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Baystate Health EMT Patient Transport Technician in Springfield, Massachusetts

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, is looking for a Certified EMT Patient Transport Technician to join our team in Springfield, MA .

SCHEDULE:

  • M-F 3pm-11:00pm

LOCATION :

  • Baystate Main Campus, Intercare Unit Daly 6B

  • Springfield, MA

THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE!

  • Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases

  • Continuing education support and reimbursement

  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages

  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service

  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional

  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health

  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!

  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HS Diploma/GED

  • 1-2 years experience as an EMT with current certification

  • CPR/BLS

  • Must be able to identify cardiac arrhythmias, complete all Web based safety training modules and other training as required

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

Summary:

Responsible for safe transporting of cardiac monitored as well as unmonitored patients to and from tests and procedures from all units procedure areas or designated coverage area. Able to coordinate and organize transport of patients on time in a fast paced and demanding environment. Communicates effectively with all departments.

Responsible for attaching monitor, identifying cardiac rhythms during transport, identifying need to call RRT or Code, able to perform CPR. Responds to code blue calls within the area of responsibility to assist as directed. Contributes to the overall orderliness and cleanliness of the unit or designated coverage area.

At all times serves as a representative of excellent patient centered care at BMC and must be able to interact well with patients in a comforting manner while maintaining patient privacy and dignity during transport.

Job Responsibilities:

1) Maintains patient safety, dignity, respect and privacy during transport

2) Transports patient to tests and procedures on time with out causing delays.

3) Attaches monitors appropriately, identifies dysthymias, initiates call for RRT and codes when necessary, performs CPR as required and utilize Automated External Defibrillator.

4) Coordinates transports of patients in a highly organized manner.

5) Communicates pertinent patient information with staff and physicians in all departments.

6) Maintains calm demeanor in a fast paced environment.

7) Maintains a working knowledge of departmental standard operating procedures, which includes the use of specialized equipment, quality control requirements, and preventive maintenance

8) Maintains safe operation of designated equipment and assists to ensure orderliness of the unit/ designated coverage area

9) Application of orthopedic equipment as appropriate within assigned coverage area.

10) Assists RN's with patient transfers, lifts and positioning. Safely transfers patients using mechanical lifts.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

GED or HiSET (Required)

Certifications:

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic - National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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