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EMT Trainee (Emergency Services)

Charlottesville

EMT Trainee (Emergency Services)

  • R0042823
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Health Services
  • UVA Medical Center
Responsible for performing emergency medical treatmentcommunication and transport to the Medical Center. The EMT-Basic is an entry-level basic life support professionalwho is capable of functioning independently at the basic life support level but is still focused on gaining knowledge and experience.

Come work for the #1 hospital in VA-- University of Virginia Medical Center. We are hiring into our exciting Earn While You Learn program where you will be trained to become a State Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). The training and experiences will allow you to work in UVA's Emergency Services alongside the best nurses, doctors, EMTs, Paramedics, and support staff.

At the end of our training you will:
- Be eligible to take the state exam to become an EMT (required as a condition of employment)
- Have received training in the different components of what it takes to care for the ill and injured within the top Level 1 Trauma Center at UVA's Emergency Department
- Have received top-notch training in responding to medical emergencies within our community upon one of our Medic V ambulances

  • Assesses and treats ill and injured patients in accordance with local and University Protocols.
  • Maintains safety as a primary role through out all aspects of care and transportation.
  • Identifies potential areas for improved care.
  • Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per department policy.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $15.00 - $19.39 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent required.
Experience: None.
Licensure: None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling, climbing (ladder, steps), and driving. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull > 100lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, noise, outdoor climate, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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