Community Care Ambulance Network EMT - Basic in Ashtabula, Ohio
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Community Care Ambulance - CCA- is an innovative and recognized provider of emergency and non-emergency medical transportation services in northeast Ohio. Main offices located along Lake Erie and the Pennsylvania border in Ashtabula County, CCA is stationed in Oakwood Village, Concord, Middlefield, Munson, Chardon, Andover, Akron and Portage County.
The EMT-basic is primarily responsible for providing basic life support to patients and/or assisting the paramedic in the delivery of advanced life support.
The EMT-Basic is responsible for providing the basic pt care to the pt. They shall identify and provide customer service and effective communications.
Must be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED.
Graduate of an EMT-Basic course that meets or exceeds the National Standards Curriculum.
Must possess a valid Ohio EMT certification,
current CPR card,
Ashtabula County protocol and;
Ohio Driver’s License and meet Community Care’s insurability requirements.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, lifting, and other repetitive movements associated with the transport of patients. Must be able to lift onto a stretcher and then carry, with the assistance of a partner, a person weighing not less that 225 pounds. Eyesight must be in compliance with the standards set forth by the O.D.O. T. for day and night driving, and may be corrected with the aid of prescription eyewear. Hearing of low and high frequencies is required and may be corrected with the use of hearing aids.
TOOLS USED: All emergency medical supplies and equipment within the scope of practice:
Oxygen tanks and regulators, stretchers, splints, backboards, suction;
Vehicle lights & sirens, radio, telephone;
Beeper equipment, such as monitor/defib or pulse oximeter work it is beneficial if the basic EMT is familiar with this equipment.
Must be able to assist a person with higher certification in performing their duties to the patient (i.e. setting up an IV, placing the patient on the cardiac monitor, etc.)