Our Team of EMS Professionals

Kutztown Area Transport Service would not succeed without a dedicated team of EMS professionals. We have always taken pride in service to our community whether it is with superior service, or the family atmosphere which has been the cornerstone principle of our treatment services.

 

Our Mission Statement:

To provide quality pre and post-hospital medical care all while protecting the clinical, personal, and financial well being of the people, business’, and families with which we serve.

 

EMPLOYMENT


Essential Duties
  • Conducts a careful examination of the patient for signs and symptoms of illness/injury and assists other medical personnel as necessary.

  • Administers prompt and efficient basic and advanced life support care within the limits of licensure or certification and in accordance with approved protocols prior to and during transport.

  • Provides careful handling of the patient to and from the ambulance.

  • Provides safe and efficient transport of the patient in the ambulance to the medical facility.

  • Provides a safe and efficient transfer of patient and patient care information to the receiving personnel at the destination.

  • Documents all aspects of patient condition and treatment on EMS run reports. Obtains and records non-medical patient information as required. Completes other patient documentation and forms as required.

  • Conducts regular unit inventory and equipment testing to ensure all equipment for which the paramedic is responsible is present, clean and in proper working order.

  • Upon completion of transport, responsible for all assigned duties which will place the ambulance and equipment back in service.

  • Responsible for full knowledge of the ambulance’s equipment and its proper use at all times.

  • In both the emergency and non-emergency setting, operates / drives the ambulance in a safe and efficient manner, following company driving guidelines, so the safety or condition of the occupants are not compromised.

  • Completes assigned station and station grounds duties.

  • Completes assigned ambulance duties (i.e., washing, waxing, interior and exterior cleaning, etc.) as required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • National and/or State certification as an Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Technician-Advanced, Emergency Medical Responder, Paramedic, or Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse (PHRN) determined by appropriate state requirements.

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Must be able to read, write and communicate professionally and effectively with employees and managers. Must possess the ability to write simple correspondence or reports. Must possess the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees and/or managers.

  • Must be knowledgeable of company protocols, operational procedures and safety policies.

  • Additional certifications such as, ACLS, NALS, PALS, PHTLS, PEEP, and Instructor certifications are preferred but required.

Kutztown Area Transport Service

87 South Kemp Road

Kutztown, PA 19530-9737

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 911

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