This position meets all the requirements set forth by the Kansas Board of EMS for the position of EMT.
The EMT is expected to meet the urgent health care needs of all patients regardless of age or co-morbidity, consistent with their defined scope of practice. The EMT is a unique healthcare professional in that they provide medical care and transportation in and out-of-hospital settings with medical oversight. Therefore the EMT must be able to exercise considerable judgment, problem-solving, and decision making skills. The EMT provides out-of-hospital medical care to those with urgent needs, and is a component of the overall healthcare system. The EMT delivers care as part of a system intended to decrease the morbidity associated with sudden illness and injury. Work is performed under general supervision of the EMS Chief and/or Battalion Chief who reviews work methods and results through reports and inspections.
MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES • Provides basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients that access the emergency medical system • Functions as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and direct supervision of a Paramedic • Performs interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance • Insures the cleanliness and readiness of vehicles, equipment and facilities • Attends departmental training sessions • Maintains appropriate records and reports • Insures professionalism as defined by S.O.P. 204 • Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE • High School diploma or GED • Valid EMT certificate issued by the Kansas Bureau of EMS • Current CPR/BLS provider certification • Valid Class C operator’s license
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS • Performs basic skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergent patients • Performs basic, non-invasive interventions to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with acute out-of-hospital medical and traumatic emergencies • Insertions airway adjuncts intended to go into the or pharynx, nasopharynx, and Combitube • Uses positive pressure ventilation devices such as the BVM • Applies devices such as PASG, HARE and/or SAGER traction splints • Demonstrates the ability to use cardiac monitor in A.E.D. mode • Possesses considerable knowledge of the geography of the city and the county • Demonstrates the ability to make decisions in emergency situations • Possesses the knowledge of use and operation and use of emergency equipment • Demonstrates the ability to use good judgment and common sense • Maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, management, public officials, and the public
Employment contingent upon successful completion of physical/pre-work screen, drug screening, background check and EMS assessment results.
Salary: $10.80 hr Vacancy Number: FR201205
Franklin County Human Resources
1428 S. Main, Suite 2
Ottawa, Kansas 66067
(785) 229-3449 (fax)
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Applicants applying for Firefighter / MICT must have a current certification as a Kansas Mobile Intensive Care Technician (MICT) or current National Registry Certification as a Paramedic. Applicants with the National Registry Certification must complete the conversion process with the Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services for Certification as a Kansas Mobile Intensive Care Technician within 45 days from the conditional offer of employment. Must have current ACLS Certification.
Applicants applying for Firefighter MICT must return the completed application, with the following forms:
• Birth Certificate
• High School Diploma or GED
• DD-214 (if applicant has prior military service)
• Proof of Certification (must show expiration date)
• Valid Driver’s License
• ACLS Certification As a condition of employment all candidates must pass a background check, truth verification, psychological test and post offer physical examination and drug screen.
The Kansas City Kansas Fire Department proudly protects 145,000 permanent residents in an area of approximately 127 square miles. KCFD runs approximately 18,000 fire, rescue, and EMS calls annually. KCFD employs 354 uniformed personnel, including 212 EMT's and 73 Paramedics, breaking into three shifts with an average of 106 firefighters per shift.
The city is protected by seventeen separate fire stations, four of which are double houses staffed by both a pumper and a ladder or quint. The first line equipment includes: 2 Quints, 4 Aerials, 16 Pumpers, 3 Brush Trucks, 2 Heavy Rescue Units, 1 Haz Mat, 2 Air Trucks, 1 Rescue Boat and 1 Water Tanker.
KCFD differs from most Fire Departments in that they are ALS as first responders, meaning apparatus are staffed by a licensed paramedic and the rig is fully stocked with necessary drugs and equipment for advanced life support on scene. On medical calls both a ALS pumper/quint and a Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust (MAST) ambulance respond.
For more information on career opportunities with the KCKFD, visit: email@example.com or www.wycokck.org
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Sedgwick County EMS is looking for men and women who are looking for an exciting and rewarding career in the medical field as a Mobile Intensive Care Technician (MICT).
Sedgwick County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responds to calls for emergency medical assistance in Wichita and the communities of Sedgwick County, Kansas. During the day, EMS paramedics staff Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances spread throughout the county. At night, the staffing reduces, as a portion of the population moves out of the County at the end of the workday. We receive First Responder support from volunteer EMT's in Derby, EMS Reserves, and EMTs on the Wichita and Sedgwick County Fire Departments.
SCEMS paramedic crews work 12 hour shifts, beginning at 7 am and 7 pm. The shift pattern is based on an 84-hour pay period: two shifts on, two shifts off, three shifts on, two shifts off, two shifts on, three shifts off. EMS provides service to the Sedgwick County community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Sedgwick County offers a competitive salary range and excellent benefit package to employees.
Sedgwick County Emergency Medical Service
538 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 383-7994 http://www.sedgwickcounty.org/ems/
Sedgwick County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Johnson County MED-ACT recruits Paramedics for current and future full-time positions.
Paramedics enjoy aggressive treatment protocols, a very supportive relationship with the medical community and opportunities for advancement. Johnson County, Kansas is a rapidly developing community located in the southwest portion of the Kansas City metropolitan area. MED-ACT is a “third-service” government agency providing primary advanced life support 911 service to Johnson County. MED-ACT responds to over 20,000 calls annually, covers 475 square miles, and serves a growing population over 450,000 (urban, suburban, and rural).
The system is well regarded for its high standard of patient care and opportunity for clinical practice. Benefits include a competitive starting salary, vacation, sick, flexible benefit plan, all uniforms provided, Kansas Police & Fire Retirement System, all re-certification hours required by the State of Kansas are provided by MED-ACT.
Candidates for employment must be at least 18 years of age, provide evidence of high school diploma or GED, have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record, possess Kansas certification as a paramedic, or be currently enrolled in a paramedic program.
Preference will be given to paramedics that have graduated from or are enrolled in an Accredited Paramedic Education Program. A hiring pool will be created and may be used within 6 months. Pre-employment testing will be conducted by appointment only.
For an application and further information, please address inquiries to: http://www.jocoems.org/
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