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EMT Advanced Life Support (ALS)
County of Fluvanna
Palmyra, VA
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Position Number: 9101
Position Type: Career
Closing Date: Monday, October 30, 2023

The County of Fluvanna is recruiting for the position of EMT Advanced LIFE Support (ALS) This position is a full-time non-exempt position that is responsible for technical work involving emergency medical care, prevention activities, training, physical fitness, and performing other work as required. Individuals in this position must have the ability to interact positively with volunteer personnel based on the structure of emergency services in Fluvanna County. Work involves the operation of both County and Volunteer emergency equipment, with responsibilities to include maintaining, and cleaning EMS apparatus and equipment. Maintains and performs custodial duties at assigned stations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responds to incidents requiring emergency medical care; Provides advanced life support following established policies, protocols, and guidelines as authorized by the Operational Medical Director. Interprets patient signs and symptoms and reacts appropriately. Thoroughly documents all aspects of the emergency scene including, but not limited to, assessment results, patient complaints, treatment plans, and treatment results. Focuses on performing as a patient care advocate, always performing in a manner that is in the best interest of the patient; Presents various safety programs to community groups and school systems on personal safety and emergency medical services; Drives and maintains, and operates all assigned EMS apparatus; inspects assigned apparatus daily to ensure efficient operation and readiness; washes clean, polishes maintains, and tests apparatus and equipment as necessary after completion of emergency response operations; Performs general custodial duties in the required upkeep of the rescue facilities assigned; makes minor repairs as needed; Participates in classes in emergency medical services, and quality improvement/ management programs, prepares and maintains activity records and forwards same to appropriate supervisor; Physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including driving an ambulance, two-way radio, etc.; and emergency medical equipment such as suction units, immobilization equipment, oxygen delivery systems, and defibrillation equipment; Ability to follow verbal and written instructions; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Ability to establish effective working relations with employees, volunteers, other agencies, and the general public; Ability to perform duties effectively during emergency, training, or station maintenance activities for prolonged periods; Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 165 pounds; ability to walk, run, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; Must possess the ability to wear and/or use personal protective equipment without obstruction to prevent exposure to diseases; Any combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities; This position is also responsible for performing other duties as assigned. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES- The essential function of the position is to provide Fluvanna County Citizens with comprehensive EMS services. The position must maintain all required certifications and licenses. High School diploma or equivalent; Virginia EVOC (Class II or III) as recognized by the Virginia EMS regulations; VA EMT-I or EMT-P; PALS & ACLS certifications; CPR certified; NIMS/ICS 100,200,700 & 800; Must possess a valid Virginia Motor Vehicle Operators License; ACCEPTABLE EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING A minimum of one year of experience is required, with three years of experience preferred. However, will consider those with no experience on a case-by-case basis, considering education and experience. Hourly Rate is $22.48 to $25.85, Depending on qualifications Excellent benefits (paid health, dental, and vision, flex spending, l

Contact Information

Name: Donna Snow
Address: 132 Main Street Palmyra, VA 22963
Phone: 434-591-1910
Secondary Phone:
Email: dsnow@fluvannacounty.org
WebSite: fluvannacounty.org
Details: Director of Human Resources

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