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EMT - Waltham, MA



Full Time

On Site


Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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 113,000 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.

The EMT/Paramedic is a critical position within the Med-eScreen construction team. This individual works on a construction project and closely aligns with the client. This is a customer facing position and supports the project team to successfully administer onsite medical services for the construction jobsite. This position will support the Waltham, MA area.


  • Experienced pre-hospital provider for an assigned project
  • Administration of first aid and level-appropriate care according to State, Local and National guidelines
  • Proper assessment of injuries and the coordination for appropriate transportation to medical facilities
  • Detailed documentation of medical and safety related incidents
  • Actively monitor and provide case management of all work-related injuries
  • Daily administration of site required drug and alcohol testing program
  • Provide project team with administrative support, to include: orientation for new workers
  • Attend weekly project safety meetings
  • Effective communication with Safety Managers, EMS Personnel, and Offsite Occupational Health Clinic
  • Daily communication with management
  • Coordination with project Safety Manager regarding safety related duties and inspections
  • Additional duties as directed by Med-eScreen management or client
  • Flexible schedule, extended hours to include weekends



  • 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


  • 1st Responder experience
  • Experience in construction, OSHA, or worker’s compensation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills


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