EMT~Basic

EMT~Basic in Amarillo, TX

Shift: Varied
Hours: Varied
Schedule: PRN

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 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/Licensures/Certifications:

Certification as an EMT- Basic by Texas Department Health Services is required

National Registry certification is preferred

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR 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:

Previous field experience is strongly preferred

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.

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

Must have good critical thinking skills and perform duties under intermittent or continuous physiological duress

Must have excellent communication and customer service skills required

Schedule Details:
Status: PRN

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied

Days: Varied

Work Schedule: 12.00 hours (weekly shifts include 24-hour shift)

Weekends, on-call, and holidays may be required