package that includes a retirement plan, paid time off (PTO), and sick leave. If this sounds like the right EMS opportunity for you, apply today!ABOUT DAGGETT COUNTYDaggett County's local government provides essential services to help our community thrive. From tourism and economic activity to law enforcement and public health, we work to improve the lives of our neighbors. Our staff members are dedicated public servants who care about making Daggett County a better place to live, work, and visit.Our employees work hard to keep our county running smoothly, so we do our best to reward their efforts. The county is a great place to work because we provide competitive compensation and great benefits for full- and part-time employees. You also get to come to work every day knowing you're making a positive impact on your community!A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (AEMT)As a part-time Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), you take charge of both emergency and non-emergency medical situations to administer care and resolve the problem. When a call comes in, you leap into the ambulance and respond as quickly as possible. You serve as the lead responder while on-scene, so you assess every situation and direct the emergency care activities. Alongside your EMT team, you provide at-the-scene care as well as advanced life support services when necessary. These services include ventilator applications, oral glucose administration, emergency childbirth assistance, and oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway placement.You are vital to our team as you perform advanced medical techniques such as subcutaneous injections, intradermal biological tests, vaccine administrations, and nebulized inhalations. When appropriate, you administer medication such as epinephrine, morphine, diphenhydramine, and glucagon. If a patient needs to be transported, you carefully help load them into the ambulance and monitor their vital signs while on the road. Upon arriving at a hospital, you help unload the patient and share important information with their nurses and doctors. You are passionate about providing fantastic, thorough medical care, and you take great pride in being there for patients during emergency situations!QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (AEMT)

  • 18+ years old
  • 1+ years of full-time experience as an EMT
  • HAZMAT awareness certification
  • AEMT certification and completion of 150 hours of EMT training OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certification in OR ability to become certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Pre-Hospital (PEP), or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Knowledge about first aid and emergency medical techniques
  • Valid Utah driver's license
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Willingness to comply with our policy regarding physicals, drug tests, and background checksDo you thrive in fast-paced environments? Can you quickly assess a situation and determine the proper course of action? Are you an excellent communicator? Can you effectively delegate tasks? Do you have strong problem-solving skills? Can you remain cool and composed during stressful situations? If yes, you might just be perfect for this EMS position!WORK SCHEDULEThis part-time EMS position works a varied on-call schedule depending on service needs.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR EMT TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this EMS job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!Location: 84046

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Keywords: Daggett County, Vernal , Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), Professions , Manila, Utah

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