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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Advanced

Company: University Of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Welcome to the *University of Kentucky HealthCare in Lexington, KY, *where we provide the most advanced, most effective care available. We are a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis. UK Healthcare includes all UK hospitals and clinics and has over 80 specialized clinics, 140+ outreach programs, and a team of 9,000 physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and health care workers all dedicated to patient health.The *Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)* at UKHC is pivotal in delivering prompt medical care, transportation, and empathetic service to patients in emergency situations. This role demands a combination of medical proficiency, effective communication skills, and a strong commitment to patient care. Operating in a fast-paced and often high-pressure environment, the EMT is responsible for assessing patient conditions, providing essential medical assistance, and ensuring patients are safely transported to healthcare facilities.*Qualifications and Requirements for a Emergency Medical Technician (EMT):** Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification* Ability to lift, push, and/or pull objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds* Ability to work three, 12-hour shifts per week; will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.*Why The University of Kentucky Healthcare?*The University of Kentucky Healthcare ranks No. 1 in Kentucky for the 7_th_ straight year and adult specialties rank in the top 10% of all hospitals evaluated (U.S. News & World Report, 2023-2023). Across UK Healthcare youll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity, and inclusion. At University of Kentucky Healthcare, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where youll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!The University of Kentucky Healthcare is in the heart of downtown Lexington, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for all who choose to live here. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because:* Their affordable cost of living* Healthy lifestyle* Excellent school systems* Exceptionally high quality of lifeEOEJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 12 hour shift* Holidays* Weekends as neededApplication Question(s):* Please provide us with your email address and phone number.License/Certification:* EMT License (Preferred)* EMT Certification (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: University Of Kentucky, Lexington , Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Advanced, Professions , Lexington, Kentucky

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