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American Medical Response Covid Tester in Springfield, MA in Springfield, Massachusetts

American Medical Response

Covid Tester

Springfield, MA

Summary: Two different roles (one requires EMT certification, the other is administrative and does not require an EMT cert). 7 days a week during day hours to help with stationary and mobile testing. FT/PT

STRATEGIC CHALLENGES

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Key Internal Customers and Suppliers:

  • His/her partner, who may be another EMT, a Paramedic or a Nurse

  • The Communications Center professional who provides them the information they need to respond to calls successfully

  • Field supervisors, who provide support and guidance on how to perform at his/her best

  • Clinical personnel, to grow and stay abreast of the current clinical demands in the medical field

  • Fleet and materials management personnel, who ensure the unit is running properly and stocked appropriately

  • Peers and colleagues, to regularly share experiences and best practices

  • Representatives of the human resources function regarding employment concerns

  • Operations personnel responsible for scheduling

Key External Customers and Suppliers

  • The paramount relationship for the EMT is with the patient and his/her loved ones, who need assurance and compassion as well as medical care

  • Works regularly with facility staff who are responsible for receiving patients, providing medical control or direction, and/or prepare patients for transport

  • Partners with fire, police and other agencies during emergency calls to ensure safe, efficient actions are taken

  • Has regular contact with the public at large during calls and may also interact with government/regulatory agencies and the media. In these situations, the EMT must demonstrate the appropriate image of AMR

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol

  • Utilize medical equipment to assess patient and carry out basic life support functions

  • Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls

  • Assist paramedic or nurse with the preparation of advanced life support equipment

  • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test

  • Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times.

  • Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of equipment and other objects.

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Emergency Medical Technician training and certification as required by Mass

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS/CPR) certification for all EMT levels

  • Valid State Driver’s License

Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

Extended Job Title: Covid Tester in Springfield, MA

Job ID: 2020-11439

Street: 595 Cottage St

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