Ambulance Driver Job Description Sample
The Van Driver is responsible for the transportation of citizens in Lake of the Woods County according to the timetable and guidelines established by the Far North Director. He/She is also responsible for assisting patrons of the van in any way necessary, including running wheelchair lift and seating passengers according to need so that the highest level of safety may be maintained. He/She is responsible for equipment checks and basic maintenance of the vehicle. He/She must keep records of the vehicle use and subsequent submission of these records to the proper agencies. He/She is responsible for continual evaluation and improvement of the transportation program through the submission of ideas to the Far North Director and the VP Health Services.
Driver must be familiar with city and county roads.
Driver will learn the safe operation of wheelchair lift, wheelchair tie downs and all other Van equipment.
Any need for repair is immediately reported to the supervisor or fleet maintenance personnel.
Uses proper lifting techniques and follows established procedures during the course of work.
Understands and follows safety procedures specifically related to job duties.
Skill, Knowledge or Abilities critical to this role:
Excellent verbal skills needed.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have valid driver's license.
Must have clean driving history or history reviewed by Far North Director for approval
Driver will be CPR certified and must able to handle minor emergencies.
Ambulance Driver - On Call Position
Drives emergency vehicle to transport ill, injured, or convalescent persons to and from the hospital and assists EMT's in lifting and transferring persons to and from stretcher
High School graduate or equivalent
Must possess a current Iowa driver's license
Must be certified in BLS
- Knowledge and Skills
Must have knowledge necessary to competently and safely drive emergency vehicle and assist with performing minor emergency first aid. Must complete Emergency Vehicle Drive Course
- Service Skills
Must demonstrate strong customer service skills, display a high degree of empathetic understanding, tact and kindness toward others, ability to communicate well and work effectively with others, be a team player.
Work is medium to heavy demand.
Required to lift and/or carry 100 lbs or more on occasional basis, over 50 lbs frequently and 20 lbs or more occasionally
Lifting, pulling, and pushing patients, stretchers and wheelchairs
Frequent reaching, handling, grasping
Frequent climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, squatting, twisting, and standing
Near visual acuity required to drive, read instructions and other written documentation
Ability to hear and speak clearly
Works inside and outside. May be exposed to extreme cold (100 degrees F) for periods of up to one hour or more
May be exposed to atmospheric conditions with one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation
May be exposed to hazards including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electric current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals or toxic materials
May be exposed to contagious or infectious diseases.
Direct Patient Care
Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to respond to specific issues and data reflective of the patient's status. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the primary population of patients served in the department.
Job Specific responsibilities related to departmental key functions
Maintains on-call status as scheduled
Responds to emergency calls in an expeditious manner
Assists with administering first aid such as bandaging and splinting
Assists with lifting and carrying patients into and out of emergency vehicle
Demonstrates knowledge of location of all supplies and equipment in the emergency vehicle in order to retrieve items as necessary for EMTs
Displays proficiency in use of equipment as appropriate for driver
Communicates effectively via radio with dispatch
Maintains professionalism in communication
Safely drives emergency vehicle in accordance with Iowa Law. Drives in appropriate manner, not to endanger lives of bystanders, patients, co-workers and other drivers. Wears seat belt at all times.
Maintains emergency vehicles, medical, and communication equipment after each call
Checks fuel level and fills tank if necessary
Mops and cleans inside of emergency vehicle
Cleans all equipment used
Replaces linen on cart
Assists EMTs in replacing all supplies used
Notifies team leader or Administrative Director of needed repairs on vehicles and equipment as needs arise
Demonstrates behaviors that support the hospital's mission, vision, and values.
Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to hospital safety and infection control plans.
Demonstrates knowledge of and actively participate in the hospital's quality improvement plan.
Demonstrates knowledge of and compliance to the hospital's compliance, HIPAA and confidentiality policies and procedures.
Demonstrates strong customer service skills.
Actively participates in departmental meetings, in-services and other training sessions relative to the job.
Actively participates in hospital or departmental committees or work groups.
Adapts easily to changes in work assignment and environment.
Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to perform additional tasks as assigned.
Demonstrates positive communication skills within the department and organization.
Portrays a positive attitude toward work and toward the organization.
Demonstrates professionalism and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits and behaviors.
Willingly assists co-workers with job duties.
Demonstrates initiative and ability to adapt positively to change.
Ambulance Driver- Prn/Standby
POSITION SUMMARY: Knowledgeable of State Road laws and aware of speed limits, visibility and road conditions at all times. Drivers must have a valid chauffeur's license in the State of Iowa and have/maintain a good driving record.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DETAILED DUTIES:
Ensures the safety of the patient, the attendant, and the public. Demonstrates an awareness of road safety requirements, as well as the specific tasks that are assigned to the ambulance driver.
