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Emergency Medical Technician

Company: Willow Valley Communities
Location: Willow Street
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description and Responsibilities:Willow Valley is hiring an EMT to provide emergency and short term care to Residents in Independent Living, in conjunction with the nursing team. The EMT will provide emergency care to Team Members and guests and assistance to other departments during emergency/disaster events.Opportunities with WVC:Excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and visionUse of our amenities, such as our fitness center, spa, cafes and swimming poolsWeekly payTeam Member Appreciation EventsPlus many moreWage:$21.00 + based on experienceResponsibilities:Complies with Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Basic Life Support Protocols and in accordance with approved medical directives.Responds to trouble calls to determine Resident needs.Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of Residents.Provides emergency response as needed: assists with CPR & AED response.Responds to life saving situations based upon basic life support protocols.Responsible for giving emergency, acute and short term illness medical care to Residents following established medical directives and Resident Nursing department policies and procedures.Observes Residents, records significant conditions and reactions and notifies healthcare provider of Residents condition and reaction to drugs, treatments and significant incidents.Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal. Takes finger stick blood glucose readings and monitors pulse oximetry.Maintains Resident Nursing Office hours daily, as needed.Checks and maintains emergency bags/cart on a routine basis.Monitors and works with Managers of Resident Services and Supportive Living Team to plan and implement changes in Level of Living.Transports Residents by wheelchair if needed.Assists with managing the wellness meal program for Residents.Responsible for bio-hazardous waste disposal from the nursing office to the bio-hazardous freezer as needed.Runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone as needed.Maintains accurate documentation in nurses' notes and electronic medical records (EMR).Uses computer programs and IPAD's.Enters Resident and Team Member information into the electronic data base.Responsible for completing Resident Event Reports, Post Exposure Event Reports and Team Member Incident Review Process (IRP) reports.Assists in training and orientation of new Team Members in the Resident Nursing Department.Responsible to function as a Concierge when coverage is needed.Participates in department improvement which includes Corporate and department annual goals.Attends scheduled nursing meetings and training/competency sessions.Completes annual on-line training courses.Qualifications:High School diploma or GED; OR1-3 months related experience and/or training; OREquivalent experienceMust have current PA EMT certificationMaintains current CPR/AED trainingHours:40 hrs/weekSchedule:FT Night Shift, 11:00pm-7:30amIncludes every other weekendIncludes every other holidayLocation:The Manor and Lakes Campuses of Willow Valley CommunitiesLancaster and Willow Street, PAILRN111

Keywords: Willow Valley Communities, Lancaster , Emergency Medical Technician, Professions , Willow Street, Pennsylvania

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