EMT-Basic/Office Clerk, FT Days

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

  Unit Summary :
  BSA provides 24 hour paramedic care through our ambulance service, which responds to emergencies in Canyon and 825 square miles of Randall County. BSA EMS staffs two stations 24/7/365, one in northern Randall County and one in Canyon.

  Job Summary :
  Primarily responsible for daily clerical activities of the Paramedicine Services Department. Occasionally providing emergency care and transportation of the sick and injured in accordance with established protocols, BSA Health System Policies and Department Guidelines. Responds to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured. Determines the nature & extent of the patient’s condition and provides appropriate emergency care & transports patient when necessary. Accepts other tasks as assigned by the EMS Director.

Education/Licenses/Certifications :
High School Diploma or GED
Certification as an EMT- Basic by Texas Department Health Services is required
National Registry certification is preferred
CPR—American Heart Association Healthcare Provider or Red Cross is required
Valid minimum Class C Texas Driver License with restriction “A” permissible
Must be 21 years of age or older with excellent driving record
Completion of the following Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses: IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800.A is required within 80 days of employment

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :
Demonstrates competency handling emergencies utilizing all BLS equipment and skills in accordance with all local protocols and behavioral objectives in the US Department of Transportation EMT-Basic curriculum.
Demonstrates knowledge of ALS equipment.
Accurately type 40 to 50 wpm.
Read, write, speak and understand the English language and demonstrate effective communication skills by conveying necessary information accurately, listening effectively, and asking pertinent questions where clarification is required.
Possess vision and hearing necessary to accomplish all of the psychomotor skills for the EMT-Basic.
Interview and obtain an accurate medical history from the patient, family members and bystanders.
Interpret written, oral and diagnostic form instructions.
Use good judgment and remain calm in high stress situations including situations not covered by written or verbal instructions.
Calculate weight and volume ratios and read small print, both under life-threatening time constraints.
Accurately discern street sign and address numbers and able to read maps.
Safety operates emergency vehicles in compliance with all laws, BSA Policies and Department Guidelines.
Perform duties under intermittent or continuous physiological duress including but not limited to: bodies with known or unknown communicable diseases; environments with known or unknown hazardous materials, chemical materials or biological materials; persons with known or unknown mental or psychological disorders; unruly or verbally abusive persons; violent or combative persons; dead or dying persons; family or friends of dead or dying persons and life and death assessment-triage-treatment decisions. 
Ability to work with a variety of office machines such as personal computers, laptop computers, fax machines, copiers, scanners, printers and adding machines.
Experience with software applications such as Microsoft Word; Excel; PowerPoint; FrontPage; Access; Outlook; Crystal Reports; Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to work with software such as EMS Pro; Kronos, Redwood and Seimens Invision.