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Paramedic - Emergency Department Tech
City of Virginia Beach Department of EMS
Virginia Beach, VA
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Position Number: 42317
Pay Rate: 57639 to 89340 (Hourly)
Closing Date: Sunday, July 14, 2024

Virginia Beach EMS aims to provide the highest quality of pre-hospital emergency patient care, education, and rescue services that preserve life, reduce suffering, and promote the safety of the people in our community. There are more than 500 certified providers, both volunteer and career, who respond to more than 53,000 emergency calls on a yearly basis. Join this exemplary and dedicated team! As a Paramedic with the Department of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) you will: • Assume responsibility of the provision of appropriate basic and advanced life support emergency medical and rescue activities at the Paramedic level. • Provide supervision and care of patients in the pre-hospital environment including the utilization of monitor/defibrillators, medications, endotracheal intubation, IV therapy, and other associated tasks authorized at the Paramedic level; perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team in situations involving both basic and advanced life support activities. • Direct the healthcare team including certified EMTs, Advanced EMTs, Intermediates, and Paramedics in the provision of medical care; work seamlessly with both career and volunteer personnel; exercise leadership and motivate subordinates to incorporate the department and City’s vision and goals for quality service. • Safely operate emergency ambulance and other light duty emergency response vehicles in emergency and non-emergency modes. • Follow all emergency medical services regulations and applicable protocols. • Complete reports and documentation accurately, efficiently, and within the required timelines including patient care reports, and equipment and apparatus checkoffs. • Provide field evaluation and training to both basic and advanced life support personnel. • Assume initial command of scenes involving multiple patients or complex incidents. • Attend classes and perform those activities required to familiarize and maintain currency with the proper practices and procedures of emergency medical services to effect an efficient delivery of services. • Effectively communicate and interact positively with coworkers, volunteers, patients, bystanders, citizens, and other public safety agency personnel. Applicant must be able to meet the following requirements and not have any of the EMS department disqualifiers. Please use the link to review the full list of disqualifiers. https://ems.virginiabeach.gov/volunteer/requirements-and-disqualifiers. This is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of background disqualifiers. An applicant may also be disqualified for other concerns/actions. Other areas of concern with be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Perks of working for the City of Virginia Beach: • 11 Paid Holidays plus 3 Additional Personal Holidays • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage • Legal and Identity Theft Protection • Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Hybrid Retirement Plan & Basic Life Insurance • Commonwealth of Virginia 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (COV457) • Hybrid 457 Cash Match • Virginia Local Disability Program (VLDP) – Income Replacement (Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Long-Term Care) • Optional Life Insurance • Wellness Programs • Employee Assistance Program / Work-Life Services • Paid Maternity/Paternity/Parental Care Leave Perks of being a Sworn Public Safety Provider: • Recertification courses offered in house to maintain Paramedic certification • Annual Leave, Sick Leave and COMP Time accruals earned • Hazardous Duty Supplement (LEO Benefit) through VRS at time of retirement. Click here for details. Starting pay will be the minimum of the pay grade unless a candidate has qualifying full-time equivalent experience. Full-time equivalent experience is employment in a licensed EMS agency at the Paramedic level. Also, every full year of active VBEMS volunteer experience will be counted as one-quarter of a year; four years VBEMS volunteer experience counts a

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Name: VB Careers
Address: 2424 Courthouse Dr Virginia Beach, VA 23456
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WebSite: https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=VBGOV&cws=37&rid=42317

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