Lifeline- EMT Jobs in Lafayette – Indiana – USA at Indiana University Health
Title: Lifeline- EMT
Company: Indiana University Health
Location: Lafayette – Indiana – USA
Type: Full Time
Category: Healthcare, Doctor/Physician
Position: Lifeline- EMT-B
Shifts and Locations Available:
Full time, rotating- 3, 12-hour shifts per week, every-other-weekend rotating (benefits-eligible: medical, dental, vision, 401k and more)
About the Position:
Are you seeking to join a community of EMT’s that are dedicated to providing the best level of care possible? Then the EMT role at LifeLine IU Health may be for you! Through decades of experience in critical care, LifeLine teams provide the highest standard of care to every patient. IU Health LifeLine ambulances offer the latest in safety and patient care equipment.
This allows our crews to care for any patient in the state of Indiana.
Since 1979, IU Health (IUH) LifeLine has become one of the most comprehensive and largest hospital-based programs in the state and nation. They are affiliated with two Level 1 trauma centers one of them being Riley Hospital for Children at IUH which is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in Indiana! Outside of providing transport to and between all IU Health hospitals in Indiana, LifeLine also provides services to customers throughout the state of Indiana, Western Ohio, and Eastern Illinois.
As a crew member, you’d work with groundbreaking technology available in LifeLine ambulances. These include Zoll cardiac monitors, Hamilton-T1 ventilator, and Alaris pumps. Outside of top-of-the-line technology, there are also several growth opportunities within the organization throughout the state.
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) role is responsible for providing immediate emergency care and transport of the critically ill or injured via an emergency medical vehicle. These candidates will respond to the scene of reported emergencies, nonemergencies, and inter-hospital transports. During these transports, EMTs provide efficient and immediate basic life support care to the patient. This support is provided in a variety of different settings including at the scene, en-route to, and in, the hospital.
While working as an EMT with IU Health, you will have the opportunity to perform non-invasive procedures and BLS functions. These could include the following: cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillation (AED), and bone splinting.
Indiana Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician issued by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security required, or must be nationally certified and able to obtain the Indiana EMT Certification within 30 days of start of employment.
Basic Life Support certification through the America Heart Association required.
Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
Requires Indiana State drivers license.