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Medical Transport Aide-EMT in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 12/16/2018

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Medical Transport Aide-EMT is responsible for the following essential job functions:

  • Transports patients to and from diagnostic procedures and tests 
  • Maintains clean and efficient equipment; cleans wheelchairs and stretchers after each use with disinfectant; reports defective/broken equipment to supervisor
  • Assists with wheelchair locating and round-up
  • Lifts patients onto/out of wheelchairs, stretchers, beds, etc., using the patient lift when possible
  • Responsible for transporting patients to rehab facilities, nursing homes, home and other hospitals
  • Provides emergency medical care at the basic and advanced life support level according to Ambulance Service practices and policies, established protocols, verbal and written orders and state regulations
  • Monitors patients while in transport
  • Changes activities and behavior to ensure adequate age-appropriate care (i.e. neo-natal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric)
  • Provides clear verbal information via communication systems as required
  • Performs heavy and awkward lifting of patients in difficult areas and terrain
  • Maintains the safety and security of the vehicle and equipment; assists the medical transport supervisors in checking and maintaining vehicle equipment and supplies
  • Prepares accurate and legible records, logs and reports; provides medical reports to hospital staff all in a timely manner
  • Responsible for patients' personal property
  • Supervises and directs the activities and educational/clinical experiences of assigned observers and students
  • Participates actively in continuing education and medical audit programs

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current Indiana Drivers license with motor vehicle record that meets Eskenazi Health's driving policy
  • Current Indiana motor vehicle insurance
  • Must obtain EVOC Defensive Driving Course Certification within 6 months of employment
  • AHA CPR Certification
  • Indiana certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Ambulance