Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic/Intermediate/Advanced | Casual/Volunteer

Rinard Media

Why Blue Mountain Hospital District & Grant County?

The Blue Mountain Hospital District (BMHD) is located in Grant County, Oregon, at the heart of the John Day River, in beautiful, rural, Eastern Oregon.  Our District is comprised of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Family & Rural Medicine Clinic, Home Health and Hospice, Emergency Medical Services, an Intermediate Care Center and all of the supporting ancillary departments necessary to care for the health and wellness of our community.

Our District spans from John Day to Prairie City, nestled in a valley surrounded by the Blue Mountains.  The Strawberry Mountain Range and John Day River Valley offers a variety of outdoor activities, from abundant hiking/mountain biking/horse riding trails, to high and low lakes and ponds.  Our area is known to be a “go to” place not just for recreation, but also for big game hunting and fishing!

Join our family-like team and settle into a lifestyle that is hard to beat!

For more information on our area, visit our Grant County Chamber of Commerce page at: https://www.gcoregonlive.com/

Position Summary:

The EMT provides high quality medical care and works as a member of the emergency medical team, providing pre-hospital care and transportation of sick or injured person(s) to a medical facility. The EMT operates emergency medical vehicles in a safe manner, and performs duties assigned by the Director of EMS that further departmental missions such as, but limited to, readiness and improvement in performance and safety.

Establish & maintain solid working relationships with communication, cooperation, and positive interactive with all employees, staff, patients and physicians.


Requires a High school diploma or G.E.D., at least one (1) year of emergency medical experience at the EMT level OR any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the required duties.


Requires a current BLS Provider certification, current Oregon EMT license, current and valid drivers license, HAZMAT awareness certification, EVOC certification, ICS 100.

Preferred: NREMT EMT certification, ICS 200, DPSST Instructor 1 or equivalent.

For more information, contact:

Holly Thompson, Human Resources Generalist
hthompson@bluemountainhospital.org  |  (541) 547-3820