EMT 911 Responder (Full Time)
How have you impacted someone’s life today?
At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.
A Day in the life of a EMT 911 Responder at Hackensack Meridian includes:
- Administers to and tends to ambulance patients prior to and during transportation.
- Assure the safe and prompt transportation of ambulance patients while ensuring that the transport is performed in a timely, professional manner with the patient’s comfort and service excellence being priority.
- This is a professional job that must remain flexible due to the nature of emergency calls that may include working in hazardous conditions and in uncontrolled environments.
- The position requires the necessity to use critical thinking skills to assess, triage, communicate, treat and transport patients during life threatening situations.
- The EMT must be able to integrate care seamlessly with all other emergency agencies including police, fire, ALS and other BLS.
- Patient care reports must be completed on each patient.
- Daily operational tasks are also required in support of the department.
- All actions must be in accordance with all the State of New Jersey Guidelines in (8:40) regarding Emergency Medical Technicians.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
1. High School Diploma or Equivalent
Licenses and Certifications Required:
- Emergency Medical Technician Certification New Jersey or Current New Jersey or National Registry EMT-B Certification or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - Basic Certification or Current New York EMT-Basic Certification.
- AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification or BLS Instructor Trainer
- Valid Drivers License from a USA state.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
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