Remains knowledgeable of the State Road laws and is always aware of speed limits, visibility and road conditions.
Utilizes lights and siren when needed. Always uses seat belts and demonstrates road courtesy, but drives defensively.
Always uses correct radio procedures including reporting actions to dispatcher and asking for traffic control if and when an emergency call is in progress.
Assists attendant in a professional manner in retrieving needed equipment and providing patient care to save life and limb.
Is fully knowledgeable of geographic area within six months of employment. Knows locations of towns/villages, knows local landmarks and is familiar with housing and business layout of communities.
Completes annual review of Emergency Vehicle Operations driving policy.
Completes annual review of Iowa laws regarding emergency vehicle operations.
Current First Responder certification from the State of Iowa.
BLS (CPR) certified or obtained within 3 months of employment.
Valid chauffeurs license in the State of Iowa.
Current AED training.
Ambulance Stock Clerk, Fulltime
Req ID: 105634
Work with the Operations and Support Services Supervisor to ensure that all assigned duties are fulfilled. Ensure the needs of the department are met. Comply with company and department policies and procedures. Maintain an Inventory Control System. Maintain general cleanliness of the Support Services areas of responsibility (Supply room, garage bay area, wash bay, bio room).
Position may be located at AMR or MedicWest
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Stock medical equipment in ambulances.
Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle and station.
Dispense medical equipment to emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
Compose and submit appropriate supply inventory forms and other forms as requested.
Read maps and route ambulance unit when necessary to return and pick-up equipment.
Responsible for adhering to all company policies and procedures.
Consistently meet the physical requirements of the position.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Pass all aspects of MedicWest Ambulance hiring, screening and orientation
Valid Nevada driver's license and acceptable driving record
Effective oral and written communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Occasionally: High pressure, hazards, fatigue, boredom, and intense tasks.
Frequently: Repetitive tasks.
Constantly: Preparation of emergency vehicles
Occasionally: Climbing, balancing, kneeling, stooping, and leaning.
Frequently: Smelling, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, kneeling, upper and lower body flexibility, multiple physical activities performed at the same time.
Constantly: Lifting, driving ambulance, sitting, seeing, hearing/listening, clear speech, touching, walking inside and outside.
Occasionally: Works alone, outdoors, inside, extreme heat and cold, wet and/or humid, noise, vibrations, mechanical equipment, toxic conditions, exposure to fumes/odors, dirt, dust, and gases.
Frequently: Extended day, confined areas, temperature changes, other hazardous conditions, human excrement, blood, urine, mucous, tissue.
Constantly: Works with and around others, face-to-face and verbal contact with others, shift work, outside.
Occasionally: Simple and complex reading, simple and higher math skills.
Frequently: Simple and complex writing, memorization, problem solving, perception/computation.
Constantly: Analyzing, judgment, reasoning, decision making.
Occasionally: Suction equipment, telephone, cleaning equipment and supplies, protective devices and protective clothing.
Frequently: Maps, bandaging, radio, airway equipment/airway bag, disposable supplies, durable equipment, trauma bag/box.
Constantly: Gurney, pager
AMR, as a Federal Contractor request priority of services and referrals of protected veterans.
AMR shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require AMR take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Paramedic Ambulance Services
Provides high quality medical care and transportation for patients in the Middlesex Health System. Works with an E.M.T. partner on the ambulance during 8-hour shifts and is responsible for bariatric and specialty care transports as ordered by a physician. When not transporting patients in the ambulance, paramedics work alongside Emergency Department staff and operate within the statuatory and regulatory framework established by the State of CT Emergency Medical Services for the paramedic level.
Has the knowledge and skills necessary to assess health needs of patients and deliver emergent care in a safe manner. Must be able to safely transfer and move patients utilizing hospital approved transportation equipment.
Currently licensed as a Paramedic to practice in the State of Connecticut
CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advance Life Support certifications
Valid CT driver's license with excellent driving record
Emt-Paragould Ambulance (Prn)
Works under the direction of a physician and a paramedic with protocols/standing orders in the field to provide safe skilled age appropriate care to patients. Participates in the assessment, planning, implementation evaluation of pre-hospital paramedic care, within the objectives, standards and policies of the medical center and within the scope of his or her preparation.
Verified license as an Arkansas EMT with current driver's license in good standing. (ITLS
or equivalent required within one year.) CPR certified bi-annually. Must maintain insurance
eligibility through company insurer.
Ems-Emt, Ambulance Services, Prn, Piedmont Newton
The Emergency Medical Technician provides emergency care, rescue and transportation of the sick and/or injured patient within Newton County, Georgia.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School diploma or equivalent.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current EMT certification. Maintains a current, valid Georgia Driver's license, with an acceptable Motor Vehicle record.
One (1) year working experience as an Emergency Medical Technician working within and Emergency Medical Service system is preferred. CPR Certification required.
