EMT - Sports Medicine Department (2 positions)

Location: Varies

Status: PRN

Description:  

OrthoSouth specializes in delivering a first-class patient experience in comprehensive orthopedic care. Our talent-rich team of providers – including surgeons, subspecialists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athletic trainers – are devoted to diagnosing, treating, rehabilitating, and preventing orthopedic diseases and injuries. With 8 clinic locations and 2 surgery centers across the Mid-South, we have made access to excellent orthopedic care an easier, friendlier, more welcoming experience. As an employer, OrthoSouth seeks to recruit, grow, and retain team-oriented individuals who prioritize service to others and excellence in all endeavors regardless of position within the organization. We strive to train, support, and ultimately empower employees to succeed in their respective roles. We listen. And we work – hard – to build a culture of excellence that lifts everyone in it to greater heights. As valued members of the team, OrthoSouth EMT’s extend our culture of excellence into high school and community athletic programs. They develop and maintain critical relationships within the communities we serve and ensure the safety and sustainability of athletic programs for all participants.

Qualifications:

  • Current EMT certification
  • Current license to practice in TN and MS; or ability to obtain upon hire
  • Basic Life Support- CPR Certification or ability to obtain prior to start date
  • Excellent customer service, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, self-motivated and willing to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with emergency response athletic game coverage and events
  • Interact effectively with providers, peers, patients, family members, vendors, and other emergency services
  • Work in conjunction with coaches, administrators, and physicians to prevent, recognize, assess, manage, treat, and recondition athletic injuries and illnesses
  • Quickly and efficiently respond to patient and administration inquires and requests
  • Builds and maintain effective community relationships
  • Abide by policies and procedures set forth by OrthoSouth, schools, licensing and accreditation bodies, and other applicable conference’s/governing bodies
  • Travel is required

 

Qualified applicants should send their resume and contact information to:  Erin Lewis at ELewis@orthosouth.org