EMS Supply Technician

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Job title: EMS Supply Technician

Company: Metro EMS

Job description: As Arkansas’ largest provider of pre-hospital advanced life support, Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services (MEMS) is a model of excellence in the EMS industry and the organization provides employees with incredible professional opportunities. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the right people to serve our community.

Do you have what it takes to succeed at MEMS? We are a high performance system that attracts skilled, compassionate caregivers who are capable of a fast pace while maintaining a high standard of care. We reward our team by offering remarkable opportunities for professional advancement and personal growth.

Our state-of-the-art Communication center offers an exciting career for Emergency Medical Dispatchers. And non-clinical roles may be available as well, from Operations Technician to Patient Accounts Representative.

See Current Openings for a list of positions that are currently available and for which applications are now being accepted.

If you want to start a career in Emergency Medical Service, our own MEMS Academy offers Rookie School with paid training to become a certified EMT. Complete an application now and we will notify you as soon as the next start date is available!

To learn more about MEMS, visit our website at www.metroems.org

EMS Supply Technician

Little Rock, AR

Full Time

Entry Level

The Operations Support Technician supports the purchasing and supply department by receiving and stocking medical supplies and equipment. They also support Operations by stocking, cleaning, washing and readying ambulances for daily use. Other duties will include maintaining inventory accuracy through data entry and physical inventory accounting, shipping & receiving, issuing of other medical supplies and equipment.

This is a great opportunity for an EMT (or former EMT) who wants to work in EMS without being on an ambulance!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Issue required supplies and equipment to ambulance crews
  • Insure proper return of MEMS’ equipment
  • Restock ambulances and stockroom with supplies
  • Wash and wax the exterior, clean and disinfect the interior, and fuel ambulances to ready them for daily use
  • Pick up, decontaminate and redistribute equipment
  • Inspect, clean and repair medical equipment
  • Maintain complete and accurate inventory and assets records
  • Deliver and pick up supplies to/from other MEMS locations or vendors
  • Provide support in the event of an MCI or natural disaster
  • Maintain complete and accurate inventory and asset records
  • Ensure proper safeguarding of equipment
  • Maintain a safe and clean work
  • Drive ambulances, and other MEMS-owned vehicles, to deliver and pick up equipment and supplies within the MEMS service area; jockey vehicles as needed
  • Count and maintain stock levels at outlying stations and order as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Ability to manage time in the absence of direct oversight
  • Knowledge of geography of service area and ability to read a map
  • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to present an efficient and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work with computers and accurately enter data
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • First Responder course desirable
  • American Heart BLS Level C
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable MVR
  • Current or previous EMT experience preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Schedule is full time- Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5 AM – 7 PM (enjoy 4 days off every week!)
  • Work performed will be a combination of indoor and outdoor and the Ops Tech is frequently exposed to extreme weather conditions
  • Occasional overtime may be required

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

  • Employee will be required, from time to time, to lift and/or move up to 110+
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Hearing- no more than a moderate hearing loss

MEMS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. MEMS makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and current operational needs.

MEMS is committed to providing a safe and healthful workplace. In keeping with this commitment, we maintain a drug, alcohol, and smoke-free working environment. Smoking and tobacco products are not permitted in our facilities, in our vehicles or on company grounds. Pre-employment drug testing is required of all candidates. Employees in safety-sensitive positions, including EMT, Paramedic, and Emergency Medical Dispatcher, are subject to random drug screens.

Applicants certify that the information provided in this application is true and complete and understand that intentional false statements could lead to dismissal as an employee or rejection as an applicant.

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Location: Little Rock, AR

Job date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 06:40:34 GMT

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