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EMT/Security Officer FT (EMT Certification) Various Shifts

Company: Arbor Acres Retirement Community
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

EMT/Security Officer - Various Shifts AvailableEMT/Security Officer will have the sole responsibility to respond to all Independent Living PET (resident personal safety alarms) and Emergency calls on campus, and will serve as Security Patrol to ensure the safety of all residents, staff and visitors on campus. Must have EMT Certification.Status Non-Exempt Hours: Various Shifts AvailableJob RelationshipsReports to the Security Supervisor and works closely with the Nursing Department.EMT Duties and ResponsibilitiesMust be EMT Certified. Respond to all IL emergency and PET calls and determines if the call is an emergency requiring emergency response or a false alarm.If it is determined that it is a real emergency, the EMT Officer will begin the assessment of the resident and determine if 911 is necessary. They will provide the care that is allowed through their EMT training, with the exception of emergency drugs and intubation.The EMT Officer will stay on the scene until 911 arrives if they are called. They will give report to 911 and then notify the family, if the resident agrees and notify the necessary Arbor Acres staff members.The EMT Officer will be responsible for documenting each emergency call in the Electronic Medical Record.If the EMT Coordinator comes upon a resident who is in need of CPR, CPR should me initiated and a call should go to Nursing immediately for backup.The EMT Officer will also monitor fire alarms and assist nursing in locating any missing residents.Make rounds in a set order explained by Director of Facilities and/or Security Supervisor. Rounds will consist of all Arbor Acres buildings, elevators, offices, and grounds.Checkpoints will be monitored on an hourly basis and radioed into the Welcome Center Security Officer on duty.While conducting walk thru of buildings, offices, etc., will watch for staff sleeping and other safety issues and report the name and department to Welcome Center for Departmental notification.Will direct/assist all emergency vehicles that come onto Arbor Acres campus until on-call maintenance staff arrives. Will assist Nurse if a resident has fallen.Responsible for building locking and unlocking.Will monitor traffic flow and speed detection.Light checks burned out lights. Report to maintenance.Light maintenance duties including toilets, heating, TV, phone, etc.Help with snow removal if needed.Transport residents to Temp Care rooms if needed.Wanderguard door checks.Fill in at Welcome Center to allow for security officers to take breaks.Typical Physical DemandsMust be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.Must be able to handle exposure to severe weather. Must report to work even in inclement weather.Must be able to handle high amounts of stress.Must be able to lift 30 lbs.EMT Key Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesMust be able to communicate with residents, family members, staff and emergency personnel.Must be flexible with working hours.Strong verbal communication skills. The ability to read, write, understand, and speak EnglishAbility to embody and uphold the corporate personality and culture of Arbor Acres with its emphasis on warmth, caring, generation of community, enthusiasm, achievement of excellence, and joy.Minimum EducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent.Minimum ExperienceAt least two years experience preferred.Must have basic EMT CertificationLicense and/or Certification RequiredNC Drivers License. Demonstrated safe driving record.CPR certification required within three months of employment.This job description is not intended as an all-inclusive list of essential functions which the individual holding this position may be required to perform. The individual may be required to perform additional tasks at the discretion of any authorized supervisor. Arbor Acres reserves the right to change or modify this job description at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Arbor Acres Retirement Community, Winston-Salem , EMT/Security Officer FT (EMT Certification) Various Shifts, Healthcare , Winston Salem, North Carolina

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