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Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System EMT-EMS in Spartanburg, South Carolina

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the provision of basic life support prehospital emergency care to ill or injured persons. Provides age specific and culturally appropriate patient care through knowledge of growth and development. Is in charge of patient care given by ambulance crew and provides supervision for non-paramedic crewmembers and first responders.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education, Certification/Experience Requirements:

  • ­High school graduate or GED

  • Certificate from Basic EMT program meeting DOT guidelines

  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record

Physical/Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to withstand stress/demands of active position

  • Must be able to withstand many long hours of standing, sitting, walking, bending, lifting and driving

  • Must be able to lift and move patients and equipment used

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently

  • Must be able to lift 135 pounds from floor to waist

  • Manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination and adequate vision is required for daily work

  • Must be able to respond calmly and efficiently in crisis situations

  • Must be able to work as team-member with co-workers, staff, public and other agencies

  • Must be able to function without direct supervision

  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills and speak English fluently

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