St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.
Clinic/Department: 7423 SAH CRITICAL CARE GROUND AMBUL
Hospital: ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS
Schedule: Full Time
Operates the Flight For Life ground ambulances in a safe, professional efficient manner. Accountability for compliance with maintenance schedules, daily readiness of the vehicles, and overall cleanliness. Clinical assistance to other team members within the scope of the EMT role. Assistance to Flight Operations administration and to the Emergency Departments within the scope of the EMT role.
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Requirements
One year of experience as a licensed EMT Two years of experience as a licensed driver One year of experience driving an ambulance as an EMT in the pre-hospital area Must have familiarity with Denver area
Current Colorado State EMT certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required from American Heart Association
Valid Colorado driver's license and no moving violations for past two years Completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator (EVOC or CVEO) within 6 months of hire/transfer
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an*)
Drives safely and in compliance with traffic laws and Flight For Life policies, including all Code 3 operations to maximize safety of all occupants and other vehicles' occupants. *
Maintains compliance with maintenance schedules for the ambulances. *
Performs daily checks of fluid levels, tire pressures, fuel, electrical systems and medical gas pressures. *
Maintains cleanliness of ambulance interior and exterior. Participates in decontamination of ambulance and equipment when necessary. *
Keeps vehicle stocked according to supply list. *
Knowledgeable re geography of area and routes to referring facilities, airport, etc. Maintains radio communications with Flight For Life Communication Center, local facilities and State Patrol when necessary. *
Tracks and reports loaded and round trip mileage to Flight For Life Communication Center and/or medical crew. *
Oversees and participates in safe loading and offloading of the ambulance. *
Under the direction of the paramedic, obtains vital signs, puts patient on monitor, assists in moving the patient to the flight stretcher, and other patient care duties as assigned by the paramedic. *
Maintains familiarity with all medical equipment. *
Provides reassurance and comfort to family members. Demonstrates compassion in interactions with families and patients.
Assists in the ED with patient care within scope of practice and hospital guidelines, except in activities that would prevent an immediate response for a patient transport. *
Provides assistance to Flight Operations administrative staff as requested, and is accountable for completing/continuing assignments. *
Participates in marketing activities involving the ALS/BLS program. *
Provides complete and accurate report at receiving facility. *
Documents patient care activities in a timely manner, maintaining confidentiality. *
Assists in training EMT, Flight For Life staff, and other hospital personnel. *
Participates in quality improvement initiatives. *
Attend meetings and in-services as required by departmental policy. *
Adheres to all State/Federal regulatory standards and all accreditation requirements. *
Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements. *
Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility. *
Heavy Work - exert/lift up to 100 lbs. force occasionally, and/or 50 lbs. frequently, and/or 20 lbs. constantly
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