**These EMT positions will serve Cumberland, Perry, and York Counties**
Penn State Health Life Lion LLC is seeking skilled and dedicated EMT’s to respond to emergencies, assess patients; provide treatment in accordance with PA DOH Basic Life Support standard curriculum. They are also responsible to transport patients according to established protocols and assist Advance Life Support (Paramedic) providers with patient care management. In addition, they perform non-emergency routine medical transports utilizing ambulances and wheelchair vans and follow up with complete appropriate documentation. Penn State Health Life Lion LLC EMT’s are part of a highly reputable team that supports the mission of Penn State Health, a leading Academic Medical Health System.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Basic life support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Program CPR/AED certified required.
Eligibility for Pennsylvania EMT certification required.
Valid Driver’s license required and eligible to operation an EMS vehicle in the Commonwealth of PA required.
Completion of approved Emergency Vehicle Operations Training program required.
PA DOH EMSVO eligibility required.
Hazmat Awareness Training must be obtained within 30 days of start date.
NIMS (100, 200, 700, 800) required within 30 days of start date.
Able to stand/walk frequently; sit occasionally.
Able to lift/carry 0-200 lbs frequently.
Able to push/pull 0-200 lbs frequently.
Able to lift/carry and push/pull over 200 lbs infrequently with assistance or use of lifting equipment.
Able to climb occasionally, reach constantly.
Able to use hand for simple/firm grasping.
Able to work in all environmental and weather conditions.
At least 6 months of EMT experience preferred
Penn State Health Offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to:
Generous Paid Time Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
Tuition reimbursement for full-time employees up to $5,250 annually
Matching 401K retirement plan
ABOUT PENN STATE HEALTH:
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania. The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, PA. It also includes Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, PA, and 2 new Community Hospitals currently under construction in Enola and Lancaster, PA as well as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations.
ABOUT SOUTH-CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA:
We are proud to possess a vibrant urban area surrounded by small town rural communities which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Harrisburg Symphony, Allenberry Resort & Playhouse and The Chambersburg Community Theater, museums, Jubilee Day (oldest 1 day street fair on the east coast), farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from The Penn State University Harrisburg & Mont Alto Campus’s, Messiah University, Shippensburg University, Hershey Park, Lancaster’s Amish country, and the Gettysburg Battlefield. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, skiing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Washington Nationals AA Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the Williams Grove Speedway. South Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as the Poconos’s, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City, Pittsburgh, and the eastern shore.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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