Medical Officer

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
Loyola University New Orleans - New Orleans, Louisiana

Nov 10, 2021


Application Deadline:
Jan 31, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$14.00 - $16.00 hourly

Job Description

Public Safety Generalists (PSGs) / Emergency Medical Officers are non-sworn civilian members of the university police department. This position assists the University Police Department with general public safety and security duties, which include responding to medical emergencies and rendering appropriate medical care, safety patrols, on-campus safety escorts, report writing, opening and locking doors/ buildings/vehicles, issuing parking citations and other parking service needs, as well as other non-law enforcement duties as directed by the shift supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent. U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien. Certification and Licenses: Current/ valid EMR, EMT License or higher, with the State of Louisiana and/or the National Registry of EMT. Must maintain the license while employed by the University. Current certification for Adult/Child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), First Aid and Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) is required. A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record as defined and approved by the Office of Risk Management and the University’s insurance company. Must pass a thorough background check, which includes both criminal and driving histories, risk assessment, drug screen and medical clearance. Beliefs that are supportive of the principles of a Catholic, Jesuit higher education and the goals of Loyola University. Able to project and display honesty and integrity through personal conduct and to reflect a helpful and positive attitude. Must have excellent communication and people skills. Must welcome the cultural diversity found in a University setting. Must be able to offer and demonstrate independent judgment and personal initiative. Must have the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy, and courtesy in communicating with co-workers and the public. Must have the ability to relate to and interact with people of various backgrounds. Must have the ability to deal with stressful situations. PSGs occupy a position of trust and must maintain confidentiality. Violation of the University or the department’s policies concerning confidentiality is grounds for immediate termination of employment and will subject the PSG to arrest and/or University discipline. Ability to work shifts which may be rotated. PSGs may be involuntarily reassigned to any shift to meet the needs of the university. Refusal of a shift change may result in termination. PSGs must maintain a working telephone (cell and/or residential) and immediately notify the University Police Department and Human Resources of any changes to numbers. Mandatory overtime may be required to meet the needs of the department and/or the university. Refusal of such overtime may result in termination. Able to detect situations imperiling life, safety, and property.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to perform all the job functions of a Public Safety Generalist unassisted, and at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirement. This requires a level of physical ability to include hearing, speaking, flexibility and strength. Must be able to stand and/or sit for long periods of time (e.g. observing at a fixed post, dispatching or driving a shuttle van). Must be able to drive a university vehicle during both day and night; in congested traffic and possibly in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, etc. Must be able to communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement and other radio channels. Must be able to engage in patrol functions that involve such things as working rotating shifts and physically checking the doors and windows of buildings, including locking and unlocking functions to ensure they are secure. Able to assist emergency personnel at accidents, emergencies and disasters by administering first-aid/CPR when trained and helping to carry people away from dangerous situations and securing and evacuating people from particular areas. Must be able to extinguish small fires by using fire extinguishers and other appropriate means. Must be able to handle stress under any condition. May be called upon to lift and carry bollards, some weighing up to 37 lbs., as well as pull up and push bollards in place. Must have the ability to manipulate camera controls and recording equipment. Must be able to view with accuracy CCTV monitors, and have the ability to speak clearly and hear effectively for all types of conversations, telephone rings, and alarm signals. The position requires good vision in both daytime and nighttime conditions

In accordance with the Campus Security Act as amended, Loyola University publishes annually and distributes to members of the academic community, and upon request to prospective (students/employees), an annual security report. That report includes current policies and procedures of the University Police Department for the reporting of campus crimes, notifying the campus community of occurrence of campus crimes, policies regarding access to campus buildings, the enforcement authority of the University Police Officers and their relationship to local police. University policies on the possession, use and sale of alcohol and illegal drugs are outlined. The Campus sexual Assault Program and policy is described. Campus crime statistics as defined under this law for the last three calendar years are included. A copy of this report may be secured from the (Office of Admissions), (Office of Human Resources), or from the University Police Department.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires the University to inform you that we can employ only U.S. Citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

Loyola University New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and persons with disabilities.

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: N/A

Contact Information

Heather Blanchard

Loyola University New Orleans
6363 Loyola New Orleans, LA
New Orleans, Louisiana
phone: 5048647757

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter with the job title as the subject to: resumes@loyno.edu.

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