University of Virginia Health System
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.
This a a WAGE- not benefited position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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: $12.86 - $19.93 Hourly
Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent required.
Licensure: Certified as a Health Emergency Medical Technician in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Valid Virginia Driver's License (VADL) required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. EVOC certification and be a released driver to transport patients required within 90 days of hire.
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 > 100lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, noise, outdoor climate, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physicians Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.