Emergency Medical Technician Job Description
The following is a full job description for Emergency Medical Technician. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Emergency Medical Technician along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Emergency Medical Technician is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Medical Records Technician, Medical Device Lab Technician , Medical Records Coding Technician, Emergency Dispatcher, Emergency Services Director, Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Room, Physician - Emergency Room, Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room, DME Technician
Requirements and Responsibilities For Emergency Medical Technician
Responds to an emergency call, assesses the situation, obtains a basic medical history and physical examination of the patient, and provides emergency care at the scene and during transit to the hospital. Utilizes necessary medical equipment to treat the patient and ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness. Communicates with the medical care facility receiving the patient about the patient's condition, status, and arrival time. Requires a high school diploma, registration with the EMT National Registry, licensure by state EMS Authority, and 2-4 years of related experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to a manager.
Also Referred to as: Emergency Medical Technician, EMT, Ambulance Attendant
Similar Jobs:  Medical Records Technician, Medical Device Lab Technician , Medical Records Coding Technician, Emergency Dispatcher, Emergency Services Director, Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Room, Physician - Emergency Room, Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room, DME Technician
Categories:  Healthcare -- Technicians
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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