Welcome to Western Connecticut Health Network, a comprehensive
group of Hospitals, Medical Practices and Home Care designed to
know our patients well. WCHN is comprised of Danbury, New Milford,
and Norwalk Hospital as well as Western Connecticut Home Care, and
Western Connecticut Medical Group. We are united by our mission to
improve the health and well-being of those who live in the
communities we proudly call home. We believe our dedicated and
talented employees are the cornerstone of providing the best in
patient care, and we are seeking qualified and compassionate
individuals to enhance the delivery of care to the communities we
Administer pre-hospital care to sick or injured persons.
Administers pre-hospital emergency care to sick or injured
Maintains equipment for constant state of readiness.
Operates emergency vehicles safely while en route to
May participate in orientation and training of new
May participate in training of students who perform practical
rotations through EMS system.
Occasionally participates in system restructuring.
Assists Emergency Room staff with daily operations or
administration of care.
Recommends changes to lead staff to ensure smooth operation of
Maintains crew quarters.
At Level 2 - Fulfills other EMT contractual obligations.
Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required: Current / valid license to operate a motor vehicle in
the State of Connecticut. Compliance with random drug screening
program. AHA, ARC or NSC BLS CPR (or CPR-Instructor) certificate
that has not reached the recommended renewal date. On-time
completion of required CME/Educational material as assigned by the
service. For advanced staff with primary medical control
affiliation through DH EMS: Submission of CME records by annual due
date, and maintenance of medical control authorization from Danbury
Hospital. For advanced staff with primary medical control
affiliation through another service: Maintain medical control
authorization from Danbury Hospital.
License: Current valid CT DPH certification at EMT and/or AEMT
level (Hospital does not recognize any "grace" period - must not
have reached the expiration date of certification on card). Current
Basic license with 0 to 6 months experience at level 1. Current
EMT- Intermediate license with 6 months to 1 year experience at
Minimum Experience: six months
Desired: Certification in PALS, ACLS, PHTLS, hazardous materials
Location: Danbury-24 Hospital Ave
Org Unit: 624
Department: City Ambulance
Work Type: Full-Time
Standard Hours: 40.00
Work Schedule: Rotating 8
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No
- Emergency Medical Technician
- HS Graduate or Equivalent
- Some manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
- Significant occupational risk
- Extremely heavy effort. May exert > 125 lbs. of force
- Significant exposure to dirt, odors, nose, human waste,
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are
considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental
or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status,
sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification
protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known
physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a
disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship
on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such
assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview,
please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable
accommodation requests only). Please provide all information
requested to assure that you are considered for current or future