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Category: Technicians/Technologists
Facility: Indianapolis EMS
Department: Reuben Engagement Center
Schedule: full-time
Shift: varied
Hours: 40
Job Details:

JOB SUMMARY:

The EMT in the Reuben Engagement Center collaborates with identified community and healthcare partners to establish exiting care plans for each client. Acting as a client advocate he or she will ensure access to needed services including making appointments, updating record systems, and transferring client to exiting destination by vehicle. In addition to these responsibilities, the EMT:

  • Provides specific medical treatment and interventions in conjunction with established practices and medical guidelines
  • Independently develops a treatment regimen based on assessment and on client progress
  • Monitors clients while in the facility, continuing treatment initiated based on pertinent client history, initial presentation, and response to treatment.
  • Modifies activities and behavior to provide condition-appropriate care (i.e. mental health, alcohol/substance misuse/addiction)
  • Communicates verbally; in person, via telephone and telecommunications mediums using the English language
  • Hear spoken information from co-workers, clients, physician, dispatchers, other allied health personnel, bystanders, and public safety professionals and sounds in common to the healthcare and emergency scene
  • Communicates with appropriate healthcare personnel regarding client's condition, history, treatment, and response to treatments in person and/or via communication system. Carries out any additional treatment orders based on established protocols
  • Works under the authority of the medical control physician and/or according to the EMT guidelines issued by the state of Indiana
  • Read and comprehend written materials under stressful conditions
  • Verbally interview client, other care providers, and bystanders to hear their responses
  • Performs heavy and awkward lifting of clients

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Completion of high school
  • Completion of formal training program in Emergency Medical Technician
  • Continuing education to maintain certification



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