Union Volunteer Emergency Squad
  • Endicott, NY, USA
  • 22.84-23.41 per hour Hour Pay rate based on level of experience and existing collective bargaining agreement
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Insurance (Choose from 4 plans), Health Savings Account w/ Employer Contributions, Dental Insurance, Sick Time, Paid Time Off, Short Term Disability (up to 66% of wages), NYS Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 403b with up to 5% match, Company paid uniforms, Training and tuition allowances, Paid bereavement leave, Paid family leave, Career advancement opportunities available


Accepting applications for anticipated Full Time AEMT-Paramedic position(s) at Union Volunteer Emergency Squad, Inc. (UVES).

UVES is the 9-1-1 EMS provider to the Town of Union; is recruiting individuals for anticipated Full-Time openings. UVES is seeking individuals who are committed to the overall success and continued growth of emergency medical services. The right candidate will be an individual who can demonstrate professionalism and a desire for personal growth in the healthcare industry. Candidates; minimally; should be highly motivated, creative, self-starting, team-oriented, ethical, respectful, and committed to community success.

For more information on our community and organization, please visit: www.unionems.com

Benefits-

  • Health Insurance (Choose from 4 plans)
  • Health Savings Account w/ Employer Contributions for qualified plans
  • Dental Insurance
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • NYS Short Term Disability
  • 403b with up to 5% match
  • Training allowances
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Paid family leave

Position Summary:

Provides basic and advanced life support care to sick and injured persons in the pre-hospital setting as authorized and directed by SREMS/Medical Control Physician in accordance with locally approved treatment protocols through performance of acquired skills pertinent to the NYS level of the provider. Provides exemplary emergency medical services with care and compassion by performing theses duties personally enabling UVES to become the premier emergency service organization providing revolutionary care and exceptional service.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct patient care while operating from an ambulance, first response vehicle, field hospital or other designated unit
  • Be responsible for and assist with the proper care and treatment of all sick and injured persons found within the organizations designated response area as well as in any mutual aid district
  • Treat and transport, or assist with the treatment and transport of all patients in accordance with current organizational, regional and state standards as outlined in their current manuals or protocol books which shall include but not be limited to:
    • Assessing the nature and extent of illness and injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed or the need to request additional assistance
    • Administers initial treatment at an emergency scene:
      • Takes and records a patient's vitals signs
      • Performs CPR
      • Restores and stabilizes heart rhythm on pulseless, non breathing patients
      • Performs other skills within the scope of practice as needed
    • Assists in extricating trapped victims
    • Initiates advanced life support procedures as authorized by the medical director including but not limited to:
      • Cardiac monitoring and defibrillation
      • Intravenous therapy
      • Medication administration
      • Endotracheal intubation and other advance airway skills
    • Transports sick and injured persons to appropriate treatment centers
    • Observes, records and reports to the receiving physician the patient's condition and reaction to treatment as well as significant incidents related to the patient's care
    • Communicates with the hospital, physician, and other medical personnel either in person, by telephone, or radio
    • Operates the ambulance with due diligence to the scene and/or hospital
  • Prepares required reports and completes other shift paperwork as assigned
  • Ensures all vehicles are properly stocked and in organizational readiness at all times by performing daily vehicle and equipment checks
  • Function as trainer or preceptor as necessary
  • Perform or assist with promotional or public relations activities as needed
  • Requisitions and restocks supplies, materials and equipment
  • Performs other jobs and related duties as assigned/directed

Qualifications:

Experience/Education

  • High school graduate or GED (required), Associates Degree desired
  • NYS Certified AEMT-Paramedic
  • National Registry of EMT Paramedic Certification desired
  • Current Drivers License
  • One year patient care experience as an certified EMT or higher
  • American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, PALS or equivalent certifications

Classification:

Full Time- Non-Exempt Starting Pay DOQ/DOE: Base annual salary calculated on 76 hours regular and 8 hours overtime bi-weekly (2,184 hrs/yr)


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