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Job Title Critical Care Transport EMT
Location Lake City, FL
Department Field Operations
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Reports to Operations Manager
Shifts hiring Part-time, Full-time


POSITION:                   Critical Care Transport EMT
REPORTS TO:              Operations Manager
LOCATION:                  Lake City
FLSA STATUS:              Non-Exempt
TYPE:                          Regular Full-Time and Part-Time

 

Job Summary:

Assists the Critical Care Paramedic with high quality advanced life support including assessment, triage, and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Century’s Medical Directors within scope of practice; assesses the nature and extent of illness and injury to establish and prioritize care needed for safe transport of the critical patient to the appropriate facility.

Join a winning team today! 

What you will do as a CCT-EMT with Century:

  • Assist CCT paramedic in preparing patient, equipment, and directed treatment plans of critically ill or injured patients under the direction of the Medical Directors and the referring and/or receiving physicians in accordance with SOGs, policies, and standards of care
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients and their families, facility staff, members of other EMS agencies, as well as internal Century field crews and management
  • Continually operate as a patient advocate from inception of call to transfer of care while upholding compliance standards
  • Generate accurate and thorough documentation on all required mediums to include electronic and paper charting with prompt response to any QA or audit inquiries
  • Inspect and ensure vehicle is clean and stocked at beginning of shift and after each transport
  • Maintain a minimum of 15 critical care continuing education units (CEUs) annually in clinical competencies including but not limited to: ventilator / BiPAP equipment setup, IV pump setup, and advanced airway preparation and assist techniques
  • Participation in monthly case and performance improvement reviews of Century CCT transports
  • Perform Quality Assurance clinical review of BLS transports
  • Contribute and participate in community and public education events
  • Initiate and complete transports within scheduled shift, understanding that conclusion of these transports may require extend time beyond anticipated end time
  • Unit may be utilized for non-critical care transports in which crews are expected to perform

 

What it takes to be successful:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver license
  • 16-hour minimum Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC)
    • Type IV / MAV training to be provided by Century and completed successfully within 30 days of acceptance into program
  • Florida EMT certificate
    • 1 year EMT experience preferred in pre-hospital, interfacility, or critical care transport.
    • 6 months minimum required at Century
  • Successful completion of Century Critical Care EMT Training
    • To be provided and completed within 14 days of acceptance into program
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS with CPR and AED)

 

Other Requirements:

 

  • Internal applicants – A review of employee history will be completed
  • Must maintain current industry and Century standards with active / clear certifications and licenses  

 

Physical & Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to perform the following tasks:
    • Walk - frequently, up to 10 hours per day
    • Run - infrequently, 1-2 minutes per day
    • Stand - frequently, up to 10hours per day
    • Sit - frequently, up to 12 hours per day
    • Kneel - frequently, 10-15 times per day
    • Bend - frequently, 10-15 times per day
    • Must be able to lift, push, pull, carry:
      • 250 lbs. infrequently (1-6 times per shift)
      • 150 lbs. frequently (8-16 times per shift)
      • Must have the ability to step up and/ or climb over obstacles
      • Must be able to climb stairs while carrying up to 150 lbs.
      • Must have adequate hearing acuity to perform job tasks (as delineated in Florida Statutes 322.12 and 322.221, F.S. - License Examinations)
      • Must have adequate vision (with corrective lenses if needed) to clearly distinguish colors, shapes, distances, etc. (as delineated in Florida Statutes 322.12 and 322.221, F.S. - License Examinations)
      • Must have adequate hand and finger dexterity to grip and hold both large and small items
      • Must have adequate hand and arm strength to grip and lift heavy objects
      • Must be able to tolerate work in an outdoor environment (heat, cold, rain, etc.)
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information 
  • Understand and respond to a diverse population 
  • Utilize fine motor coordination, clear speech, and good visual acuity

 


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