Position Title: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)

Reports to: EMS Chief (Service Director)

Work Schedule:

  • Part-time: generally minimum 10-12 hours per week. Monday through Friday 6am-6pm.

Starting Pay: $23/hour

If interested, please download, complete, and return the application packet for consideration. We welcome all! ! Also please consider being a volunteer as it is a core of our 35+ years as MPRS and helps out immensely to keep our organization going in the future!

Under general supervision, the Advanced EMT responds to emergency calls and planned events to protect life, property, and the environment; performs specialized technical duties related to rescue, hazardous materials, and administration of basic and advanced life support to the sick and injured; participates in community education, community wellness, training and equipment maintenance and cleaning, and facility maintenance and cleaning activities.

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent
  • 18 years of age or older
  • U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident Card
  • Valid Wisconsin driver’s license with proof of insurability
  • Favorable outcome of a criminal history check
  • Current State of Wisconsin Advanced EMT before start of employment
  • Completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator Course
  • Current Health Care Provider CPR certified
  • AHA CPR Instructor or willing to obtain Instructor status within one year of hire (optional)
  • Working knowledge of PCs and Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Successful completion of the following Homeland Security/FEMA courses; ICS-100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800.
  • A minimum of a 6-month probationary period from the date of hire

While not required, other useful qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience as an EMS professional
  • Previous experience working in a combination volunteer/career Department
  • Current National Registry Certification
  • EMS Instructor

Under the general direction of the Chief (Service Director), the Advanced EMT is responsible for performing semi-skilled, skilled and administrative tasks for the Mineral Point Rescue Squad, Inc., including data management and reporting, office and clerical support operations, facilities and apparatus maintenance and cleaning.

The EMT-Advanced represents advanced level care in the emergency medical system.  The EMT trained at this level is prepared to care for patients at the scene of an incident and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital.  The EMT-Advanced has the emergency skills to assess the patient’s condition and manage all medical and traumatic emergencies.

Note: This list is intended only to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position.

  • Ensure personal safety as well as the safety of other ambulance personnel, patients, and general public.
  • Respond to ambulance calls when paged
  • Receive, comprehend, and act appropriately on information received from Dispatch and all other sources.
  • Communicate with fellow EMT’s, other medical and Fire personnel, family members, bystanders, and the patient to obtain all necessary information for providing the most appropriate patient care.
  • Assess the nature and extent of illness or injury and establish priority for required emergency care.  Ability to prioritize changing patient conditions is required.
  • Render emergency care as appropriate for the Mineral Point Rescue Squad, Inc. level of licensure.
  • Understand function of and physically utilize medical equipment and supplies on the ambulance.
  • Understand the concepts of safe and effective lifting techniques and be physically able to lift and assist in carrying necessary equipment and supplies from the ambulance to and from the location of the patient(s), as well as assist in physically conveying patient to the ambulance.
  • Understanding of and ability to use sanitizing and disinfecting procedures for all equipment, including personal protection equipment.
  • Understand the purpose and use of the required documentation and communicate all pertinent information relating to the patient and the care that has been administered.  Effectively communicate this information to the receiving medical facility, via radio or other appropriate communication equipment, as soon as possible.
  • Knowledge of and/or ability to learn and use computer-based applications such as electronic medical record systems and scheduling applications.
  • Drive an ambulance or other department vehicle, in either emergency or non-emergency mode as required to and from calls for service, to and from receiving medical facilities, or other assigned trips.
  • Perform routine vehicle maintenance at the completion of an ambulance run on each vehicle used.  This maintenance shall include, but not limited to, filling fuel tanks, checking oil, restocking all medical supplies and other equipment used, cleaning and/or sanitizing the interior of the vehicle as necessary, and washing/waxing the exterior of the vehicles as needed.
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of the station.  Maintenance shall include, but not limited to, changing furnace filters, filling water softener salt, replacing light bulbs, and meeting with qualified professionals (electricians, plumbers, HVAC, etc) as needed.  Day-to-day cleaning of all areas of the station is required.  Bathrooms shall be kept clean and well-stocked at all times.
  • Perform all job-related tasks with a high degree of skill, good judgement, integrity, and confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief or Assistant Chief.

  • Ensure that the work plans reflect areas of concerns and issues defined by department officers, department membership, internal and external customers, and the general public.
  • Assess ongoing program performance, develop new programs to meet long-term goals, and develop short and long-term objectives for area of responsibility.
  • Process EMS run reports as directed.
  • Operate a variety of office equipment including copiers, fax machines and computers, input and retrieve data and text, organize and maintain storage and filing for confidential and routine files and records.
  • Utilize a computer network system to input and retrieve data and prepare reports using appropriate word processing or spreadsheet applications and databases.
  • Implement new computer system modules, procedures, and information systems in conjunction with staff and technical specialists.
  • Coordinate and/or perform data collection and statistical analysis of data.  Ensure data is entered into computer systems in accordance with current standards and requirements.  Generate computer reports, and maintain necessary manual and computer records.
  • Arrange for or perform maintenance duties on facilities or apparatus.  Maintain records, prepare reports and other specialized maintenance records of equipment, facility, and apparatus.
  • Communications responsibilities include answering department phone calls, emails, faxes, and responding to requests for information appropriately,
  • Make public presentations, conduct tours of the station, or assist in presenting training classes for other staff, volunteers, community groups, or Fire/EMS personnel from other agencies.  Maintain calendar of activities, meetings, and other various events.
  • Drive and operate all department vehicles.
  • Participate in training classes to maintain and upgrade knowledge, skills, and certification.
  • Perform housekeeping duties including cleaning apparatus, quarters, buildings, equipment, and grounds.
  • Work as a member of a team to support and maintain a pleasant work environment.  Look for ways to support others in their work.  Develop and maintain a cooperative work environment.  Approach individuals directly regarding suggestions and concerns and provide constructive feedback.  Attend and participate in trainings and meetings.
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief or Assistant Chief.

Although independent action is required, this position is subject to routine quality assurance review.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to perform strenuous or peak physical effort during emergency, training, or statin maintenance activities for prolonged periods of time under disagreeable conditions that include extreme heights, intense heat or cold, excessive noise, communicable diseases, vibration, confined spaces, emergency driving, little to no sleep for extended periods of time.  The employee is regularly to use hands and fingers, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is regularly required to walk, sit, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally run, dodge, jump, or maneuver with equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.  An A-EMT must continue to perform physically demanding work, requiring sound judgement, under adverse working conditions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, except during certain EMS activities when noise level may be loud to extremely loud.
  • EMS responses can be to areas of confined spaces or heights.
  • Exposure to extreme cold and hot environments.
  • Contact with water or other liquids
  • Exposure to hazardous conditions such as fire, explosives, chemicals, electrical shock, structural hazards, fast moving vehicles, etc.
  • Exposure to fumes, gasses, noxious odors, dust and poor ventilation
  • Exposure to blood, serious injuries and death