The as needed/ volunteer (PRN) EMT is responsible for the pre-hospital care and transportation of citizens in Lake of the Woods Ambulance Service s primary service area (PSA) and surrounding PSA s as requested through mutual aid. S/he is responsible for equipment checks and basic maintenance of the vehicle. S/he must keep records of the vehicle use and patient contacts through the MNStar data forms. S/he is responsible for continual evaluation and improvement of their skills as an EMT and our Service to the community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working in a team of three, the EMT will provide a safe and skilled transport of patients to the appropriate healthcare facility, providing treatments and interventions as allowed in our policy/procedures.
  • EMT will learn the safe operation of equipment in and related to the ambulance department.
  • Any need for repair is immediately reported to the director or fleet maintenance personnel.
  • EMT must be familiar with city and county roads.
  • 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
  • Physically able to do the work
  • Knowledge of policy/procedures
  • Must work well with others
  • Able to respond to 911 calls
  • Able to use communication equipment
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must maintain EMT licensure with the EMSRB. (NREMT is NOT a requirement)
  • Must have clean driving history or history reviewed by management for approval
  • Must be able to attend 2/3 of our monthly meetings and makeup any information/skills that were covered in meetings missed.
  • Should respond to a minimum of 12 calls per year. We will also consider contributions to the group in other areas such as scheduled stand-by times for high school games and county events.
  • EMT must have annual CPR training at the Healthcare Provider level.
  • Must complete our Service s Driving curriculum and Driving evaluation.

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