Skier Transport

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Vail Health
September 23, 2021
Vail, Colorado
Job Type


Skier Transport 6231

Vail Health
Vail, Co
180 South Frontage Road West | Vail, CO 81657
Support Services
Ski Season Part-time, Days
Posted 09/17/2021
Req # 10990
Min:$18.01 Max:$27.02
To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.
  • POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position.
    • Assumes responsibility for the safe transport of injured or ill skiers from the local ski areas to the Emergency Department or Emergency Services Clinic. Provides care for all patient types based on age specific criteria.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the job’s time. Please include supervisory responsibilities.
    • Maintains radio and cell phone communication with Ski Patrol throughout shift. Coordinates with Ski Patrol for safe patient hand off.
    • Follows criteria for patient types who may be transported via skier transport versus ambulance transport. Safely transports appropriate patients to the Emergency Department.
    • Exhibits safe driving skills and reports any Skier Transport vehicle issues in a timely manner. Exhibits proper care of vehicles and equipment.
    • Demonstrates clinical knowledge in all patient types and age groups to meet patient care needs/outcomes within the practice. Displays cultural competency and ability to work with diverse patient populations.
    • Maintains diagnostic and medication logs as required by policy. Documents patient care services accurately in patient and department records.
    • Protects patients and employees by assisting in maintaining a clean, safe working environment, and adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
    • Role models the principles of a Just Culture.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
  • This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
    • Experience:
      • One year of experience as a care tech or EMT preferred.
    • License(s):
      • Valid, unrestricted driver's license required.
    • Certification(s):
      • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic certification by the state of Colorado OR Wilderness First Responder Certification OR Outdoor Emergency Care Certification by the National Ski Patrol required.

        Basic Life Support (BLS) by the American Heart Association required.

    • Computer / Typing:
      • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
    • Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
    • Education:
Benefits Summary: This position offers a robust benefits package including Medical insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% retirement deferral match, employee assistance program, sick pay, seasonal bonus potential, amongst others.
As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.
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