Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Washington County Fiscal Court

Send Resume to [email protected] to apply!

 Administer basic life support, and other forms of prehospital emergency care to people who are injured or
 Assess patients’ injury or illness severity to establish and prioritize prehospital medical procedures
 Follow WCEMS Standard Operating Guidelines
 Follow the state of KY EMS Protocols at the direction of EMS’s Medical Director
 In accordance with KRS and KAR regarding emergency medical services, complete paperwork and electronic
healthcare records on patients encountered in a timely manner
 Safely operates ambulances and other emergency response vehicles
 Communicate clearly and concisely to physicians and other healthcare providers both in person and via
 Assure all equipment and supplies are present on the assigned ambulance, as outlined by departmental
 Maintain all sectors and vehicles by disinfecting, cleaning, and organizing.
 Attend mandatory training sessions and staff meetings
 Responsible for other duties as assigned by supervisor or command staff

 Working indoor or outdoor in all types of weather conditions to include extreme hot/cold
temperatures night or day
 Working irregular hours (24+ hour shifts); irregular breaks
 Riding in the back of a moving vehicle
 Job-related risks for communicable diseases and/or bloodborne pathogen exposures
 High risk for mental stress related to treating and caring for the sick and injured (children, adults,
and the elderly) to include those with special needs, and abused patients
 Flexible and team-minded partner able to work in complex stressful situations

 Repetitive lifting of over 25lbs.
 Bending, stooping, and climbing stairs
 Driving ambulances or med cars for distances greater than 5 miles per shift during daylight or
 Clear vision and hearing
 Defensive driving skills
 Quick motor and sensory response skills
 Strong critical thinking skills
 Precise clinical decisions under pressure or stress
 Excellent speaking, listening, communication and comprehension skills
 Accurate documentation of reports and paperwork.
 Compassionate caring and people skills.
 Able to work under pressure with little to no guidance or supervision
 Must be able to make informed decisions
 Cleaning and disinfecting ambulances and other vehicles, equipment, and common/lounge areas

 High School Diploma
 Kentucky EMT Certification
 Must possess a valid driver’s license
 Must pass a background check
 Must pass a drug and alcohol screening

To apply for this job email your details to daniel@sweda.org