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EMT-Basic Special Events

Per Diem Requirements

Required to work a minimum of 6 events within each six month period. The six month periods are defined as either January 1 – June 31 or July 1 – December 31.

Position Summary

Provides basic life support in a pre-hospital setting to patients who are ill and/or injured. This position mainly staffs local small and large-scale events. The EMT will make decisions to determine medical treatment based on the assessment of the patient in keeping with established scope and protocols; considering safety decisions; whether or not additional equipment and/or transportation needs should be initiated.

This position has contact with the public service agencies (fire, police, highway patrol) and ground ambulance personnel; patients and their families; and with various service groups for public relations and educational purposes.

Within this general framework, this position is accountable for the following functions:

  • Provides emergent and non-emergent pre-hospital medical care as appropriate in accordance with scope and established protocols.
  • Drives and operates ambulances and other company vehicles safely, in accordance with established emergency driving guidelines.
  • Provide consistent, high quality prehospital care as outlined by the REMSA Standard of Care, Protocols, and accepted local and national treatment doctrines.
  • Provide an exemplary, safe, professional demeanor at all times.
  • Acts as a catalyst for absolute integrity, confidentiality, and competency with patients, their families, the public, other agencies, coworkers, and REMSA management.
  • Maintain currency of all required certifications and licenses.
  • Provide feedback to management for improvement of working conditions, patient care, and system performance.
  • Responsible for timely, legible, highly accurate recordkeeping.
  • Assumes the role as educator for the public, students, and coworkers.
  • Cooperates with other members of the REMSA team, including management and co-workers.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/ Experience Requirements

  • Current State of Nevada EMT certification required.
  • Ability to obtain Ambulance Attendant License with the state of Nevada upon hire.
  • Current AHA BLS/CPR certification required.
  • Valid Driver’s license with a clean driving record required.
  • Must possess excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Able to accept direct oversight from a Paramedic.
  • Maintains a positive working attitude.
  • Self-starter requiring little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to change and able to function in a team-based management structure.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
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