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AFR (Ambulance First Responder)

Company: GEM Ambulance
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

$750 Sign On Bonus for Full-time Newly Hired Drivers Only!-OR-$500 Sign On Bonus for Part-time Newly Hired Drivers Only!(Please inquire about details)AFR Employee Pay Rate is $16 per hour - you will be dual certified as a MAV/AFR.Overview:New Jersey just signed an executive order from the governor, that an EMT can now be accompanied by a certified ambulance driver. At GEM Mobile Health, we offer a program called AFR (Ambulance First Responder). We offer full-time, part-time and per diem shift schedules for days, nights and weekends. We are a 24/7, 365-day ambulatory transportation company.We are looking for friendly, caring, skilled professionals who can make sound clinical judgments and will pay attention to the special needs of our patients and satisfaction of our clients.Responsibilities:Drivers are responsible for transporting stretcher bound non-critical, critical, and emergent patients between our facilities. This position will also be dual certified as a MAV and an AFR.Description of Duties:

  • Drive ambulances, transporting patients to and from various medical facilities and/or home in non-emergency and emergency situations.
  • Aid EMT during transport.
  • Assist EMT with providing oxygen therapy to patient(s).
  • Assist EMT with lifting the stretcher and securing patient(s) for transport.
  • Communicate with patient(s), staff and family members in a compassionate manner.
  • Communicate with medical facility staff regarding patient(s).
  • Regularly communicates with dispatcher(s) regarding transportation status and to provide critical information.
  • Maintain clean and orderly vehicle(s) and supplies in the ambulance.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Skillful in thinking and acting quickly in stressful situations.
    • Able to stand/sit/lift/bend for 12-hour shifts
    • Able to maintain harmonious relationships with administrative staff, field personnel, and senior management under stressful situations.
    • Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner while working and avoids inappropriate conduct, on and off duty, that may adversely affect the reputation of GEM Mobile Health.
    • Able to read, write and speak English clearly and effectively.
    • Able to deal sympathetically with others.
    • Reflects the standards of professionalism in appearance with neatness and cleanliness.
    • Has a good working knowledge of all company policies pertaining to this position.Required Qualifications:
      • Valid driver's license with a clean MVR (Motor Vehicle Record)
      • Driver must be at least 18 years of age without a probationary driver's license
      • Must have a clean criminal background
      • Must be willing to submit a drug screening, physical and PPD
      • Reliable transportation to and from work
      • Must be able to lift, bend, twist, etc without assistance
      • Must be able to lift/push at least 150 lbs by yourselfPreferred Qualifications:
        • CPR certified preferred (provided by us - must be able to pass)
        • AFR preferred (provided by us - must be able to pass)
        • MAV preferred (provided by us - must be able to pass)
        • EMR certificate
        • Previous MAV/EVO experience
        • Customer service orientated
        • Looking to become an EMT or further your medical careerPerks:
          • VIP programs held with bonus opportunities
          • Overtime available (mornings, nights, weekends, etc)
          • FTO (Field Training Officer) opportunities
          • EMT course opportunities - Earn While You Learn (waiting period does apply)
          • Referral bonusesBenefits: Full Time positions only and waiting period may apply
            • Healthcare, Vision, Dental benefits available after 90 days of FT employment
            • Pet inc available after 90 days of FT employment
            • 401k plan available
            • Supplemental Inc
            • Flexible spending account
            • Group Life Inc
            • Working Advantage (discount site for various activities) COVID-19 Precaution(s):
              • Remote interview process
              • Personal protective equipment provided and required
              • Temperature screenings
              • Social distancing guidelines in place
              • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in placeThis Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
                • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
                • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
                • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger pictureGEM Mobile Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: GEM Ambulance, Perth Amboy , AFR (Ambulance First Responder), Other , Lakewood, New Jersey

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