LifeCare Medical Services, Inc EMT Basic - $1,500 Sign On Bonus in Akron, Ohio


The mission and purpose of this position are to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.


  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures

  • Maintain a clean appearance, demonstrating courteous, professional and ethical behavior, as well as the ability to work cooperatively with other members of the EMS Health Care System

  • Continually improve and upgrade the skills and knowledge of the emergency medical profession.

  • Render competent patient care in both pre-hospital and inter-facility setting

  • Compliance with all applicable protocols for emergency treatment and transportation as per company policy and/or local and EPAB

  • Safely operate and maintain an emergency vehicle and compliance with all laws pertaining to the operation of an emergency vehicle

  • Safely operate and maintain all equipment and tools relevant to an EMT

  • Communicate patient information to other members of the health care profession

  • Communicate information through the proper “chain of command”, to management and other employees of Company

  • Compliance with local, state and regional emergency medical service operations, regulations, and laws

  • Accurately and completely document information required by Company, the Department of Health and EPAB

  • Accurately and completely document the required information on the Company PCR

  • Demonstrate, by attendance and documentation, compliance with the EMT Inc and/or the Department of Health requirements for continuing education and licensure

  • Submit all continuing education documentation toCompany Management on a quarterly basis

  • Demonstrate physical ability to perform all tasks required in the performance of duties as an EMT

  • Clean and maintain the cleanliness of Companyproperty, including, but not limited to, vehicles, equipment, buildings and surrounding areas

  • Accurately and completely document the required information on the CompanyDaily Vehicle Inspection form and the Company Daily Equipment Inventory form.


  • Sit and stand for extended periods of time

  • Walk, bend, squat, twist, reach, push, pull, and carry

  • Frequently lift and/or move more than 125 pounds including lifting, moving and carrying patients up and down stairs


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Completion of a EMT Basic/Intermediate program and acceptance for licensure in the state of employ

  • One year related experience preferred

  • Maintain current Valid Driver’s License

  • Maintain, on file, current and valid EMT Basic/Intermediate Certification

  • Maintain, on file, current and valid CPT (Health Care Provider minimum) certification.

  • Maintain, on file, current certification cards on all other skill based pay level (BTLS, PALS, Peep, etc.)

  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 250 pounds