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Lawrence General Hospital Emergency Medical Technician in Lawrence, Massachusetts

As the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), will provide all aspects of basic life support (BLS) treatment and transport of patients in the pre-hospital emergency setting. Evaluate the nature and extent of acute illness or injury and establishes priorities for BLS and ALS treatment. Carry out procedures based upon Statewide Treatment Protocols, Standard Operating Guidelines and Medical Control direction when applicable. Manage the emergency patient's environment in a manner that assures optimal on-scene care as well as expedient transportation to the most appropriate medical facility. This includes efficient utilization of EMS resources such as local first responders, ALS and special resources/equipment. Performs all skills applicable to the Scope of Practice for Massachusetts certified EMT's. Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

  • Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (current)

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support-Healthcare Provider Level

  • Driver's License (in good standing)

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience in an active 9-1-1 call /dispatch center

  • Completion of 40 hour Massachusetts Telecommunicator Course (mandatory where applicable)

  • EMT certification

  • NIMS 100, 700

  • Hazmat Awareness

Lawrence General Hospital offers competitive compensation and benefits which include:

  • Competitive wages including evening, night and weekend shift differentials

  • Health and Dental insurance for employees working 24-hours or more a week

  • Flexible Spending Account for dependent care and medical expenses

  • 403 (b) Retirement savings account with employer contributions

  • Fulltime employees accumulate 260 hours per year of paid time off (PTO)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Direct deposit

  • Department sponsored continuing education

  • Discounts on Vision, Auto, Home and Pet Insurance

All applicants that receive an offer of employment will have the following conducted.

  • Criminal Offender Record Information search (CORI)

  • Drug screen-tested as part of pre-employment physical

  • Successfully pass pre-employment physical exam

  • Driving record review and meet acceptable standards per LGH insurance carrier

  • Education verification

  • References (if applicable)