Emergency Medical Technician, Basic (EMT, B)
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Tinley Park, IL 60487
Emergency Medical Technicians-Basic (EMT-B) respond to emergency calls to provide efficient and
immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and to transport the patient to a medical facility.
After receiving the call from the dispatcher, the EMT-B drives the ambulance to address or location given,
using the most expeditious route, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The EMT-B must observe
traffic ordinances and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operation.
??functions in uncommon situations;
??has a basic understanding of stress response and methods to ensure personal well-being;
??has an understanding of body substance isolation;
??understands basic medical-legal principles;
??functions within the scope of care as defined by state, regional and local regulatory agencies