Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Employer: Black Pearl Management & Human Resource Consulting
Location: UAE Abu Dhabi

Our client, a large healthcare provider is currently in need of 40 Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to be based in Abu Dhabi.

Key Responsibilities:
Responds to the medical emergency calls, drives to the scene and provides basic life support to the victims before they are transported to the hospital.
Evaluates the nature and extent of illness/injury to determine the right course of actions.
Provides medical aid such as AED, CPR, prevents spinal damage, ventilation, control severe bleeding; prevent shock, bandaging wounds, etc., to stabilize their condition.
Administration of activated charcoal, oral glucose and oxygen.
Constantly assesses the patient enroute to the emergency facility, administers additional care as indicated or directed by medical control.
Maintains vehicles and medical and communication equipment and replenishes first-aid equipment and supplies.
Restocks all supplies in the ambulance and replace used blankets, linens and other supplies.
Cleans all equipment following appropriate disinfecting protocols.
Continuously reassures the patient enroute to the emergency facility.
Assists all EMT paramedics in efficient advance life support care system.
Performs direct illness/injury assessment, provides basic emergency pre-hospital patient care to the ill and injured prior to and during ambulance transfer, and transfer of information to receiving facility.
Maintains operational and functional readiness of ambulance unit, medical and other equipment, to ensure continuum of emergency services.
Works closely with communications officers, field supervisors, emergency department and other hospital personnel, the police dep't., the fire dep't., and other individuals, to deliver basic emergency and non-emergency medical services to the general public.
Respond to calls from communications dispatcher, use appropriate radio communication skills, read GPS maps, drive the ambulance safely to and from the scene of injury or illness, use the most expeditious route, and observe traffic ordinances and regulation - with the goal to locate the patient needing EMS services in the shortest response time possible.
Assists in lifting, carrying, transporting patient to ambulance and on to a medical facility, reassuring patients and bystanders, avoiding mishandling patient and undue haste, and to provide additional emergency care following established protocols.
Follow established departmental policies, procedures and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards in the performance of duties.
Inspect and clean ambulance and equipments; to review and restock all medical equipment to ensure their completeness and operational readiness at all times, in consultation and collaboration with field supervisor, and in compliance with safety and infection control regulations and standards.

Qualification Required:

Degree/Diploma in Emergency Medical Services
Current ACLS and PALS certification
DHA or HAAD license holders are preferred
Good Communication skills