Piedmont Medical Center
The EMT Basic is an essential position accountable for administering basic life support and stabilization procedures to patients at the accident or illness scene, and during transport to medical facilities. It is the expectation that the EMT Basic will exemplify the highest professional standards and continuously fosters an enriching, supportive and dynamic team environment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Department Knowledge and Experience: At least one year full time experience as a 911 EMS provider preferred.
1. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
2. Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
Licensure and Certification:
1. South Carolina EMT basic certification
2. Nationally Registered EMT certification within one year of employment
3. South Carolina and National Registry Advanced EMT required within one year of employment if hired on or after 9/8/15
4. BCLS required
5. PALS or PEPP required within orientation period
6. NIMS compliant with Incident Command/Incident Management within orientation period
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7. Valid South Carolina or North Carolina Drivers License
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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