Southern Regional Medical Center is a community based, awarding winning, 331-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of services, including 24-hour Emergency Department, Heart and Vascular, Women's Health, Surgical Services, Bariatrics and outpatient services. Southern Regional Medical Center has provided high-quality compassionate care to the residents throughout Riverdale and the surrounding region for 50 years. Southern Regional Medical Center, one of Atlanta's best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities.
Southern Regional holds the distinction of being certified as an Accredited Chest Pain Center and an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. SRMC is also recognized as an Accredited Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by the American College of Surgeons.
SRMC is proud to be a Prime Healthcare hospital, which demonstrates our center’s quality of excellence and reputation. We strive to provide high-quality medical care that is always at the forefront of evolving national healthcare reform. Our more than 400 on-staff physicians always respect the needs and wishes of our patients. We are known as a leader in women's healthcare services and offers a full range of services at the Women's LifeCenter. The center's experienced staff delivers over 3,300 babies annually making it a top choice for expectant mothers throughout south Metro Atlanta. Services include a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) which provides specialized care for critically ill or premature newborns.
Southern Regional has once again earned Gold. The hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Gold Achievement Awards for NSTEMI and STEMI – Receiving Center for implementing quality improvement measures for heart attack patients. We are truly proud of our Chest Pain Center team’s dedication and hard work in reaching this achievement.
Emergency Medical Technician is responsible for the assessment and basic management of medical, trauma and environmental emergencies under the supervision of the staff nurse and / or physician. Assists with patient care based on individual patient needs within the scope of practice; Assists in maintenance of a safe environment and performs under the direction and supervision of the ED Registered Nurse or Charge Nurse.
Education and Work Experience
1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for new hires effective April 2014.
2. Basic EMT Training or E.R. experience required.
3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
4. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within six (6) months of hire and maintain current.
Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):
1. Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
2. Current PALS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
3. Certified/Licensed EMT by the state certifying agency/entity required.
We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf