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EMT, Per diem

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Grass Valley, California

The posted compensation range of $25.52 - $33.35 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-323224 Employment Type PRN Department Medical Transportation Services Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule Varies Remote No Category Paramedic and EMT

Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital is a 104-bed not-for-profit hospital located in Grass Valley California. The hospital has been providing compassionate quality health care to residents and visitors of western Nevada County since 1958. As an affiliate of the nationally recognized Dignity Health system we ensure the highest standard of health care to our patients and have access to important regional resources throughout the system including the Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute the Dignity Health Neurological Institute of Northern California and the Dignity Health Cancer Institute of Greater Sacramento. With 787 employees 101 active medical staff and 21 Emergency Department beds Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital continually implements and upgrades its technology and recruits employees who understand the vital importance of kindness and compassion in the healing process.


Job Summary:

The EMT-I is responsible for maintaining and driving the ambulance and assisting with patient care in the pre-hospital setting the Emergency Department and other hospital departments.

1.1 Assumes responsibility for assigned ambulance and its equipment at all times: completes charts and daily ambulance check-off as indicated, re-stocks ambulance equipment and supplies as needed, reports any maintenance problems or discrepancies to Department Manager and takes assigned corrective action(s), takes pride in appearance of ambulance and equipment and cleans whenever indicated, delivers thorough report of ambulance to oncoming EMT
1.2 Drives ambulance in a safe, efficient manner: maintains knowledge of major streets and locations, utilizes code 3 lights and siren only when appropriate in accordance with approved hospital policy, obeys local and state traffic laws, considers patient and staff safety and comfort during transport communicates with fire department and law enforcement personnel for safe accessible location of ambulance at scene of call and maneuvers ambulance safely on all calls, maintains knowledge of use of radios and other accessories used in ambulance and insures appropriate communication with involved agencies, records mileage, time, etc., indicated on log sheets
1.3 Assists with organization of equipment at scene of ambulance calls: helps carry and retrieve needed equipment and supplies, anticipates other needs as situation dictates
1.4 Assists with patient care as needed during ambulance calls: maintains assessment and basic treatment skills in the areas of bandaging, splinting, using immobilization devices and taking vital signs, etc., remains familiar with operations and set up of equipment such as oxygen, EKG monitors, suction, portable radios, etc., provides patient assessments and airway management within the EMT-B scope of practice
1.5 Helps facilitate transfer of patient from scene to ambulance: prepares equipment for patient transport, uses good body mechanics when lifting and moving patients, assists with extrication as necessary
1.6 Provides care to patients in the Emergency Department and other hospital departments when needed: provides patient care within scope of practice, provides assistance to other hospital departments after necessary training


Minimum Required:

- Current certification as an EMT 1

- Current California drivers license

- Current California ambulance license

- Current Medical Examiners Certificate

- BLS Healthcare provider

one year experience preferred


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