EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) - Washington, DC

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • Respond to calls for assistance
  • Administer first aid and level-appropriate care per state, local and national guidelines
  • Properly assess injuries and the coordination for appropriate transportation to medical facilities
  • Effectively communication with Safety Managers, EMS Personnel and Medical Facility Staff
  • Assist site Safety Personnel with safety related duties and inspections
  • Provide detailed documentation of medical and safety related incidents
  • Coordinate with Safety Managers in maintaining the most safe and secure construction site environment
  • Administer daily site required drug and alcohol testing programs


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Current CPR or BLS (Basic Life Support) or equivalent credential
  • State Certification for EMT or Paramedic or National EMT certification, (NREMT)
  • 911 Emergency Services experience or triage experience
  • At least 2 years of experience working as an EMT


Preferred
  • 1st Responder experience
  • Prior experience with Site Safety
  • Safety certifications like
  • CHST, Construction Health and Safety Technician
  • CSP, Certified Safety Professional
  • OSHA 30
  • Construction industry experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills


WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities


Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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