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Sanford Health Emergency Medical Responder - PRN - Wheaton Ambulance in Wheaton, Minnesota

Job Title: Emergency Medical Responder - PRN | Wheaton Ambulance | Wheaton

City: Wheaton

State: MN

Department : Wheaton Ambulance

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Responsible for the delivery of emergency patient care. Competent in trauma and medical situations, both pre-hospital and in the clinical setting. Possess a basic knowledge and the necessary skills to provide lifesaving interventions while awaiting additional emergency medical services (EMS) response. May need to assist additional EMS Responders at the scene and/or during transport.

Under supervision, help administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured individuals in a prehospital setting. Assist with monitor of patient progress or responses to treatments. Interact with patients to build a rapport and provide emotional support. Include helping to minimize secondary injury and comfort to the patient and family while awaiting additional EMS Responders to arrive. Assist with immobilizing the patient using a backboard or other spinal immobilization device to prepare for transport.

Ensure ambulance is clean and washed and kept in a neat orderly condition. After each call, restock and replace used linens, blankets and other supplies, cleans all equipment following appropriate disinfecting procedures, checks of all equipment so that the ambulance is ready for the next run and maintains ambulance in efficient operating condition.

Physical activities include, but not limited, considerable use of arms and legs and moving of whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling materials. Ability to drive mobile intensive care unit to specified location, following instructions from emergency medical dispatcher.

Attend training classes to maintain certification licensure, keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge.


Describes the role and value of a coach. Identifies importance of communication and patient response and reaction. Understands the importance of documenting patient health information. Seeks guidance in detecting and addressing priority conflicts. Describes listening techniques such as paying attention and confirming understanding. Applies performance measures to everyday work, not just for the annual review. Identifies common illnesses and injuries seen as emergencies and their symptoms and treatments. Identifies the legal limitations and implications of carrying out emergency procedures. Utilizes accepted procedures for problem analysis and resolution. Speaks/writes using correct language, mechanics, and gestures.


High school diploma or equivalent required.

Possess license as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) in each state of practice.

Possess a valid Driver's License and have a good driving.

Must be 18 years or older, approval needed for those under 21 to drive.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

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: Wheaton

State: MN

Job Function: Emergency Medical Services

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD07108