Emergency Medical Technician Covid - Temporary

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Emergency Medical Technician Covid - Temporary
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 02/08/22 09:45AM
Price: N/A
Salary: $20.00 per hour
Agency/Dept.: Public Safety – Emergency Services

Description of Duties

This is a temporary, emergency medical technical position responsible for providing emergency first aid and crisis intervention to the general public while providing support to the COVID-19 task force.  Duties involve performing a wide variety of functions relating to the COVID-19 response that include, but are not limited to, assisting in processing the testing of individuals, determining adequate test samples are collected, stored and screened properly, responding to triage questions and concerns from the public as they enter COVID-19 test sites, and assisting in ensuring individuals are properly registered for a COVID-19 test at a site.  Duties also involve assisting with COVID-19 test result notifications and the efficient flow of traffic at COVID-19 test sites.   Training will be provided. 

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus possession of a valid certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at any level* issued by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

 *EMT, EMT-Intermediate (AEMT-1), EMT-Critical Care (AEMT-CC), EMT-Paramedic (AEMT-P)

Candidates for employment with Monroe County Government will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, along with a background investigation.  Failure to meet the standards may result in disqualification.

If you are appointed, you will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Effective immediately - Employees hired on or before October 7, 2021, will need to provide documentation of at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and promptly provide documentation of the second dose in accordance with the vaccine schedule, and employees hired on or after October 7, 2021 will need to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated prior to commencing work, per New York State Department of Health mandate and County policy implementing that mandate.

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