EMT Job at Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY

  • Clarkson University
  • Potsdam, NY

Job Description

Job Title: EMT/Summer Program Assistant(Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Institute for STEM Education

Title of Manager/Supervisor: Manager of K-12 Programs

Number of Employees Reporting to this Position: 0

Range : $15.00 based on experience

Position Summary : Clarkson is looking to hire full time EMTs to assist with summer camps from June 1st - August 1st 2024. Position opportunities include full-time, part-time and flexible scheduling. Employees will be expected to assist in a variety of tasks including but not limited to check-ins, administering medications daily, reports, daily care and maintenance of infirmary, safety checks, and more. This temporary position is located in Potsdam, NY.

General Purpose: Working as part of an EMT team.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide basic emergency care on campus for individuals participating in summer athletic and/or academic programs
  • Transport and/or accompany program participants to local emergency room, after hours clinic and/or medical providers as needed for treatment and follow-up
  • Travel to another local college for 2-3 weeks of the summer to meet their EMT summer needs (for this travel you will need your own personal vehicle)
  • Under the direction of the Head EMT/Health Director, oversee medication administration and security
  • Provide health orientations to staff, program participants and their families
  • Assist Head EMT/Health Director in screening program participant health forms and records and compiling basic participant statistics, logs and other documentation in timely and accurate manner
  • Communicate with staff about health regulations
  • Accompany program participants on field trips as assigned
  • Recording all contacts and involvement with program participants in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assist with inventory of infirmary supplies if needed
  • Patrol campus and residence halls as assigned to help monitor programs and participants
  • Assist in breaking down temporary infirmary as assigned, including securing supplies, records and medications, turning in keys, timecards and other program materials, and completing documentation
  • Walk the buildings to ensure health and safety of summer guests
  • Provide on-site guest services and assistance to Conference attendees
  • Assist with check-in of guests and handle any hotel-related service questions and issues
  • Assist in making arrangements for check-in prior to guest arrival
  • Assist in the coordination of room cleaning and linen turnover
  • Assist in the set-up and use of University resources by Conference clients
  • Act as on-site technicians during events when needed
  • Head EMT will be offered to one of the candidates based on experience
  • Assists with other projects, administrative duties, and initiatives as assigned
  • Performance of above duties require you to be at work on Campus

Health & Safety: All staff has a statutory responsibility to take reasonable care of themselves, others and the environment and to prevent harm by their acts or omissions. All staff is therefore required to adhere to the University’s Health, Safety, and Environmental Policy & Procedures.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required of personnel so classified

Essential Skills:

  • Teamwork
  • Ability to navigate challenging situations
  • Rapport Building
  • Think creatively, mental toughness and ability to stay calm in stressful situations
  • Must be well organized
  • Must be willing to travel to and provide support for another local campus
  • Hold a valid NYS driver’s license
  • Ability to complete required paperwork efficiently
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to understand a patient when in need
  • Good observational, instructional and questioning skills are essential
  • Strong critical thinking skills to assess and diagnose patients logically and rationally
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion


Minimal Qualifications:

  • All EMTs must have a minimum of the basic level EMT certification and current CPR certifications acceptable by the New York State Department of Health.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and be approved by Clarkson University to drive a university vehicle unless specifically excused by the university, this includes clearance of driving records and passing an online driving test.
  • Candidates must also be cleared through the New York State Sex Abuse Registry.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced EMT certification desirable
  • Experience working with summer camps and/or children aged 8 – 18 preferred
  • Experience working in some capacity for Clarkson University preferred

Physical Demands: The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds, EMTs carry supply bags as needed
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; bend and stoop
  • The employee must have the ability to lift and move heavy items weighing up to 100 pounds with assistance, if needed
  • Ability to travel alone and with colleagues

Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Part time, Summer work, Local area, Flexible hours,

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