Regional Emergency Support Quick Response Service Emergency Medical Technician West Mifflin, PA · Georgetown, PA · Full time

Established in August 2015, RESQRS (pronounced 'Rescuers') initially offered standby medical services for local sports and events. Since then, RESQRS has evolved, extending its services to include non-emergency ambulance transports, flight team transports, special operations medical standbys, and 911 'First Response' emergency medical services. With a focus on special operations ambulance standbys and emergency transportation for air medical flight teams in the Greater Pittsburgh area and surrounding regions, RESQRS is in search of highly competent and expertly skilled prehospital patient care providers.

Description

Emergency Medical Technician

RESQRS is seeking highly skilled and competent Emergency Medical Technicians. RESQRS EMTs will be utilized in both the 911 EMS Division, as well as, Non-Emergency Interfacility Transport Divisions with the opportunity to cross-train into the Recovery (Organ Transplant Ground Transportation Services) and Special Operations Divisions. The EMT will be a vital member of our healthcare team, responsible for providing compassionate care and customer-valued service. In this role, you will respond to emergency and non-emergency calls, assess patients' conditions, provide the appropriate treatments, and maintain the highest standards of care


Key Responsibilities:

  • Routine workload includes, but is not limited to, daily vehicle inspections, equipment operational inspections, stock inventory, shift training, vehicle cleaning and station housekeeping. 
  • Respond promptly to dispatches and arrive at the scene safely and efficiently.
  • Provide high-quality, compassionate care to patients during emergency and non-emergency medical transportation.
  • Appropriately administer basic life support (BLS) treatments, within the PA Scope of Practice, based on the assessment findings.
  • Communicate effectively with dispatchers, medical personnel, and other first responders to coordinate patient care and transport.
  • Document all patient assessments, treatments, and interventions accurately and thoroughly in the ePCR. 
  • Safely operate RESQRS transport units and transport patients safely to the appropriate destination.
  • Maintain equipment and supplies in accordance with established protocols and safety standards.
  • Participate in RESQRS trainings and professional development opportunities to enhance skills and stay current with best practices in emergency medical care.
  • Other operational duties, as assigned


Qualifications:

  • Preferred applicants MUST have a minimum of 2+ years experience in emergency scene response as an EMT. 
  • Positive attitude, fostering a culture of a safe and productive work environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to providing compassionate care and serving the community with integrity and professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain composure and make effective decisions in high-pressure situations.


Skills & Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to perform prolonged periods of standing, walking and lifting.
  • Must be able to drive for extended periods of time under non-emergent and emergent conditions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs individually & 100 pounds with assistance. 
  • Pass pre-employment drug testing.


Required Education and Clearances:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid PA or NREMT
  • EVDT/EMSVO & CPR
  • Pass a criminal background check (PATCH)
  • Pass FBI Fingerprinting clearance & Child Abuse Clearance (CWIS)
  • Have a clean driving record & insurable by company commercial auto carrier
  • 5 years of unrestricted driving experience – Required
  • Must be able to complete “Introductory Period” precepting for skills verification and be released by RESQRS Medical Director.


Shift:

  • 12 hour shifts
  • Overtime may be required


Compensation:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications


Benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


RESQRS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, citizenship, marital status, military service or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, AIDS or HIV status, disability, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, results of genetic testing, arrest record, conviction record where the conviction is unrelated to the position, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to and governs all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, placement, promotion, assignment, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, and any other terms and conditions of employment.



Salary

$21.5 - $22.75 per hour