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Lawrence General Hospital Emergency Medical Technician in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT):

EMT's will provide all aspects of basic life support (BLS) treatment and transport of patients in the pre-hospital emergency setting. Evaluate the nature and extent of acute illness or injury and establishes priorities for BLS and ALS treatment. Carry out procedures based upon Statewide Treatment Protocols, Standard Operating Guidelines and Medical Control direction when applicable. Manage the emergency patient's environment in a manner that assures optimal on-scene care as well as expedient transportation to the most appropriate medical facility. This includes efficient utilization of EMS resources such as local first responders, ALS and special resources/equipment. Performs all skills applicable to the Scope of Practice for Massachusetts certified EMT's.

Minimum Requirements:

· High School Diploma

· Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (current)

· Basic Cardiac Life Support-Healthcare Provider Level

· Driver's License (in good standing)

Ideal candidates will have BLS experience in an active 9-1-1 setting, NIMS 100, 700, hazmat awareness, International Trauma Support or equivalent (PHTLS), CEVO, EVOC or equivalent preferred.

Lawrence General Hospital offers competitive compensation and benefits which include:

· NEW Competitive wages including evening, night and weekend shift differentials

· Health and Dental insurance for employees working 24-hours or more a week

· Flexible Spending Account for dependent care and medical expenses

· 403 (b) Retirement savings account with employer contributions

· Fulltime employees accumulate 264 hours per year of paid time off (PTO)

· Group Life insurance

· Tuition reimbursement

· Direct deposit

· RTN Federal Credit Union on site

· Discounts on Vision, Auto, Home and Pet Insurance

· Department sponsored continuing education

All applicants that receive an offer of employment will have the following conducted;

· Successfully pass pre-employment physical exam

· Be nicotine free-tested as part of pre-employment physical

· Drug screen-tested as part of pre-employment physical

· Criminal Offender Record Information search (CORI)

· Driving record review and meet acceptable standards per LGH insurance carrier

· Education verification

References (if applicable)

All applications and resumes must be submitted electronically, no phone calls please.