Under general supervision, attends to patients being transported to and from the
hospital. Provides inter-facility patient transfers and responds to 911 field calls. Identifies, assesses, and transports public inebriates. Safely operates department vehicles in emergency and non-emergency modes. Provides support functions for the Paramedic Division.
Education: High school diploma or GED certificate.
Experience: Typically, one year Health care and/or ambulance experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of emergency treatment and safety procedures. Working knowledge of the Denver Metropolitan EMT-Basic Protocols and Paramedic Division’s BLS Policy.
Skill in determining needs in changing environments. Able to speak with a clear, articulate voice over the radio. Ability to identify hazards. Ability to complete appropriate patient and daily activity forms.
Ability to appear in court when necessary. Ability to use appropriate and low impact means of restraint. Ability to safely operate a vehicle, to use radio communications equipment and procedures,and to document patient contacts using written and computer patient care reporting.
Certificate/License/Registration: Possession of a current Colorado Emergency Medical
Technician-Basic (EMT-B) Certificate issued by the State of Colorado. IV Certification. Possession of a valid Colorado Class R Drivers License.
All Certifications and Licenses are required at the time of appointment. All Certificates and Licenses must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.