• Alere
  • $39,920.00 -58,960.00/year*
  • Newton Center , MA
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 101 Olde Field Rd

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Position Title: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/Paramedic

Location: Boston,MA


At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, andexpertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthierlives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics,medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers youenormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve yourcareer and personal goals.

Abbott RapidDiagnostics (formerly Alere ) ispart of Abbott s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing togetherexceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies.We have an exciting opportunity for an EmergencyMedical Technician (EMT)/Paramedic within our Toxicology Business Unit locatedat Boston, MA.In this role, you will beresponsible for being the first responder to all emergency and non-emergencyconstruction site incidences. They would administer first-aid and level-appropriatecare in accordance to state, local, and national guidelines. Duties alsoinclude daily administration of siterequired drugand alcohol testing programs and working with construction site SafetyPersonnel.


  • Respond to calls for assistance
  • Administer first aid and level-appropriate care per state, local and national guidelines
  • Properly assess injuries and the coordination for appropriate transportation to medical facilities
  • Effectively communication with Safety Managers, EMS Personnel and Medical Facility Staff
  • Assist site Safety Personnel with safety related duties and inspections
  • Provide detailed documentation of medical and safety related incidents
  • Coordinate with Safety Managers in maintaining the most safe and secure construction site environment
  • Administer daily site required drug and alcohol testing programs
  • Additional duties as directed

  • Qualifications


    To beconsidered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basicqualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completingthe work experience and education application fields. Accepted file typesare Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

    InternalApplicant Guideline

  • Please be advised that there is 5 calendar day window for internal employees to submit their applications and internal employees can not apply after 5 calendar day window is closed unless Hiring Manager requests to open the window again for more applications.
  • Before you apply for an internal opportunity you should notify your direct manager.
  • To be eligible for an internal transfer/promotion, you must be in your current position for at least a year and must maintain satisfactory performance in your current position and not be under a present corrective/disciplinary action.

  • 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)
  • At least 2 years of experience working as an EMT
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills

  • Prior experience with Site Safety
  • Safety certifications like
  • o CHST,Construction Health and Safety Technician

    o CSP,Certified Safety Professional

    o OSHA30

    Construction industryexperience

    About Abbott.

    At Abbott,we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through thepower of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products andtechnologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices andbranded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for morepeople at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help peoplelive not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

    An equal opportunityemployer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

    Weprovide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Torequest an accommodation, please send an email to ...@alere.com.


    :Health and Safety
    Associated topics: emergency medical technician, emergency room, ems, emt i, life, lpct, paramedic, service technician, technician ii, technician basic

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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