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Job Title EMT - Basic Student
Location Cleveland, OH - Headquarters
Department Operations
FLSA Status Non-Exempt


The first step in registering for the EMT-Basic class is to complete this online application.

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The next EMT class starts July 7, 2020

Emergency Medical Technician

The Emergency Medical Technician program at Premier Health & Safety Academy is accredited both nationally and by the State of Ohio.  This program is the entry level training for the professional pre-hospital care provider.  Students that successfully complete this program are eligible to sit for the National Registry of EMTs examination; this National Registry exam is required for State of Ohio EMT Certification. EMT certification is required by the State of Ohio to continue on to Advanced EMT or Paramedic level.

EMTs are trained in all phases of basic life support.  We strive for student success in both didactic and clinical areas of the course.  Students are instructed in stabilization of non-life-threatening situations, trauma assessment and management, airway control, immobilization, and the automatic external defibrillator (AED).

EMT Applicant Requirements:

  • 18 years of age by course completion
  • A valid driver’s license
  • No criminal convictions
  • Good moral character and motivated to serve
  • Satisfy ORC 4765-8-01 requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED

The total course time is 170 hours (140 hours of didactic study, 6 hours of clinical time, and 24 hours of field internship).

The program cost is approximately $1,571.00

Note:  Participation in the course is subject to successful completion of reading and math exams, panel interview, and meeting the applicant requirements listed above. 

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of an EMT.

Physical Characteristics:  Must be able to lift, push and pull 125 lbs.  Independent body mobility to stand, walk, bend, stoop, sit for prolonged time and to drive a vehicle; manual dexterity to reach, grasp, manipulate small objects and precision instruments to take pulse and blood pressure; manual dexterity to hand write or use computer keyboard; vision sufficient to see/read gauges, thermometers and calibrated measuring instruments, labels on medications, computer screen and to drive a vehicle; hear and speak well enough to communicate with the public at normal conversation level in person and over the phone.

Environmental Conditions:  Work is frequently conducted in the field (indoor and outdoor environments), and may involve wearing protective equipment/clothing as required by protocol; may work in settings near patients with communicable diseases.  EMS workers are typically scheduled to work a variety of shifts: days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

 


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