The Arcata-Mad River Ambulance EMT/EMT Trainee is an entry level position intended to provide additional EMS administrative support to our team, while learning and developing the skills necessary to become a qualified, certified EMT. The EMT/EMT Trainee will become familiarized with the EMS environment and the protocols, functions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of Arcata-Mad River Ambulance and have direct access to the classes, training and testing materials needed to become a certified EMT.
If you are an organized, self-starter with good communication skills who is interested in Emergency Medical Services but have hesitated about completing a certification program, this position offers a chance to gain exposure to the inner workings of emergency medical response and gain clinical skills at your pace. Once clinical proficiency is gained and the Trainee has become a certified EMT-B, this position will enter the float rotation and be able to cover 911 response and patient transport crews as Company schedule and staffing needs dictate.
Prior to EMT Certification:
Once EMT Certification is obtained:
Physical Requirements when working/covering shifts as EMT-B
Environmental Conditions: The Administrative Assistant/EMT Trainee duties are performed in either indoor or outdoor environments. The Administrative Assistant/EMT Trainee may be exposed to routine office noises, moderate electrical or mechanical hazards. Administrative Assistant/EMT Trainee must be present at work site to complete the job.
Work Place Conditions: Administrative Assistant/EMT Trainee is physically based in an office environment near an EMS “crew quarters” for 8 hour shifts. When on-shift as an EMT-B, is physically based with other EMS professionals in the actual crew quarters in a 24/7 environment. The crew quarters are equipped with kitchen, shower, rest and sleeping facilities for EMS crews on shift.
Reporting Relationship: Administrative Assistant/EMT Trainee reports directly to the Regional Director of Program Operations.
The REACH Medical Holdings Family of Companies offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. We also offer a flexible paid-time-off program and voluntary supplemental life insurance packages.
The REACH Medical Holdings Family of Companies is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans).