Critical Care Transport EMT

Cleveland Clinic

Port Saint Lucie, FL

Job posting number: #7123001 (Ref:ccf17740036)

Posted: February 3, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join our team at Cleveland Clinic Martin Health’s Tradition Hospital and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Tradition Hospital supports patients from Port Lucie and the surrounding communities. Cleveland Clinic is a top-ranked hospital in the nation and Cleveland Clinic Martin Health ranks No. 31 for hospitals in Florida. Martin Health also ranks as high-performing in 7 procedures and conditions in Florida, according to U.S. News & World Report, and is among the top hospitals in the nation as scored by “The Joint Commission.”

As a caregiver in the Critical Care Transport EMT role, you will be able to perform the skills as a medic in the emergency setting. You will have the opportunity to witness patient-centered care in a controlled setting while gaining an understanding of hospital care versus prehospital care. While supporting the department, you will be making improvements and sharing your knowledge with patients, family, and friends. Your primary duties will include:
- Performing EKGs, oral and nasal suctioning, and CPR.
- Initiating cardiac monitoring and oxygen therapy while reporting rhythm changes.
- Assisting with equipment including setup, chest tubes, gastric lavage, and more.
- Assisting with cleaning procedures, sterile procedures, sterile techniques, and handing hazardous materials.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:
- Can work under minimal supervision and is motivated daily.
- Works well in a close-knit, team building environment.
- Has a positive attitude with a willingness to learn
- Currently is licensed as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMTP), has a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, and an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.

A caregiver in this position will have the opportunity to attend courses and programs that will enhance their job performance. You will work side by side with physicians and nurses to help build your experience and skill for paramedics to advance careers.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.


  • Responds safely and without delay to calls for emergency assistance.
  • Reports on time to scheduled obligations.
  • Operates emergency vehicle safely and in accordance with department policy and procedures. Performs daily vehicle safety and readiness checks, reporting any actual and potential hazards.
  • Displays a positive image of the department and the hospital to the general public and to other employees.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement projects for the department/hospital as requested. Serves on committees/task force for the hospital and/or department as requested.
  • Performs other functions related to the job role.
  • Provides care and communication suitable for appropriate age-specific care. Neonatal (0 - 28 days); Pediatric (29 days - 12 years); Adolescent (13 - 18 years); Adult (19 - 74 years); Geriatric (75+ years).
  • Conducts point-of-care laboratory testing as part of patient care, and participates in requisite point-of-care testing maintenance procedures to comply with regulatory standards of the College of American Pathologists, or other bodies as applicable.
  • Maintains current knowledge with respect to department and hospital activities, new procedures and technology.
  • Reports pertinent observations regarding patients to the appropriate person.
  • Assists other emergency response agencies in securing patient for treatment / transport as needed.
  • Functions as an advocate for the patient and their family by supplying and interpreting information, supporting decisions and facilitating communication.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative communications with other health care professionals and hospital departments. Participates in the orientation of new personnel.
  • Participates in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment. Practices fiscal responsibility in the use of supplies, equipment and time management.
  • Maintains the specific confidentiality issues of the patient.
  • Responsible to complete all required departmental Continuing Education annually.
  • Perform daily and monthly checks to ensure continuous readiness for state inspection.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of an accredited Basic EMT Program.
  • Operation of emergency vehicles. EVOC - 8 Hours of Driving and 8 Hours of Lecture Time- 16 Hours total.
  • Competent to use related clinical equipment.
  • Competent use of communications equipment.
  • Competent use of electronic patient care report system.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities.



  • Current licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic EMT in the State of Florida.
  • Current, valid Florida driver's license (VDL) and insurable through Cleveland Clinic's liability carrier.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) HealthCare Provider card.
  • EVOC certificate.

Complexity of Work:

Work Experience:

  • Two years’ experience driving emergency vehicles as an EMT preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical requirements of this position are; the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move various weights up to and exceeding 25 pounds, pursuant to safely ambulating patients as needed.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7123001 (Ref:ccf17740036)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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