Mount Sinai Careers

Emergency Medical Technician (Emt) - Part Time - Nights

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Part Time – Nights

Locations: New York, New York
Categories: Allied Health – Emergency Services
 

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Mount Sinai Health System

Department of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) – 74779

Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)  

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Receives emergency calls from dispatcher or Supervisor and promptly, safely responds to assignments.
  • Ensures the safety of the patient and other pre hospital personnel at all times.
  • Provides direct patient care from first contact through authorized hand off including but not limited to…
    • Performing medical histories and performs physical exams as indicated on patients in the field.
    • Initiating indicated treatment modalities according to written policies and medical control physician orders.
    • Accompanying the patient to the Emergency Department.
    • Monitoring and treating the patient during transportation.
    • Transporting the patient to the appropriate emergency department and reports orally to the nurse and/or physician.
  • Writes a comprehensive report documenting the situation at the scene, physical exam, orders received, treatments rendered, response to these treatments, and other information deemed pertinent.
  • Operates and maintains ambulances, other emergency vehicles, and equipment to ensure they are in efficient working order. This includes but isn’t limited to: replacing fuel, making minor repairs, cleaning and restocking the equipment and vehicles to maintain NYSDOH and FDNY regulatory standards.  Reports any obvious mechanical malfunctions or deficiencies to the supervisor immediately verbally and/or in writing.
  • Follows NYSDOH and FDNY Rules, Regulations and Protocols at all times.
Requirements: 
  • Four year high school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of training program as an NYSDOH Emergency Medical Technician, and other protocol update programs as currently required.
  • NYS certification test score minimum of 80%
  • Certification as a NYS EMT with at least 1 year of 911 experience in NYC preferred.
  • Tri-State issued driver's license with infraction free driving abstract requested within the last 30 days
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.  
  • Ability to perform heavy and awkward lifting of patients in difficult areas and terrain.

Strength Through Diversity

 

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

 

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

 

Who We Are

 

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans 

 

Meets     3 = Does not meet       1      2      3A. Clinical/Technical/Service             •    Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks:                         •    Receives emergency calls from dispatcher or Supervisor and promptly, safely responds to assignments.    0    0    0•    Ensures the safety of the patient and other pre hospital personnel at all times.    0    0    0•    Performs medical histories and performs physical exams as indicated on patients in the field.    0    0    0•    Initiates indicated treatment modalities according to written policies and medical control physician orders.    0    0    0•    Provides direct patient care from first contact through authorized hand-off at all times.        0    0    0•    Remains in-service until properly relieved or released by supervision.        0    0    0•    Accompanies the patient to the ED and monitors and treats the patient during transportation.    0    0    0•    Transports the patient to the appropriate emergency department and reports orally to the nurse and/or physician.    0    0    0•    Writes a comprehensive report documenting the situation at the scene, physical exam, orders received, treatments rendered, response to these treatments, and other information deemed pertinent.    0    0    0•    Maintains ambulance logs and submits detailed incident, accident, occurrence reports and statements when required.    0    0    0•    Operates the vehicle and equipment in a safe manner at all times. Safeguards all equipment.     0    0    0•    Maintains ambulances and other emergency vehicles and equipment in efficient working order, Replaces fuel, makes minor repairs, cleans and restocks the equipment and vehicles to maintain NYSDOH and FDNY regulatory standards.  Reports any obvious mechanical malfunctions or deficiencies to the supervisor immediately verbally and/or in writing.    0    0    0•    Wears issued uniform and maintains professional appearance while on duty.        0    0    0•    Maintains radio contact with FDNY at all times. Remains in assigned CSL when not on assignment.        0    0    0•    Complies with department vehicle in-service standards, including turn-out and ED turn-around.          0    0    0•    Follows NYSDOH and FDNY Rules, Regulations and Protocols at all times.        0    0    0•    Performs heavy and awkward lifting of patients in difficult areas and terrain.    0    0    0•    Remains Awake, Alert and Acknowledges Radio and CAD assignments promptly.                        •    Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.        0    0    0    Age Specific Competencies (check all patient population served)            0 Neonate/Infant   0 Pediatric  0 Adolescent  0 Adult  0 Geriatric  0 Not Applicable                        a. Identifies physical, behavioral and emotional characteristics typical for the age group.        0    0    0             b. Modifies approaches based on patient age-specific needs and responses to treatment.        0    0    0             c. Provides care for patients based on age-specific needs.        0    0    0             d. Uses communication techniques, which are age appropriate.        0    0    0                                B. Organizational/Managerial                        •    Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.        0    0    0•    Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.        0    0    0                                C. Educational/Professional Development                        •    Participates in the development of other staff members.        0    0    0•    Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements.        0    0    0•    Identifies learning strengths and needs        0    0    0•    Utilizes learning resources.        0    0    0•    Attends Mandatory education sessions and meetings        0    0    0•    Successfully completes state re-certification process.    0    0    0•    Maintains EMT certification through clinical experience, continuing medical education, and other seminars and conferences.    0    0    0•    Participates as a witness in the judicial system and other investigator functions, gives testimony and/or depositions when required by subpoena or other regulations.    0    0    0•    Performs other duties as required when available.    0    0    0                                D. Communication/Relationships                        •    Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients,          Families and significant others.         0    0    0•    Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff           and extended community.        0    0    0•    At the scene the EMT requests the assistance of and supervises the provision of medical care by police officers, fire personnel, bystanders, observers, physicians, nurses, coworkers and other EMT’s and Paramedics.            •    Interact appropriately with nurse, physicians, and other hospital employees, family members, crowds in places of public assembly, and fire, police, and other emergency personnel.  Must frequently apply the ability to influence and motivate others to obtain willing acceptance, consent, and action.            •    May be required to perform other duties as assigned or perform other duties when necessary.            IV.   EDUCATION REQUIRED    Four year high school diploma or equivalent.  Successful completion of training program as an NYSDOH Emergency Medical Technician, and other protocol update programs as currently required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       V.    EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED    The EMT is able to demonstrate knowledge and/or proficiency in the following areas: Situational assessment   management: ability to supervise others during crisis BCLS, Interaction with paramedics and other health care providers at the scene.  All equipment carried by the EMT Vehicle, patient assessment, Vehicle rescue and extrication techniques,  police, fire and other agency interface and interaction.  Policies, procedures and guidelines issued by NYS,  NYC, Hospital Center, and other agencies affecting all aspects of medical care and administrative function, State vehicle operations guidelines, and acute psychiatric intervention techniques.  Discussion of patient care regimes for common medical and traumatic ailments.VI.   LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED    Certification as a NYS EMT 1+ years 911 experience preferred. Tri-State issued driver's license with infraction free driving abstract. Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course completion desirableVII.  JOB HAZARDS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS     Works in all weather conditions. Must be able to lift and carry a patient and stretcher up and down several flights of stairs with small or no landings, lift stretcher, incubators and other equipment with patients aboard into the ambulance; which requires proper lifting techniques.  Must be able to carry equipment and travel on foot for several hundred yards.   Possible exposure to communicable diseases before their detection. Vehicle accidents with leaking fuels downed power lines, broken glass, and unsteady vehicles, Violent patients with deadly weapons, Crowds, hostile groups, Toxic chemical spills, Radiation and other hazardous materials present.  Excessive noise levels. Working in traffic on highways, streets. Boat, subway and train extrications.  Potential involvement in vehicle accidents with the ambulances.