Emergency Medical Technician, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Created 05/06/2021
Reference 11396800
Job type Full Time,Part Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Minneapolis
Zip 55402
Salary Competitive
About Children's Minnesota

Children's Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children's is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. In 2018 Children's Minnesota was verified as a Level I Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Children's maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children's health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children's received Magnet® recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Please visit childrensMN.org .

Department Overview

The pediatric emergency department at Children's Minnesota Minneapolis campus is the only freestanding pediatric Level I trauma center in the area. Our interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals cares for a wide-range of pediatric trauma and injuries, such as chest, bone, spinal cord, head and neck and abdominal injuries. We care for over 48,000 patients annually and treat almost 40 percent of all pediatric trauma in the Twin Cities. Our 28-bed Level I trauma center serves our neighbors in Minneapolis, as well as outlying facilities that depend on our critical care expertise. We offer a variety of services to our community partners, including critical care transport and telehealth. Although our specialty is pediatric emergency medicine, we are a community-based hospital that serves as a safety-net for families without a primary care provider. Our family-centered focus strives to consider social, economic and cultural diversity - living our core value of putting "Kids First." We provide care from birth through adulthood, considering age and developmental level when interacting with our patients. We incorporate the Comfort Promise into our care - ensuring that procedural pain is minimized whenever possible. We value teamwork, open communication, safety, and respect. We embrace an environment that encourages learning, and professional growth. Our team of emergency department professionals is committed to providing excellent care to our patients and families.

Position Summary

Under supervision by licensed personnel the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) will perform a variety of functions in the support and care of patients requiring urgent or emergency care. The EMT receives direction and assignments from physicians and nurses and provides technical support to optimize patient care.

Qualifications
Current National EMT Licensure
* Basic Life Support (BLS)

Education:
* High school diploma or GED required
* National EMT Licensure

Experience:
* Previous 1-2 years Emergency Room Technician/EMT or equivalent experience preferred
* Knowledge of medical terminology, abbreviations and hospital procedures preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
* Proficient communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills required
* Strong organizational skills
* Excellent customer service skills
* Must be able to read, write, and speak effectively in English to perform functions of the position
* Skills in basic computer operation

Physical Demands

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All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's requires proof of immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases prior to employment, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.
Employer Children's Minnesota

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