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Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System EMT-EMS in Spartanburg, South Carolina

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for the provision of basic life support pre-hospital emergency care to ill or injured persons. Provides age specific and culturally appropriate patient care through knowledge of growth and development. Is in charge of patient care given by ambulance crew and provides supervision for non-paramedic crewmembers and first responders.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Required:

High School graduate or GED

Preferred:

Associates Degree in EMS

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Required:

Certified EMT

Preferred:

2-3 years as EMT

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES and/or REGISTRATIONS

Required:

Certificate from Basic EMT program meeting DOT guidelines with valid drivers license and good driving record

Preferred:

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

· Must be able to withstand stress/demands of active position

· Must be able to withstand many long hours of standing, sitting, walking, bending, lifting, and driving

· Must be able to lift and move patients and equipment used

· Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently

· Must be able to lift 135 pounds from floor to waist

· Manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination and adequate vision is required for daily work

· Must be able to respond calmly and efficiently in crisis situations

· Must be able to work as a team-member with co-workers, staff, public and other agencies

· Must be able to function without direct supervision

· Must have good verbal and written communication skills and speak English fluently

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