Emergency Medical Technician Trainee
Emergency Services
Job ID: R0038271 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
This position is part of UVA's "Earn While You Learn" Program!

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.

Come work for the #1 hospital in VA: University of Virginia Medical Center. We are hiring into our exciting "Earn While You Learn" program, where you will be trained to become a state-certified emergency medical technician (EMT). The training and experiences will allow you to work in UVA's Emergency Services alongside the best nurses, doctors, EMTs, paramedics, and support staff.

At the end of our training you will:
  • Be eligible to take the state exam to become an EMT (required as a condition of employment).
  • Have received training in the different components of what it takes to care for the ill and injured within the top Level 1 trauma center at UVA's Emergency Department.
  • Have received top-notch training in responding to medical emergencies within our community in one of our Medic V ambulances.

  • 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: $15.00 - $19.39 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Experience: None.
  • Licensure: None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling, 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.



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