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Emergency Medical Technican (EMT)

Pottstown Hospital Pottstown Full-Time
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Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.



Responsibilities

The EMT, under the supervision of the ,EMS Supervisor and the ER Director, is responsible for the pre-hospital care of patients requiring care as the result of illness/injury and is responsible for the direction of patient care at the basic life support level.  The EMT delivers care based on patient needs appropriate for the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.  He/she demonstrates an interest in a patient centered approach to total pre-hospital care.  Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility and resourcefulness when dealing with patients, visitors, physicians and other healthcare providers.  The EMT shall be responsible for assisting with planning, supervising and evaluating the pre-hospital care of patients and for coordinating emergency medical care and transportation. The EMT may also provide assistance in the ED when available based on call volume and other duties as assigned.



Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma or GED required.

Completion of course of study appropriate to the skills of EMT conducted by an accredited college or school.

Exhibits proficiency in pre-hospital care, has strong written and oral communication skills, as well as attention to detail.

Experience:

1 year pre-hospital experience is preferred but is not required based upon previous work experience.

Licenses/Certificates:

PA EMT certification required

Valid PA driver’s license with Bureau of EMS approved Emergency Vehicle Operations Course

Must be 21 years of age

BLS CPR certification required

Hazmat awareness – proof of course completion

NIMS 700, 800, 100 & 200

 

Recommended skills

Injury
Emergency Medical Services
Health Care
Basic Life Support
Emergency Handling
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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Pottstown Hospital is a 232-bed, acute care hospital offering an extensive range of services. We are 1,150 healthcare professionals strong, with 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties, serving the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and surrounding areas. We work every day to be a place of healing, caring, and connection for patients and loved ones in the community we call home. Pottstown Hospital also works diligently to create an atmosphere for our associates that promotes collaboration, robust learning resources, and many opportunities to grow and develop. Now, as part of Tower Health, your potential with us is greater than ever.


Tower Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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