Reserve EMT

Date: Sep 7, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  [[cust_personnelSubarea]] 

Pay:  Volunteer  

Work Schedule:   


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


The Reserve EMT provides patient care in accordance with KBEMS regulations and Sedgwick County EMS Protocols. Reserve EMTs will work primarily in the capacity of providing coverage at standby events or as a 3rd person on an ambulance. They will be directly supervised when on emergency 911 calls and will be an addition to the crew and will not count as one of the 2 required crew members.


Standby coverage

  • Provide coverage at standby events
  • Assess for the need for transport units and call units as needed
  • Call for additional assessment of any patient triaged “yellow” or above
  • Coordinate transport of the patient out of the venue in the safest way possible.



  • Fill out standby form to include hours worked
  • Complete care reports of patient refusals as needed


Out of hospital health care

  • Spend at least 24 hours per quarter riding 3rd person on an ambulance
  • Assist with patient care as directed by supervising crew members, including patient assessments, taking vital signs, splinting, bandaging wounds, performing CPR, and placing airway adjuncts
  • Assist with driving and navigating duties as directed
  • Assist with documentation as directed
  • Assist with maintaining a safe work environment, and notify supervising crew members of safety hazards


Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED. Kansas EMT certification.  Per Sedgwick County policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid Kansas driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita