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Emergency Vehicle Operator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
LifeStar Response of Maryland
Physical Address

Seaford, DE 19973
Job Description

LifeStar Response of Maryland offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Short / Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K and much more!

Position Summary:Provide emergency medical care, patient assessment and care, transport services, and other services by performing the following duties. Appropriate for an energetic, professionally minded EMS individual.

Qualification Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ Valid, current Emergency Vehicle Operator License and current CPR/AED Certification.

+ In general, no criminal record in which the individual received a verdict of other than non-guilty in a criminal proceeding. However, specific factors, including but not necessarily limited to how recent the criminal proceeding, the nature of the criminal act, and other factors will be utilized by Administration in determining relevance and overall impact on the individual’s suitability for initial or continued employment.

+ Must be at least 21 years of age.

+ Must have no more than three (3) current points on driving record and must also meet any other driving history requirements of the Company’s liability insurance carrier. In addition, regardless of age, must have either verified and substantial prior emergency vehicle driving training and experience, or on a case by case basis, if the individual has successfully completed the company’s probationary period, the individual may be selected by Administration to be trained in-house for driver status, and if the individual meets the motor vehicle administration driving requirements, may qualify as a driver. These requirements may be modified as deemed necessary, particularly to maintain compliance with insurance and governmental regulations and requirements.

+ May not be concurrently employed by any other ambulance service or any other entity which could pose a conflict.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Safe and efficient operation of ambulances and other company vehicle and equipment.

+ Basic life support treatment and transportation of sick and injured persons.

+ Providing emergency medical treatment, while not exceeding the level of skill, training and certification of the individual employee.

+ Full compliance with all applicable state, local, and federal regulations and laws, pertaining to but not limited to protocols, standards of care, motor vehicle operations, and patient rights.

+ Observes patient, records significant conditions and treatments rendered.

+ Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.

+ Prepares inventories and stocks supplies and inspects equipment for proper operation.

+ Cleans and disinfects interior of ambulance. Cleans and details exterior of ambulance. Cleaning and maintaining the cleanliness and proper stocking of the ambulance, company vehicles, equipment, office, lounge, and bathrooms.

+ Must be able to safely lift, transfer and maneuver patients in and out of ambulances, facilities, residences and other locations.

+ Must be able to effectively communicate with patients, family members, medical personnel, and the general public in verbal and written form.

+ Must have reliable transportation and must report to work punctually for all scheduled shifts and in proper uniform.

+ Maintaining a clean and complete uniform, personal hygiene, and professional, pleasant and polite demeanor to all persons with whom the individual comes in contact with while on duty.

+ Must be available, willing and able to work, when requested up to and including 60 minutes prior to the scheduled shift start time and may be dispatched an additional transport, if the employee is still on the clock up to and including their scheduled shift end time. Specific requirements are explained in the Procedure Manual.

+ Completing and maintaining accurate records and documentation with regard to transport, equipment inspection, supplies usage incidents and other forms of documentation inherent in the operation.

+ Promote the company, perform public relations when assigned, perform standby coverage at special events, deliver medical equipment and supplies when assigned, and other details when assigned.

+ Attending company meetings and educational sessions whenever possible.

+ Inspecting and promptly reporting damage, deficiencies, safety issues or other problems with ambulances, company vehicles, equipment and supplies, or any other matters relevant to the safe, efficient and proper operation of the company. Such reports are to be made immediately to Administration.

+ Reporting immediately to Administration in writing any change in the employee’s driving record status, certification status or any other change in circumstances or status which could affect the individual’s ability to effectively and safely perform the duties of the position or to otherwise qualify for the position held.

+ Reporting immediately to Administration in writing any change in the employee’s health status or physical status which could affect the individual’s ability to effectively safely perform the duties of the position, or to otherwise qualify for the position held.

+ Reporting immediately to Administration any change in information provided to the company on employment records or other company records.

+ In the interest of maintaining the highest level of quality patient care, safety, and efficiency of operation, it is the responsibility of each employee to report immediately to Administration any violation of the personnel policies or procedures.

+ Compliance with all provisions of the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual, as well as all other company rules, regulations, directives, or instructions from supervisors.

+ Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding all information pertaining to company policies, pricing, contract terms, trade secrets, competitive information, strategic information, patient date, forms, manuals, charts, employee data, or any other sensitive or confidential information obtained while employed by or pertaining to the company, it’s employees, business information, or patients. Due to the extremely sensitive nature of this position, this duty of strict confidentiality extends beyond the term of employment.

+ Supervised by and reports to Operations Management (including Shift Supervisors, Field Supervisors, Director of Field Operations, Director of Internal Operations.)

+ Other duties as assigned by Administration.

Education Requirements:

+ High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Frequently: Ability to lift, carry, and balance 110 pounds; ability to exert on a regular basis 50 pounds of force and at times up to 100 pounds.

Constantly: Ability to bend and stoop, ability to

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