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Firefighter EMT in Winnebago, IL – America Medical Response – Winnebago, IL

FIREFIGHTER EMT IN WINNEBAGO, IL
Requisition ID
2020-11197
Location

US-IL-Winnebago
Employment Type
Full-Time/Part-Time
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS JOB

American Medical Response (AMR) / Kurtz
Winnebago, IL
Firefighter EMT
Job Title: Firefighter EMT
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position Summary
Firefighter/EMT s under general supervision perform fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response and emergency rescue and medical assistance duties to protect life and property; performs related responsibilities as required.
Responsibilities:
Customer Service

  • Conduct fire safety, home safety, fire extinguisher and pre-fire planning inspections
  • Provide information to the public, install smoke detectors, conduct station tours, visit schools, and participate in public education standbys.
  • Work involves serving the public.
  • Work requires cooperative/supportive interaction with co-workers, supervisors, doctors and other healthcare workers.
  • Work requires interaction with representatives of other City departments, other fire departments and local, state and federal agencies.
    Fire Suppression
  • Performs fire suppression duties by responding to emergency fire alarms.
  • Assists in the suppression of structural, residential, commercial, industrial, chemical, petroleum, vehicle, aircraft and Wildland fires; applying the appropriate extinguishing agents to the source of the fire.
  • Operates various pieces of fire equipment and gear for fire suppression and control; drives and operates fire apparatus; search and rescue; ventilation and salvage operations.
  • Provides written reports detailing specific firefighting and rescue actions taken on scene
    Emergency Medical Services
  • Responds to emergency medical calls by evaluating situations.
  • Provides emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle.
  • Transfers patients to medical facilities.
  • Treat patients in accordance with established Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Rural/Metro Fire Department policy.
  • Provide written reports detailing patient care.
    Communications
  • Portable radios are used as a means of communication.
  • Must conduct all radio communications in a professional, respectful manner.
    Maintenance
  • Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as assigned.
  • Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to the on-duty Fire Captain
    Training
  • Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training.
    Compliance
  • Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.
  • Implements corrective/preventive measures as determined by the Corporate Compliance/Audit Committee.
  • Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow issues.
  • Complies and enforces all policies and procedures.

Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED required.
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    EEO STATEMENT
    Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled
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