EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (A,B,I)

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-15-081
Title EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (A,B,I)
Supervisor EMS DIRECTOR
Department EMS/FIRE
Location WELLPINIT, WA.
Status PART-TIME, ON-CALL
Rate of Pay $12.50+ DOE, DOQ
Opening Date AUGUST 7, 2015
Closing Date OPEN CONTINOUS

INTRODUCTION:

The employee will respond to all medical emergencies and structure fires on the Spokane Indian Reservation while on shift and administer treatment and transport of all patients in accordance with department policy.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate with other EMS staff in a group setting while responding to emergencies.
  • Report for duty to designated station and remain at the station for the duration of the shift.
  • Provide emergency medical care to all sick and/or injured patients within the boundaries of the reservation, including transport to local medical facilities in accordance with department policy and certification level.
  • Operations of specialty vehicles and emergent response in these vehicles including operation of emergency lights and sirens within the prescribed Policy and Procedures.
  • Use of extrication equipment for the removal of patients from accident scenes.
  • Respond and assist to all structure fires on the reservation.
  • Effective radio communications with local dispatching agency as well as communications with area hospitals using the H.E.A.R. system.
  • Effective communication, both written and verbal with area hospitals to ensure proper information is passed along to the receiving facility.
  • General maintenance and restocking of all vehicles and medical supplies carried on vehicles. This includes proper cleaning and disinfecting of all medical equipment and vehicles.
  • Station duties including the general cleaning and upkeep of the Public Safety building to ensure building is safe and presentable to the public.
  • Complete daily vehicle checks, supply checks, and station check off lists.
  • Wear station uniform while on duty and maintain a professional appearance.
  • Must ensure mandatory training is obtained by the EMT to maintain certification.
  • Available for coverage of open shifts, as needed, as well as special event coverage.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Ability to pass a federal background check.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License, with a good driving record and insurable under the Spokane Tribe’s insurance policy.
  • Minimum of six months field experience preferred.
  • Must be able to perform extended shift work.
  • Physical strength and agility needed to perform duties as assigned. This requires lifting at least 80 pounds.
  • Must be in good mental and physical health.
  • Must follow STRICT confidentiality of all patient information in compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Ability to work in occasional severe conditions, including severe weather, or sitting, standing, squatting for extended lengths of time.
  • Must submit to all pre-employment examinations and tests in accordance with Tribal policy.

 SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Washington State EMT certification.
  • Valid Provider CPR certification.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Firefighter I preferred but not required.
  • Fire Training preferred.          

SUPERVISORY CONTROL:

  • Employee will be under the direct supervision of the EMS director. This employee will not be supervising employees.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Must have ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Must have ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

REASONING ABILITY:

Must have ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Must have ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism. Must have ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to    successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee must be able to lift at least 80 pounds intermittently, as well as possess the ability to lift up to 250 pounds with the assistance of a partner.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The Employee is also regularly required to stand, walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, and to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, also climb and get into confined spaces.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires employees to be ready for all types of weather with short notice. This includes moderate heat, cold, snow, rain, poor visibility, among other conditions.  Employee may be subjected to severe weather for extended periods of time. Extrication may be required on rough and sometimes wilderness terrain. Employees should be prepared to safely operate emergency vehicles, respond to emergencies, and spend up to 5 hours in moderate to severe weather as needed.  

Applications Are Available In the Tribal Human Resources Department
Or, can be downloaded from our website: www.spokanetribe.com
Contact: Robi Flett or Sabrina McCoy
(509) 458-6527 or (509) 458-6583
P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040 FAX: (509) 458-6556
E-mail:   robi.flett@spokanetribe.com or sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com
The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy
Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test
Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period