Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) – Overnight Shift

Sinai Residences

Job Description

Sinai Residences is seeking Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) – Overnight Shift (11 PM to 7:30 AM)

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? Are you also looking to learn and grow in your career, with the ability to help shape a growing Emergency Medical Responder function? If so, this may be the role for you!

As an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), you will have the responsibility of answering emergency calls and providing efficient and immediate care to ill and injured residents.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Emergency Response:

Using a limited amount of equipment, the EMR will render emergency medical care based on assessment findings. Care may include:

Opening and maintaining an airway
Ventilating patients
Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Administering Oxygen
Providing emergency medical care for simple and multiple system trauma such as:
Controlling hemorrhage
Bandaging wounds
Manually stabilizing injured extremities
Addressing general medical complaints, altered mental status, seizures, environmental emergencies, behavioral emergencies, and psychological crises.
Before rendering patient care, identify the mechanism of injury or nature of the illness, the total number of patients, and request additional help, if necessary.
Determine when additional support is needed and act accordingly. This includes:
Identifying assessment findings that may require communicating with an on call provider for guidance.
Providing ongoing assessment of residents and administering additional care while awaiting additional EMS resources.
Verbally reporting observations and emergency medical care rendered to the responding EMS unit.
Assessing the extent of injury and rendering care while awaiting EMS providers.
Contacting other EMR and or Security for additional help when necessary.
Performing basic triage when required.
Conduct post-call activities including:
Complete an Event Report
Restock and replace used supplies.
Clean and disinfect all equipment following appropriate disinfecting procedures.
Carefully check all equipment to ensure it is in working order and available for the next response.
Function within the scope of care as defined by state, regional, and local regulatory agencies.
Comply with regulations on the handling of the deceased, protection of property, and evidence at the scene, while awaiting additional EMS resources.

Other Responsibilities

Perform security sweeps to ensure secure access points remain locked.
Perform Fire Life Safety Rounds.
Assist with emergency evacuation drills and training.
Answer Concierge desk phones courteously and professionally.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to function in uncommon situations while remaining calm.
Able to apply basic knowledge of stress response and methods to ensure personal well‐being.
Ability to apply principles of body substance isolation.
Ability to apply basic medical‐legal principles as they pertain to the EMR role.
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to work well with many people and adapt to diverse situations.
Ability to maintain a professional work environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, and squatting; must be able to stoop, bend, stretch, squat, and stand.

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