EMT or AEMT - Emergency Medical Services (Medic V)
Job ID: R0026962 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for performing emergency medical treatment communication and transport to the Medical Center. The EMT-Basic is an entry-level, basic life support professional who is capable of functioning independently at the basic life support level but is still focused on gaining knowledge and experience.
  • Assesses and treats ill and injured patients in accordance with local and University protocols.
  • Maintains safety as a primary role through out all aspects of care and transportation.
  • Identifies potential areas for improved care.
  • Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per department policy.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Position Compensation Range: $13.00 - $19.93 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Experience: None
  • Licensure: Certified as a Health Emergency Medical Technician in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Valid Virginia driver's license required. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. EVOC certification and be a released driver to transport patients required within 90 days of hire.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/walking, climbing (ladder, steps) and driving. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull >100 lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, noise, outdoor climate, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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