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Trinity Health EMT Night Shift in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time




Provides direct patient care prior to and during transport for all patient populations including neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric, guided by protocols.


• Ability to assess patients with medical conditions with findings reflected in the patient record.

• Prioritizes and anticipates patients’ needs and develops a plan of care.

• Implements interventions consistent with protocols and documents response to treatment.

• Provides ongoing evaluation, altering the treatment plan as needed. Documents findings and interventions.

• Prepares equipment and supplies. Checks medical equipment and supplies on a daily basis. Restocks and cleans unit after each mission.

• Knowledgeable in the use of radios and communication systems.

• Assists in the orientation of new EMT’s.

• Operates required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position.

• Participates in staffing special events as required


• High school diploma preferred or high school equivalency.

• Certified as an EMT in the State of Iowa.

• One year recent experience functioning as an EMT-B providing direct patient care preferred.

• Valid driver’s/Chauffeurs License required. Must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, be at least 18 years of age, and be eligible to drive per Iowa state law.

• Basic Life Support certified within three months of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

• Proof of comp

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran