Job Title EMT - B
Location Largo, FL
Department EMS Field Operations
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time

An EMT career with Sunstar is more than a job, it’s a commitment to providing the people of Pinellas County with the peace of mind that one of the most skillful and technologically advanced emergency response teams in the nation is never more than a phone call away.


Summary :

This position reports to a Supervisor. the EMT is accountable for responding to all assigned calls in the most appropriate and efficient manner, providing the highest standards of patient care while providing a safe and hazard-free environment. The EMT works with a Paramedic on an ALS ambulance and contributes to overall patient care in the areas of triage, packaging and transport.


Major Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Prompt and regular attendance at work.
  • The EMT position provides quality patient care utilizing thorough knowledge of protocols
  • Assess and treat with appropriate techniques (resources and equipment), any medical situation while maintaining the highest standard of patient care and professionalism according to current company standards.
  • Must maintain neat and professional appearance at all times in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Maintain the ambulance and equipment in a clean, organized and response ready mode
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of the ambulance and equipment, its function and use and reporting defective equipment and supplies to the supervisor as required
  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with other individuals within the community and EMS system
  • Responsible for adhering to all policies and procedures provided in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Medical Operations Manual and Code of Conduct
  • Responsible for maintaining current state and county certifications
  • Must attend all Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses on a monthly basis
  • Performs other such duties as may be required

Minimum Qualifications for EMT:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current Florida EMT-B certification (Information for out-of-state applicants or to renew click here)
  • Valid Florida Driver's License
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Must be at least 18 years of age


EMT Desired Qualifications :

• National Registry


Physical Requirements :

The EMT is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The EMT frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is required to sit; climb or balance; step, stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The EMT must frequently lift and/or carry a minimum of 140 pounds up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Working Environment
The EMT Works outdoors and indoors with occasional exposure to hazardous conditions and to blood/body fluids, requires respirator use, fumes/odors, extended day, and temperature changes. The EMT Frequently works with others, face-to-face contact with others with exposure to noise, mechanical equipment, and electrical equipment. Performs shift work and performs duties frequently in a mobile environment and in confined areas.
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