Sanford Health Emergency Medical Technician - Ambulance in Canton, South Dakota

Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician | Ambulance | Canton

City: Canton/Inwood

State: South Dakota

Department : AMBULANCE

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Responds to an emergency call, assesses the situation, diagnoses and treats patients for emergency needs; reports patient information to medical staff in a timely and accurate manner. Obtains a basic medical history and physical examination of the patient, and assesses the situation's urgency and seriousness. Provides emergency care at the scene and during transit to the hospital. Utilizes necessary medical equipment to treat the patient and ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness. Communicates with the medical care facility about the patient's condition, status and time of arrival.


Work hours vary dependent on patient needs. This may include overtime, call, backup call, nights, days, weekends, and holidays. Minimum of 72 hours of call time is required per month. A minimum of one weekend of call per month and two holidays of call per year.


Valid driver's license. Current Basic Life Support certification. South Dakota state certification required through the SD DOH. State of South Dakota EMT license preferred. National certification preferred. Graduation from an accredited EMS program. Continuing education: CEH's as mandated by accreditation. General hospital and departmental orientation and training. Mandatory in-services, staff meetings and workshops per hospital policy.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Canton

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Support

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req19386