Medical Transport Driver - EMT

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  16370 

 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Evening 

 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

 

 

 

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Job Role Summary

The Medical Transporter III EMT is responsible for all duties associate with a Medical Transporter I & II as well as transportation to designated outpatients rehab facilities, nursing homes, home and other hospitals using the ambulance.  The Medical Transport III EMT proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health’s mission:  Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; and models Eskenazi Health’s values of Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development and Excellence.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Transports inpatients to and from diagnostic procedures and tests
  • Responsible for transporting patients to rehab facilities, nursing homes, home and other hospitals
  • Maintains clean and efficient equipment; cleans wheelchairs and stretchers after each use with disinfectant; reports defective/broken equipment to supervisor
  • Assists with wheelchair locating and round-up
  • Provides BLS medical transportation and care according to Ambulance Service practices and policies, established protocols, verbal and written orders and state regulations
  • Provides clear verbal information via communication systems as required
  • Maintains the safety and security of the vehicle and equipment; assists the medical transport coordinator in checking and maintaining vehicle equipment and supplies
  • Prepares accurate and legible records, logs, and reports via ImageTrend and other departmental reporting procedures
  • Supervises and directs the activities and educational/clinical experiences of assigned observers and students
  • Participates actively in continuing education and medical audit programs

Job Requirements

  • Indiana Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Ambulance, or must acquire within 3 months of hire.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current Indiana Driver’s license with motor vehicle record that meets Eskenazi Health’s driving policy. 
  • Current Indiana motor vehicle insurance
  • Obtain EVOC Defensive Driving Course Certification within first 6 months of employment preferred
  • AHA CPR Certification

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Competent in Microsoft Office and Epic 
  • Excellent judgment and ability to prioritized and handle multiple requests calmly and effectively
  • Basic English reading and writing skills; fluency in Spanish is desired but not required
  • Knowledge of hospital layout and procedures; knowledge of equipment handling
  • Knowledge of hospital policies and procedures
  • Must be able to:
  • work effectively under emergency conditions and stress
  • drive an emergency vehicle under emergency conditions
  • coordinate emergency care with paramedics
  • Must have:
  • normal use of limbs, eyes, ears and voice required to treat patients and to operate sophisticated electronic devices
  • excellent verbal communication skills
  • high level of medical psychomotor skills and cognitive knowledge
  • high degree of accuracy in performance of duties
  • satisfactory driving and previous work record

 

 

 

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis