EMT - PRN in Sylva, NC at Harris Regional Hospital

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

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Job Description

Harris Regional Hospital

The EMT/AEMT works with the team to respond, treat, and react quickly and calmly to emergency and non-emergency situations in order to provide efficient and immediate, advanced and basic life support, care to the ill and injured. The EMT/AEMT ensures that during a shift the assigned unit is properly equipped, stocked, and prepared to respond to a single or multiple patient incidents.  The EMT/AEMT is responsible for working their schedule and locating coverage in the event that they are unable to cover a shift. Shift work requires a mixture of day, night, twenty four hour and on call coverage to ensure adequate coverage for the service.

Job Requirements

The following qualifications are the minimum requirements necessary to adequately perform this job.  However, an equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the necessary knowledge skills and abilities would be acceptable, subject to any legal and/or regulatory requirements.

Education : Graduation from an accredited EMT program. 

Qualifications : Current North Carolina EMT, BLS Certification maintained, Maintain current standards for recertification through the NCOEMS.

The amount of physical effort remains fluid throughout the shift, but many excursions is consistent. The fixed demands of the job are lifting, securing, and transporting patients to the unit and hospital. To accomplish task an employee is required to twist, bend, walk, run, kneel, and lift. These functions are often accomplished in adverse weather conditions. In addition, this individual must often deal with obese and/or uncooperative in their actions. The duration and weight is dependent on the situation, but employees should be able to lift 100 lbs. and duration of events often lasting greater than one hour per call.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran