You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Ambulance Driver.
You’re ready to roll up your sleeves. Eager to ask questions. And willing to go above and beyond to ease a patient’s pain.
You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Mary’s Medical Centeris part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.
Benefitsare one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll honor each other’s dignity and surpass the standards we set. We’ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As an Ambulance Driver with us, you’ll never know what to expect, but you will know how to:
- Prior to each ground transport, perform risk assessment via safety Matrix. Perform driving responsibilities to meet all safety standards set forth by the transport program.
- Receive report of incoming ambulance and aircraft patients, convey pertinent information to the Charge Nurse and in the case of the air medical, ensure that necessary assistance is available for unloading.
- Effectively utilize time when not actively involved in patient care by maintaining Environment of Care and Point of Care Standards, supply and room stocking and preparation and equipment checks.
- Maintain proficiency in radio/satellite communications and maintain open lines of communication with the CareFlight communication center.
- Inspect ambulance for damage and equipment failure and document each on daily checklist to ensure the ambulance is fully operational and is good repair.
- Be responsible for familiarity and effective utilization of prevention and intervention techniques for interaction with violent, mentally disturbed, head injured and intoxicated patients.
- Proficiently obtains IV access, bloods and specimens. Labels and transports patient specimens within established standards.
- Assist in the ED by accurately and timely documentation using ASAP.
- Actively advocate, precept and coach EMS and nursing students and new employees to the department.
- Safely operate motor vehicle and comply with driver requirements as defined in SCL Health Systems Driver Safety Policy.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
- Minimum of three (3) months of education past High School and must be have completed an IV course
- Minimum of two (2) years of experience, required
- Current EMT-B and valid driver’s license with less than 4 points, required
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being an Ambulance Driver on our team, we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.