EMT Job at Finney County, KS, Garden City, KS

  • Finney County, KS
  • Garden City, KS

Job Description



This is an emergency response position with the general responsibility to provide emergency care in pre-hospital settings, provide care and transport for sick and injured patients, and promote education and awareness of emergency care procedures. This technician is under the supervision of the Paramedic Shift Supervisor and/or Assistant EMS Director and EMS Director and/or him/her designee.

Definition and Examples of Work


Provide emergency medical care and transport patients to nearest appropriate facility

  • Respond professionally to emergency calls for ambulance service to provide basic and life support care to injured or sick patients.
  • Administers prescribed first-aid treatment at site of emergency, or in specially equipped vehicle, performing such activities as authorized in Finney County EMS medical protocols.
  • Communicate with medical personnel regarding patient care.
  • Maintain awareness for personal and patient safety including scene safety, road and work hazards, and biohazards.
  • Provide medical care for in- or out- of town transfers as required.
  • Complete accurate reports and forms as required; maintain proper documentation for all calls and care provided in computer.


Operate and Maintain equipment and maintain facility

  • Oversee emergency vehicle operation.
  • Clean and maintain assigned vehicles, equipment, and building facilities per protocol.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies including medical supplies and restock as necessary.


Complete additional support duties
  • Provide stand-by assistance for other agencies and departments as requested and medical assistance associated with law enforcement investigations.
  • Present public education and EMS training programs, to include public relations presentations and classroom teaching responsibilities.
  • Mentor students at current level or below.
  • Assist with class instruction.
Additional duties may be assigned as business needs require.


  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers, Microsoft Office Suite, and/or related software.
  • Ability to complete medical treatment procedures according to standards of care.
  • Ability to keep information confidential.
  • Ability to maintain continuing education courses.
  • Ability to safely operate emergency equipment, vehicles and moving patients.
  • Ability to write reports efficiently using appropriate codes.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general reference documents, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision and uses own judgment in determining priorities and procedures used, obtaining assistance in new or unusual situations.
  • Knowledge of emergency care procedures for sick or injured patients.
  • Knowledge of general maintenance procedures for vehicles and equipment.
  • Valid Driver's license
  • Kansas EMT certification - current & valid
  • Certification from Kansas Board of EMS & recertification every 2 years.
  • Kansas Paramedic certification; must be acquired within 4 years of employment - Not applicable for EMS Reserve members or AEMT if if AEMT position is open and available.
  • Ability to obtain CEVO driving certification
  • Weekends and holiday shifts
  • Subject to rotating shifts
  • Subject to call-out shifts
  • Occasional travel
  • Frequent overtime
  • Regular and reliable attendance onsite at work location

Job Tags

Holiday work, Shift work, Rotating shift, Weekend work,

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