Grady Health System offers many career paths for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your EMT career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady! SUMMARY
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides emergency care to patients requiring EMS procedures in accordance with established medical protocols under the direct supervision of the Paramedic. Ensures assigned emergency vehicles and equipment are in an acceptable state of readiness at all times. Provides safe and effective transportation of patients to and from predetermined locations. Exemplifies excellent service behavior and timely responsiveness to co-workers, patients, clients, visitors, physicians, and vendors.QUALIFICATIONS
EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
- High School Diploma or GED required
- Georgia EMT- I certification is required.
- Must have and maintain current American Heart Association-Healthcare Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
- Must have a valid Driver's License and maintain an acceptable MVR according to departmental standards once employed. Must be insurable by the departmental provider at the standard rate.
- Must demonstrate knowledge of basic life support protocols, principles of emergency ambulance operations and current hospital principles as defined by national, state and regional standards.
PRN staff are required to work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary) PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN staff must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safe staffing requirements across the nursing units.
Weekend Requirements: One (1) weekend shift per 4- week schedule. (Friday 7pm – Monday 7am)
Holiday Requirements: Must work two (2) holidays per year: One major (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s) and one minor (Memorial Day, July 4 th , Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day).
HOURLY RATES HAVE WENT UP
- Basic Life Support
- Emergency Handling