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Emergency Medical Technician (Program Assistant-AS), Wellness Center

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Rowan University
Location
Glassboro, New Jersey

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Job no: 495868
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Professional

Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of the Wellness Center and the Chief Offices of the Rowan University Emergency Medical Services, a department within the Wellness Center, the Emergency Medical Technician drives or rides an ambulance to a specific location to provide emergency medical treatment, provides treatment both at the scene and on the trip to the local hospital; does related duties as assigned. Assist Chief in supervision of student staff and unit functions as well as any other activities as assigned. The EMT will act in the place of the Chief Officer in their absence.

Our staff is diverse in many ways and we strive to mirror the population we serve in the Rowan University community. We welcome candidates who will continue to expand our reach to marginalized and under-represented students. Our ideal candidate possesses an understanding of intersectionality and how it impacts the daily lives of students.

The EMT hired for this position may be responsible for services to all of the campuses which fall under the Rowan University umbrella.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Answers all calls for emergency medical treatment.
  • Drives ambulance to required location, parks ambulance in a safe location, and creates a safe traffic environment by placement of road flares, removal of debris, and redirection of traffic.
  • Determines the nature and extent of injury and establishes priorities for emergency care.
  • Administers emergency care such as opening and maintaining an airway, giving positive pressure ventilation, and cardio-resuscitation.
  • Stops bleeding by bandaging or tourniquets, treats shock, immobilizes fractures, and provides initial care of poisoned and burn patients.
  • Extricates patients from entrapment.
  • Maintains communication with dispatch, the hospital, etc.
  • Maintains reporting with electronic records and communications.
  • Prepares victims for transportation in an ambulance.
  • Cares for patients on return trip to hospital.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Requirements:

    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.
    • Note: Experience as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) involving the application of knowledge, principles, and best practices to provide emergency treatments appropriate to patients' conditions to include pulmonary and cardiac resuscitation, oxygen administration, first aid services, and other emergency medical care as required may be substituted on a year-for-year basis to meet the education requirement. Therefore, to qualify under this substitution, applicants must possess at least four (4) years of experience as an EMT as outlined above.
    • Possession of a current and valid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification issued by the New Jersey Department of Health. Note: Applicants who possess the higher level certification as a Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic, or Mobile Intensive Care Registered Nurse Certification, issued by the New Jersey Department of Health, are considered to have met the certification requirement.
    • Possession of a current driver's license valid in New Jersey.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Ability to remain calm in emergency situations
    • Ability to establish rapport with patients
    • Ability to determine the nature and extent of injuries and prioritize emergency medical treatment needs
    • Ability to drive an ambulance with caution
    • Ability to work harmoniously with others

    Salary:

    • Range P16 (Step 1 = $45,521)

    Note:

    • Only completed online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.

    Advertised: Dec 2 2021 Eastern Standard Time
    Applications close: Jan 2 2022 11:55 PM Eastern Standard Time

    Organization

    Working at Rowan University 

    Rowan University, located a half-hour outside of Philadelphia with its main campus in suburban Glassboro, N.J., is an institution on the move.

    This summer, the University opened Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) in partnership with Cooper University Health Care, in Camden. The first new four-year, M.D.-granting medical school in New Jersey in more than 35 years, CMSRU welcomed its first class in August 2012.

    Rowan continues to work with the Borough of Glassboro and private developers on Rowan Boulevard, a $300 million redevelopment project that links the University’s main campus to the historic downtown. This fall alone, the partners broke ground for a new academic building/parking garage and a Marriott Courtyard Hotel. Rowan Boulevard already includes a Barnes & Noble Collegiate Superstore, housing for approximately 1,300 students and retail space.

    The University also recently created a School of Biomedical Sciences, which joins nine colleges. In addition to CMSRU they are: the Rohrer College of Business, Communication & Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Graduate & Continuing Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics.

    Earlier in 2012, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie awarded Rowan state research institution status (not Carnegie classification) as part of the New Jersey Medical and Health Science Education Restructuring Act, making Rowan only the second comprehensive public research institution in the State. That Act also opened the door to Rowan partnering with Rutgers-Camden to create a College of Health Sciences in Camden near CMSRU. The vision for that College calls for schools of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, food science and 16 allied health programs. The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in nearby Stratford, N.J., is to become part of Rowan in the near future. When that occurs, Rowan will be only the second school in the nation with M.D. and D.O. medical programs.

    A selective, medium‑sized public university, Rowan is recognized for its nationally ranked academic and athletic programs, talented professors and high‑tech facilities. The University, which has a branch campus in Camden, N.J., and the South Jersey Technology Park at Rowan University in Mantua, N.J., prides itself on being able to provide its more than 12,000 students with an outstanding education at an exceptional value.

     The University offers 57 undergraduate majors, including four undergraduate degree-completion programs; three dual bachelor’s/master’s degrees; more than 40 master’s level programs (including specializations); approximately 25 graduate-level certificate programs; 12 post-baccalaureate programs or endorsements; and two doctoral/specialist programs, including the M.D. degree from its medical school. Students can pursue their degrees at the main campus, the Camden campus, online or at several community colleges, as well as at CMSRU.

    Rowan has been recognized by national organizations that evaluate colleges and universities. U.S. News & World Report ranked Rowan 19th among Best Regional Universities—North, third among the public institutions in the category. The Princeton Review named Rowan among 222 institutions in its Best in the Northeast section of its website feature 2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region and included the Rohrer College of Business in its edition of the Best 296 Business Schools. The Princeton Review also listed Rowan, which in the past has been recognized by the U.S. EPA as a Top Green Power Purchaser in its athletic conference, in its Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition.

    Employees:

    Currently, Rowan University employs 1,090 faculty members: full-time tenure-track professors, full-time temporary professors, part-time professors and adjuncts. The University also employs 940 staff members.

    Recognizing that employees, students and the community are valuable resources, Rowan’s Human Resources Department supports the University’s vision and mission; encourages the personal and professional enrichment of employees; provides services appropriate to employees’ needs; and promotes awareness, learning and collaboration.

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