Emergency Medical Technician – Advanced (Umarkot)

Main Responsibility:

This position is a member of the Ambulance crew of the Emergency Medical Services. EMT-A plays a crucial role in providing lifesaving interventions/medications to the patients/customers that use the service. The EMT-A is the Team Leader in the ALS (Advanced Life Support) & ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) Units, taking charge of each situation and providing the necessary guidance and instruction to the Ambulance team.

EMT-A is also responsible for maintaining the quality standards and bench mark service to all patients/customers. EMT-A can carry out medical interventions as per already defined SOP’s and can be a mentor for newly hired Ambulance Staff.

Qualification: BSc.N / Post RN BSc.N / MSc. N

Experience:  2 -3 years working in a Healthcare setup in domain of patient handling, care and management

Certifications: BLS / ACLS / PALS

Age: 25 – 35 years

Gender: Male / Female

Reporting Line and Location: This position reports directly to the Station Supervisor and this is based at the EMS Station Umarkot, Sindh.

Emergency Medical Services:

  • Maintains professional and cordial relations with co-workers including Supervisors, Coordinators, Nurses, Ambulance Drivers, and other support staff.
  • Takes over the ambulance after duly completing the handing over and taking over procedure at the start of each shift.
  • Cross checks and signs off the taking-over sheet, filled in by the EMT-B, for all the medicines, consumables, instruments and appliances on board the Ambulance in the patient cabin.
  • While taking charge, makes sure all the reusable equipment and the Ambulance itself is disinfected/sterilized and makes sure of the same after handling each patient.
  • Administers medicines and performs procedures required for care of the patient being treated/ transported by himself
  • Documents all patient care, assessments, BLS/ALS/ACLS skills and all service reports in a timely fashion. Documentation shall be legible and accurate.
  • Collaborate as much as possible with hospital staff such as Doctors/Nurses to facilitate the treatment of the patient and must ensure Transfer of Care by handing over the patient to a Doctor, or the most Senior Staff member in the absence of a Doctor.
  • All observations and interventions administered to the patient en-route to the Hospital should be clearly given to Doctor or Senior Staff Nurse at the particular Hospital of delivery via a Verbal Report. For critical cases that require ICU/Ventilator, a copy of the Critical transport Form will be handed over to the responsible staff.

Compensation and Benefits:

Market competitive salary package along with other benefits, such as Gratuity, EOBI, Health Insurance, Life insurance, and position-specific allowances, will be offered on the basis of qualification and experience.

Job Category: operations
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Umerkot

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