Essentia Health EMT Deer River

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Find your calling.  Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small.  We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood.  People who understand what it means to be Here with you.

People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.

 EMT (1.0 FTE) – Deer River, MN

The Emergency Medical Technician will work under general supervision, provides emergency and non-emergency care to the ill and injured, to include assessment of illness and/or injury, management of such patients, preparation for transport, transfer of information, and patient care. This position functions within the scope of certification as allowed by the service Medical Director and the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board.  This position requires a high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others.

Education and/or years experience required:
• EMS experience preferred.
• NIMS 100, 200, 700
• NIMS 800 preferred

  • Minimum age of 23 unless exemption has been obtained
    • Over 75, need to have medical permission
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the type of vehicle being driven
    Licensure/Certifications required:
    • Current Minnesota EMSRB certification as Emergency Medical Technician or above.
    • Current provider level CPR certification
  • Current certification in a trauma course is preferred
    • Must meet educational requirements to maintain certification.
    • State background check must provide clearance to work with vulnerable adults
  • Current (valid) US/State Driver’s license

Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.

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Our Values

Quality          Hospitality          Respect          Justice          Stewardship          Teamwork

 Our Mission

We are called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.