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EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECH
Job Title: EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECH
Job Code: 4063
Job Level: B2
Revised Date: 06/27/2005
Supervisory Responsibility: No
General Description of the Job Class
The EMT Driver will perform a variety of activities associated with the Life Flight/ Life Care Critical Care Transport service to include operation of the Life Care Critical Care Transport ambulance and medical support systems, and assist with operations of associated satellite base and ongoing continuing education outreach program.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
1. Responsible for minor repairs to the unit to include: changing light bulbs, replenishing fluids, tightening nuts and bolts, inspecting tires, etc.
2. Responsible for daily maintenance including fueling and cleaning of vehicle.
3. Responsible for reporting minor and major repair needs to the site specific Clinical Operations Director.
4. Responsible for assisting nursing staff with patient care as requested to include loading and unloading operation of commonly used equipment and providing family members with information about and directions to Duke.
5. Responsible for replenishing medical air and oxygen and medical supplies used during transport.
6. Knowledge of streets and highways within the response area of the mobile intensive care unit.
Required Qualifications at this Level
High school or equivalent
Two years experience operating an ambulance/fire truck equivalent to the Duke mobile intensive care unit.
Two years EMT experience with an active EMS provider
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Current certification as North Carolina EMT.
Current Class C drivers license.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Operating knowledge of ambulance/ fire truck equivalent to the Duke mobile intensive care unit.
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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