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Penn State Health EMT/Emergency Medical Technician - Prehospital (Part-Time) Hershey Division - Life Lion EMS in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: PRN

FTE: 0.001

Shift: Varied

Hours: 12 Hours


Responsible to respond to emergencies, assess patients; provide treatment in accordance with PA DOH Basic Life Support standard curriculum. Also responsible to transport patients according to established protocols and assist Advance Life Support (Paramedic) providers with patient care management. Must perform non-emergency routine medical transports utilizing ambulances and wheelchairs vans and follow up with complete appropriate documentation.


High School Diploma or GED required

Basic life support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Program CPR/AED certified required

Eligibility for Pennsylvania EMT certification required

Valid Driver’s license required and eligible to operation an EMS vehicle in the Commonwealth of PA required

Completion of approved Emergency Vehicle Operations Training program required

PA DOH EMSVO eligibility required

Hazmat Awareness Training must be obtained within 30 days of start date

NIMS (100, 200, 700, 800) required within 30 days of start date


6 months of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) experience preferred


Able to stand/walk frequently; sit occasionally

Able to lift/carry 0-200 lbs frequently

Able to push/pull 0-200 lbs frequently

Able to lift/carry and push/pull over 200 lbs infrequently with assistance or use of lifting equipment

Able to climb occasionally, reach constantly

Able to use hand for simple/firm grasping

Able to work in all environmental and weather conditions

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF ( for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Teamster Equivalent (PT/PRN)

Position EMT/Emergency Medical Technician - Prehospital (Part-Time) Hershey Division - Life Lion EMSLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 24870