Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) respond to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and to transport the patient to a medical facility. After receiving the call, t he EMT drives the ambulance to address or location given, using the most expeditious route, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The EMT must observe traffic ordinances and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operation.
1. The EMT functions in uncommon situations; 2. The EMT has a basic understanding of stress response and methods to ensure personal well-being; 3. The EMT understands body substance isolation; 4. The EMT understands basic medical-legal principles; 5. The EMT functions within the scope of care as defined by state, regional and local regulatory agencies; 6. The EMT complies with regulations on the handling of the deceased, notifies authorities and arranges for protection of property and evidence at the scene. 7. Upon arrival at the scene of crash or illness, the EMT parks the ambulance in a safe location to avoid additional injury. 8. Prior to initiating patient care, the EMT will also provide a "size-up" to determine: that the scene is safe; the mechanism of injury or nature of illness; the total number of patients; and to request additional help, if necessary.
Valid NH Diver's license, NREMT certification as an EMT, ability to obtain a NH Provider's license, Valid Professional Rescuer CPR certification, Pass background check, Pass MV record check