Community Health Tech, EMT (Casual)

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA
Job Description

Job Title: Community Health Tech, EMT (Casual)

Job ID: 180000LS

Status: Casual

Regular/Temporary: Limited


Shift: Day Job

Facility: Center for Emergency Medicine

Department: E Med Health

Location: 230 Mckee Place, Pittsburgh PA 15213



UPMC Center for Emergency Medicine is hiring a Casual Community Health Tech, EMT to help support the E Med Health group.

This position will work on a casual as needed basis for UPMC Health Plan clinics being held in the Greater Pittsburgh community areas.

The Community Health Technician is responsible for registering and then guiding patients through the health screening /community health process. The technician must set up and calibrate equipment as well as collect patient samples for the purpose of analyzing blood glucose and a total lipid panel. Blood pressure and BMI will also be assessed. Assists the Program Assistant as required.


* Assist health coaches with patient education as needed

* Assist with disease management and other preventive health services, including planning, implementation, service delivery and evaluation of these programs as requested

* Assist with photocopying, marketing material assembly, data input, and phone call follow-up

* Perform duties in accordance with scope of EMT certification


* EMT required

* Minimum of 1-year experience in public health, EMS, health screenings or other health related field

* Proficient in MS Word/Excel Ability to interact effectively with senior management, EMTs/paramedics, and program participants

* Reliable transportation Ability to work early morning hours and weekend hours as necessary

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Previous or current EMT certification

* Act 34 Criminal Clearance

* Emergency Medical Technician

* Emergency Medical Technician or Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $14.68 to $14.68

Union Position: No

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