Mobile Integrated Health Advanced EMT Job at South Shore Health, Weymouth, MA

  • South Shore Health
  • Weymouth, MA

Job Description

Job Description Summary

Provides primary care and/or emergent and non-emergent support, including pre-hospital medical evaluation, treatment and stabilization within the scope of practice of the critically ill and injured with the goal of reducing morbidity. Supports existing health services; provides integrated health services in partnership with other health professionals; extends access to health services delivery in underserved and general populations, including primary care, public health, disease management, prevention and wellness, mental health, and dental health; and performs other duties as required. The position is located in the South Shore Hospital Emergency Medical Service (EMS) department.

Job Description

Essential Functions

1. Responds promptly to requests for non–emergent and emergency calls as directed by the MIH Operations Manager in a timely and safe manner.

a. Upon receiving request from the MIH Operations Manager, responds to request in a timely fashion.

b. Maintains sufficient knowledge of area geography and traffic patterns.

c. Follows Massachusetts Laws, Chapter 89, Section 7 and Chapter 90, Sections 7, 13, 14, 16, and 17 regarding emergency vehicle operation.

d. Parks vehicle in areas designed by local fire, police, or hospital for patient pick-up and discharge.

2. Completes documentation and records according to department policy.

a. Documents in the EHR system accurately and timely.

b. Vehicle and equipment checklist will be completed on every shift.

3. Ensures vehicle and equipment are ready for response at all times.

a. Knows location and proper use of all equipment and radios.

b. Restocks MIH vehicles and equipment as needed

c. Keeps MIH vehicles clean and maintains fuel and stock as needed

d. Reports damaged or unsafe equipment to Supervisor upon problem identification.

4. Renders pre-hospital care at EMT-Advanced level.

a. Performs complete and accurate BLS patient assessments.

b. Is proficient in all BLS skills

c. Has a pleasant and professional manner with all patients and their families

d. Adheres to state and Region IV BLS treatment protocols.

e. Gives accurate and concise radio reports.

5. Performs assigned duties in the MIH Department under the supervision of the MIH providers.

a. Assists as ancillary staff performing only those duties within the scope of practice or training.

6. Maintains a good working relationship with fellow employees, community emergency service providers, hospital staff, physicians and other allied health professionals.

a. Represents South Shore Hospital and the MIH Department in a positive, professional manner.

b. Interacts with department paramedics and hospital employees in a spirit of cooperation and in the patient’s best interest.

Essential Functions (Cont.)

I. Technology and Learning

a. Participates in continued learning and possess a willingness and ability to learn and utilize new technology and procedures that continue to develop in their role and throughout the organization.

b. Embraces technological advances that allow us to communicate information effectively and efficiently based on role.

Required additional Knowledge, and Abilities

Ability to interact effectively with minimal supervision using good judgment, common sense, leadership ability, and a thorough understanding of the principles of emergency medical services at the basic level.
Ability to interact effectively and professionally with patients, hospital personnel, emergency service providers, fire department personnel, and the general public.
Minimum Work Experience

One (1) year experience as an Emergency Medical Technician preferred.

Verification of an acceptable motor vehicle driving record, at time of hire, with annual verification required thereafter.

Job Tags

Full time, Work experience placement, Local area, Shift work,

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