Ambulance Attendant - Als
EXEMPTION STATUS* Non-exempt* REQUIREMENTS* Education:
* High School graduate or equivalent preferred. * Experience:* ALS: 2 years work experience on a medic unit with a career agency or department or equivalent preferred * Knowledge, skills and abilities required: * Must remain calm and organized in emergent situations. * Must be available for rotating shifts as required * Must have keen sense of responsibility, ability to make decisions, and work independently * Must have good judgment. * Must have basic computer knowledge. * Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. * Must be able to interact effectively with the public. * Perform IV/IO access including ED* Operate mechanical ventilators * Operate under REMS and department protocols to include special MD orders. * Other duties as assigned under the scope of practice of Virginia as a Paramedic * Licensure/Certifications: * Advance Life Support Attendant: Paramedic* AHA BLS Healthcare Providers* AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or within 90 days of hire* AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or within 90 day of hire * Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC)* Must produce acceptable DMV driving record
The Manager of the Ambulance Service at Wyoming Medical Center is responsible for the provision of service, personnel management, staff performance, process improvement, fiscal management and regulatory compliance for a team that makes up our Ambulance Department. The Manager collaborates with Clinical Managers, Medical staff, Physicians, Clinics and other hospital departments to establish, achieve, track and monitor organizational and departmental goals. The manager oversees the day to day operations of the Ambulance service and is expected to ensure that staff are trained, following department procedures and policies, as well as adhering to WMC and governmental guidelines.
The employee shall comply with all safety and health standards, and all rules, regulations, and orders which are applicable to the individual's own position, actions, and conduct.
Performs duties and responsibilities within the scope of a Paramedic as defined by the Wyoming State Office of Emergency Medical Services, Wyoming Medical Center policies and procedures, and the Paramedic job description.
Oversees adequate staffing levels on a daily basis to assure patient assignments are made based on patient acuity, staff expertise, and skill levels, in conjunction with the Charge Medic.
Educates staff in the delivery of patient care, and assists in patient care as needed or scheduled.
Performs, educates on, and encourages customer satisfaction and quality improvement.
Establishes and promotes a framework for Emergency Medical Services built on core ideology which includes vision, mission, philosophy, core values, evidence-based practice, and standards of practice. Supports the Caring Model of professional practice
Ensures daily operations are followed as outlined in the Employee Handbook and applicable Policies and Procedures..
Supports, enforces, and executes Road Safety standards.
Serves as a resource for Emergency Services Maintenance Committee.
Participates actively in Unit Council.
Conducts staff meetings with Director or leads meetings as needed.
Participates in conducting Quality Assurance (QA) and Process Improvement (PI) initiatives for the department.
Serves as liaison between WMC and the Wyoming Office of Emergency Services.
Builds relationships with hospital departments and management to carry out WMC Vision and Mission.
Ensures department compliance with standards and guidelines of regulatory agencies, including the State of Wyoming, Medicare/Medicaid, The Joint Commission, and others.
Ensures timely and appropriate responses to concerns and complaints of patients, physicians, employees, and others.
Monitors Clinical Ladder processes and documentation of participating Paramedics.
Ensures timely response to ambulance calls, and participates in calls as needed.
Ensures cleanliness and safety of ambulances and garages.
Ensures that ambulance tickets and charges are appropriately documented.
Assists in the Emergency Room as needed.
Facilitate programs and partnerships to support community health and wellness initiatives through the continuum of care at all access points.
Accountable for improvements in the performance of quality metrics related to nationally recognized organizations such as Joint Commission, Leapfrog, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other measures related to the prevention of complications of care, including adherence to national patient safety goals, prevention of falls and pressure ulcers, achieves departmental and organizational strategic goals, actively improves patient satisfaction, facilitates the prevention of infections, and decreases in Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI), Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), and Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) incidence as related to job responsibilites.
Accountable for and facilitates actions with staff to reduce incidences of falls and pressure ulcers.
Ensures compliance with Handwashing Adherence Initiatives (HAI).
Implements strategies to increase the percentage of overall patient satisfaction; services scores for unit is in top box.
Accountable for successful achievement of organizational goals.
Successfully completes leadership training and demonstrates competency in leadership.
Performs other duties as assigned.
FWS Community Service - Hoboken Ambulance Quad
This position is for Stevens students currently enrolled. Must have at least 6 credits.
Requirement: Candidate must have received a Federal Work Study on your Financial Aid Award Letter. Students must receive release to work from Financial Aid Coordinator. This position is for Stevens students currently enrolled.
The Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps is an all volunteer ambulance service providing free emergency medical services to Hoboken's 50,000 residents. For more information contact Thomas Molta (President) at 201-420-2135 or email@example.com
The Hoboken Ambulance SQUAD address is 707 Clinton Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
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