Job Description

1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA
Newly Created Position
Variable Hours are Available: FT, PT & Per Diem, Multiple Shifts, variable shift and hours
Posted 11/17/2021
Req # 34621
Union: N/A
Imagine a career at one of the nation’s most advanced health networks.
Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.
LVHN has been ranked among the “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years. We’re a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored five times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes in our Lehigh Valley region. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg, Lehigh Valley Hospital- Hazleton, and Lehigh Valley Hospital – Pocono each received an ‘A’ grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group in 2020, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN’s commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.
Whether you’re considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.

In House EMT: Various Shifts Available!

Job Summary:
The EMT will assist in providing quality care directly and indirectly to patients throughout their treatment course. The EMT will work in cooperation with treatment team (provider, nursing, ancillary, etc.) to provide professional care to patients seeking treatment. The EMT will function in adherence to the Pennsylvania Department of Health BLS protocols and will operate under the medical direction of the Chief of the Division of Emergency Medical Services.

Education – Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED and

Education – Preferred:

  • 2 years of college and

Experience – Required:

  • less than 1 year

Experience – Preferred:

  • 1 year Pre-hospital experience as an Emergency Medical Technician on an EMS Unit responding to 911 calls.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – Required:

  • Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations.
  • Ability to multi-task and to utilize critical thinking.
  • Knowledge and understanding of medical terminology and HIPAA regulations and guidelines.

Certifications – Required:

  • Health Services\BCLS – Basic Life Support American Heart Association
  • EMT – Emergency Medical Tech Basic
  • NIMS 100,200,700

Licensure – Preferred:

  • EMT – Emergency Medical Tech National Registry
Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.
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