Rite of Passage MEDIC/EMT in Watkins, Colorado
Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. For over 30 years, we have developed and operated a continuum of programs based on the needs of youth and our placing agencies. With our emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive therapeutic approach, our organization is highly respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Rite of Passage has locations across the nation! We are an organization that has a long, proud history of improving the lives of youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youth have entered and completed our programs. Rite of Passage has built its reputation on running life changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community and valuing the contributions of its staff.
Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change. Join our qualified team and become a part of something great. Becoming a member of the Rite of Passage team is more than just a job, but an opportunity to create a meaningful career within a mission driven company.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Performs daily sick calls as referred by group living staff and maintains daily “profile” list. Provides care and supervises the infirmary patient cases. Treats all injuries, medical conditions and provides basic first aid (i.e. dresses minor wounds, splints and tapes joints, etc.) within the scope of training. Provides first aid and/or life support in the event of an emergency. Ensures all prescription medication is self-administered and documents administration and completion of any prescription medication. Provides adequate security for all prescriptions and over-the-counter medications. Ensures all life support equipment and supplies are available and in good working order. Advises the appropriate parties of developing or existing medical conditions. Informs the Supervisor of any irregular medical occurrences. Completes Medical Incident Reports and communicates in a timely manner with Placing Agency officials, parents, guardians, and client manager’s/probation officers regarding students’ medical injuries or illnesses, if required. Attends on-site sports and physical training elements to ensure “profiles” are properly adhered to and immediate response is available, if needed. Assists with the distribution of student hygiene supplies if required. Inputs student information in the student database if required. Other duties as assigned, verbally or in written form to meet the needs of the program.
MINIMUM QUALIFCATIONS:High School diploma or equivalent. Some college education preferred. Current state Emergency Medical Technician Certification. Certification in CPR-C (Provider) and First Aid. Knowledge of basic life support procedures including but not limited to: patient assessment, basic life support cardiopulmonary resuscitation, splinting and bandaging, airway maintenance, patient handling and transportation to a medical facility. Must meet the requirements to be an eligible ROP driver. Must possess a current State Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years. Ability to pass a criminal background clearance check, drug screen, physical and TB test.
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe
Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
- High School or better
- 1-2 year: 1-2 years experience in medical field preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)