Description:The EMS Driver transports sick, injured, or convalescent persons to destinations for clinical care using knowledge and skills in driving to avoid sudden motions detrimental to patients. Assists attendant with moving patients to and from the ambulance stretcher and assists in loading of the stretcher into ambulance. The EMS Driver may be asked to assist the ambulance attendant as is deemed necessary to care for the patient.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified.
The work requires the incumbent to operate emergency medical vehicles, move medical equipment and extract injured persons from a wide variety of situations. Situation can involve vehicular, industrial and residential accidents, injuries or illness and occur anywhere in our coverage area. At times the work requires movement over various types of terrain, (hilly, steep, rocky, rough, and/or wet/slippery surfaces). The incumbent at all times must be able to carry or help carry someone from the site of the injury to the mode of transportation (vehicle/helicopter) and attend the injured party to the hospital. In order to perform a physical assessment of the injured party, the incumbent must see, hear, and communicate with the injured party.
Incumbents will be issued and must wear Company issued uniforms while on duty; additionally, incumbents will be responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of uniform s, as well as all issued equipment.
Incumbents are required to carry a Company issued pager/radio at all times in order to receive immediate notification of an assignment.
PaffordEmergency Medical Services reserves theright,at the discretion of the appropriate appointing authority, to waive any of the minimum qualifications for those applicantswhosegeneral or specific qualifications would otherwise qualify the applicant for the position or lead the appointing authority to believe that the applicant is capable of performing the assigned duties and fulfilling the assigned responsibilities.