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					          LAKE COUNTY AMBULANCE SERVICE
          421 20th Ave Two Harbors, MN 55616
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                               EMT Job Description
Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician

Reports To: Director or Branch Manager

Summary: Attend meetings and trainings, sign up for your required monthly on call
shifts, respond when the pager goes off, to administer top notch emergency care and
transport to appropriate facility in a safe manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      Attend and participate in monthly business meetings and training sessions
       regularly.

      Complete rig checks as assigned, in a timely fashion.

      Sign up for your monthly requirement of call shifts, and help to fill in extra shifts,
       or cover for someone in need.

      Carry your pager, keep in touch with what is going on, respond when you are
       able, whether on call or not. Be willing to change plans, get up in the middle of
       the night, act on a second’s notice when the pager goes off.

      Successfully complete all the required training within the first year. This includes
       Emergency Medical Technician training, emergency driving training, OSHA and
       AWAIR training, CPR, variances and protocols, and much more.

      Take personal responsibility for keeping your skill level in all areas top notch.

Qualifications: Applicant must hold a Minnesota driver’s license, and have an excellent
record. Must have a high school diploma or GED, and be at least 18 years of age. Must
be able to pass our pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Language Skills: Must possess above average verbal and written communication
skills.

Reasoning Ability: Must be able to make quick decisions under extreme pressure,
while remaining calm. Must be able to work under a great deal of stress, and still act
reasonably, according to the patient’s best interest and the crew’s ongoing safety.
          LAKE COUNTY AMBULANCE SERVICE
          421 20th Ave Two Harbors, MN 55616
       _________________________________________________________________



Physical Demands: Must be prepared to deal with all types of extreme weather. Must
help lift and carry patients of all sizes, carry gear of various types, hike into the woods,
or anywhere, any time of day or night, to the patient. Must be physically able to drive the
ambulance in a safe manner.

Work Environment: Your work environment will vary greatly, from our meeting room or
ambulance, to the ditch of a road at 2 AM in January, to a State Park in August, the
schools, nursing homes, private homes of all types, hospitals and clinics.

				
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