New Haven, CT, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

The EMT/Paramedic is a critical position within the Med-eScreen construction team. This individual works on a construction project and closely aligns with the client. This is a customer facing position and supports the project team to successfully administer onsite medical services for the construction jobsite. This position will support the New Haven, Connecticut area.

What You’ll Work On

  • Experienced pre-hospital provider for an assigned project

  • Administration of first aid and level-appropriate care according to State, Local and National guidelines

  • Proper assessment of injuries and the coordination for appropriate transportation to medical facilities

  • Detailed documentation of medical and safety related incidents

  • Actively monitor and provide case management of all work-related injuries

  • Daily administration of site required drug and alcohol testing program

  • Provide project team with administrative support, to include: orientation for new workers

  • Attend weekly project safety meetings

  • Effective communication with Safety Managers, EMS Personnel, and Offsite Occupational Health Clinic

  • Daily communication with management

  • Coordination with project Safety Manager regarding safety related duties and inspections

  • Additional duties as directed by Med-eScreen management or client

  • Flexible schedule, extended hours to include weekends

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Current CPR or BLS (Basic Life Support) or equivalent credential

  • State Certification for EMT or Paramedic or National EMT certification, (NREMT)

  • 911 Emergency Services experience or triage experience

  • At least 2 years of experience working as an EMT

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1st Responder experience

  • Experience in construction, OSHA, or worker’s compensation

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent communication skills

Apply Now

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $19.60 – $39.20 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.