Emergency Medical Technician - Weekends off!

Full Time
Sarasota, FL 34230
Posted Today
Job description
JOB TITLE: Emergency Medical Technician We have amazing opportunities within Banyan for you to grow your career to new levels all while adding smiles to children's faces and making differences in their lives! Nights, Weekends, and Major Holidays off!!! We offer benefits starting on your FIRST DAY of hire. Medical, Dental, Vision, Long and Short term disability and $25,000 life insurance from Banyan, and Free telehealth for you and your dependents. We also offer attendance and referral bonus programs.
REPORTS TO: Registered Nurse, Director of Nursing, Administrator
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides care to meet the needs of the children attending the Center. The EMT performs a variety of tasks, including but not limited to, vital signs, blood sugars, activities of daily living such as dressing, feeding, bathing, diapering, and overseeing developmentally appropriate play. The EMT is generally responsible for incorporating the therapeutic, educational and age appropriate developmental interventions into daily center based childcare activities. The EMT may function as a medical escort when assigned. When assigned as a medical escort the EMT will be responsible for the assessment/monitoring and safeguarding of the children during pick-up, transport, and drop off. The EMT shall work under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and be responsible for providing direct care to the PPEC children.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists the nursing team in the delivery of routine childcare activities in a medical model childcare setting; takes vital signs and blood sugars per physician orders, reports parameters not WNL for individual to the Registered Nurse. 2. Provide positive reinforcement to children/individuals and recommend measures to control behavior in accordance with the center's standards; 3. Bathe children/individuals and attend to the child/individual's basic hygiene needs according to company standards; 4. Assist in preparing food for children/individuals and serve meals and snacks to children/individuals and regulate rest or nap periods; 5. Hold, rock and comfort children/individuals as needed; 6. Hold and bottle feeds infants as ordered by PPOT; 7. Assists with transferring and lifting of children; 8. Read to children/individuals, and teach them simple painting, drawing, crafts, and songs; 9. Help children/individuals to other areas of the facility, secure in equipment, such as chairs, prone standers, AFO's, etc.; uses therapy equipment as directed by physical, occupational or speech therapists; 10. Incorporates developmental therapy goals into daily child-based activities; 11. Monitor children/individuals and call for assistance as needed; 12. Accompany children/individuals on any field trips or outings; 13. Observe and monitor children/individual's play activities; 14. Clean room, linens, equipment or other materials as needed and required; 15. Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas. Disinfect toys and equipment according to Infection Control standard; 16. Support children/individual's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts; 17. Identify any signs of emotional or developmental problems in children/individuals and bring them to the attention of the nurse or administrator in charge; and 18. Never leaves a child/individual unattended; 19. Documents care performed per standard; 20. Maintains confidentiality of the children and families; 21. Participates in the loading and unloading of children; 22. Participates in monthly Fire/Evacuation/Disaster Drills; 23. Attends staff/communication meetings; 24. Adheres to established dress code policy; 25. Adheres to time and attendance policy; 26. Reports to Registered Nurse any change in child’s condition, social/ family concerns, complaints, accidents or incidents. 27. Reports to Registered Nurse any safety concerns noted throughout the Center; 28. Performs other duties as assigned by the Registered Nurse within scope of practice. MEDICAL ESCORT/TRANSPORT STAFF: 1. Picks up and performs a brief assessment on each child prior to transport. Assessment includes temperature, heart rate, resp rate and overall general condition; receives report from caregiver on all pertinent information and relays information to center staff upon arrival to Center; 2. Accompanies and safeguards children during transportation to/ from Center. 3. Responds to emergency situations during transportation, activates EMS in the event of an emergency, and notifies Center Administrator/ DON of situation; 4. May administer emergency medication (Diastat) as prescribed by physician. 5. Inventories and maintains all emergency medical equipment on the transportation vehicle; 6. Restocks transport supplies as needed; 7. Checks children’s bags daily for equipment, medications, etc. Notifies caregivers and center staff when something is missing. 8. Adheres to current Bus Transport Manifest. 9. Secures children in car seats and wheelchairs in accordance with policies. 10. On pm routes gives report to caregivers. 11. Adheres to “Safeguarding of Children During Transportation” Standards & Guidelines; PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Must have transportation to arrive on time to the Center; 2. Ability to stand, lift or assist in lifting a child/individual in an emergency; 3. Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, squat and generally demonstrate flexibility; 4. Must be able to see with visual and listen with hearing acuity; 5. Must have strength and manual dexterity, including grasping and manipulating small objects; 6. Must be able to respond in an emergency. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Have one-year experience in the care of infants, toddlers and children; 2. Employment references documenting skill in the care of infants and children; 3. Hold a current certification in CPR; 4. Valid certification as an EMT; 5. Evidence of negative TB skin test or chest x-ray; 6. Satisfactory state specific criminal records check; 7. 18 years of age or older.

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