CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Ambulance Drivers/Attendants, Except EMT

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Protective Services
Job Family: Protective Service - Other
Benchmark Title: Ambulance Drivers/Attendants, Except EMT
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Drive ambulance or assist ambulance driver in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons. Assist in lifting patients. Drive ambulances or assist ambulance drivers in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons.
 
Remove and replace soiled linens and equipment to maintain sanitary conditions.
 
Place patients on stretchers and load stretchers into ambulances, usually with assistance from other attendants.
 
Accompany and assist emergency medical technicians on calls.
 
Earn and maintain appropriate certifications.
 
Replace supplies and disposable items on ambulances.
 
Report facts concerning accidents or emergencies to hospital personnel or law enforcement officials.
 
Administer first aid, such as bandaging, splinting, and administering oxygen.
 
Restrain or shackle violent patients.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Protective Services
Job Family: Protective Service - Other
Benchmark Title: Ambulance Drivers/Attendants, Except EMT
 
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
 
Transportation Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
 
Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
 
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
 
Medicine and Dentistry Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
 
Psychology Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Protective Services
Job Family: Protective Service - Other
Benchmark Title: Ambulance Drivers/Attendants, Except EMT
 
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
 
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
 
Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.
 
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
 
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
 
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
 
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
 
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
 
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
 
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
 
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
 
Instructing Teaching others how to do something.
 
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
 
Persuasion Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
 
Negotiation Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
 
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Protective Services
Job Family: Protective Service - Other
Benchmark Title: Ambulance Drivers/Attendants, Except EMT
 
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
 
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
 
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
 
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
 
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
 
Time Sharing The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).
 
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
 
Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
 
Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
 
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
 
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
 
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
 
Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
 
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
 
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
 
Reaction Time The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
 
Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
 
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
 
Spatial Orientation The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.
 
Depth Perception The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
 
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
 
Perceptual Speed The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
 
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
 
Response Orientation The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.
 
Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Protective Services
Job Family: Protective Service - Other
Benchmark Title: Ambulance Drivers/Attendants, Except EMT
 
Tools/Technology Example Product Category
Mapping software Map creation software
 
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software
 
Microsoft Word Word processing software
 
Spreadsheet software Spreadsheet software
 
Word processing software Word processing software
 
Ambulances Ambulances
 
Blood pressure recorders Blood pressure recording units
 
Desktop computers Desktop computers
 
Gurneys Gurneys or scissor lifts
 
Mechanical stethoscopes Mechanical stethoscopes or accessories
 
Multi-line telephone systems Special purpose telephones
 
Oxygen administration equipment Oxygen therapy delivery system products accessories or its supplies
 
Patient restraints Patient stabilization or fall prevention devices or accessories
 
Patient stretchers Emergency response litters or stretchers or accessories
 
Personal computers Personal computers
 
Protective face shields Medical staff isolation or surgical masks
 
Protective gloves Protective gloves
 
Rigid splints Orthopedic splint systems
 
Safety goggles Goggles
 
Two way radios Two way radios
 
Wheelchairs Wheelchairs
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Protective Services
Job Family: Protective Service - Other
Benchmark Title: Ambulance Drivers/Attendants, Except EMT
 
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Required Level of Education High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
 
On-Site or In-Plant Training Up to and including 1 month
 
On-the-Job Training Anything beyond short demonstration, up to and including 1 month
 
On-the-Job Training Over 1 month, up to and including 3 months
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Protective Services
Job Family: Protective Service - Other
Benchmark Title: Ambulance Drivers/Attendants, Except EMT
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Ambulance Attendant
Ambulance Driver
CPR Ambulance Driver (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Ambulance Driver)
Certified Emergency Vehicle Operations Technician (CEVO Technician)
Class B Driver
Dispatcher
Driver
Driver Medic
EMS Driver (Emergency Medical Services Driver)
EMT Ambulance Attendant (Emergency Medical Technician Ambulance Attendant)
Emergency Care Attendant (ECA)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B)
Emergency Vehicle Operator
First Responder
Medical Driver
Medical Van Driver (Medi-Van Driver)
Paramedic
Patient Carrier
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Protective Services
Job Family: Protective Service - Other
Benchmark Title: Ambulance Drivers/Attendants, Except EMT
 
 
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