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Driver-to-EMT

Responsibilities:

  • Drive Finger Lakes Ambulance EMS, Inc. vehicles for the transportation of patients
  • Act as second person to assist in loading/unloading stretcher with or without patient
  • Report and vehicle maintenance concerns to on-duty Lieutenant
  • Handle all interactions with fellow staff, clients, patients, and community members in a constructive way that fosters goodwill while protecting the interest and integrity of Finger Lakes Ambulance EMS, Inc.
  • Continually scan environment for potential safety hazards to ensure the safety of staff and patients; inform supervisor ofpotential risksimmediately
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to meet New York State Department of Health Functional Position Description of Emergency Medical Technician/ Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (NYS BEMS Policy Statement 00-10). The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 125 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach, climb or balance while stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling.

    Education/Experience:

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

    Certificates and Licenses:

    • Valid New York State Sr. Driver's License for a minimum of 2 years - Meeting FLA Driver Motor Vehicle Record requirements

    Special Skills:

    • Completion of American Heart Association Healthcare Professional s Basic Life Support (or equivalent) within the past 2 years

    Language Ability:

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as medical protocols, medical records, safety rules, operating instructions, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in the English language. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in the English language. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization in the English language.

    Math Ability:

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. Draw and interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to multi-task by using hands while talking or listening to others.

    Computer Skills:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Office 365.

    Equipment:

    This may include but is not limited to:

    • Stretcher (manual and power)
    • Ambulance and Emergency Ambulance Service vehicles
    • Bariatric Lift and Moving Equipment
    • PC computers and tablets
    • GPS Technology

    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions, vibration, and high-risk travel in traffic. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet, humid or extreme heat/cold conditions (non-weather), work in high places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, explosives, radiation, exposure to rapidly changing physical environments, exposure to communicable diseases, and bloodborne pathogens.



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