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Emergency Medical Technician
Full Time - Emergency Department Tech
Highland County Department of EMS
Monterey, VA
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Position Number: 1
Pay Rate: 32000 to 35000 (Salary)
Closing Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020

JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) respond to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate basic life support (BLS) care to the critically ill and injured and to transport the patient to a medical facility. After receiving the call from dispatch, the EMT responds in an ambulance to the address or location given using the most expeditious route, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The EMT must observe all traffic ordinances and regulations regarding emergency vehicle operation. The EMT will work a 24/48 schedule. The expected start date will be July 2020. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responding to emergency calls. Treat sick and/or injured patients with the most appropriate care within their scope of practice and protocols. Maintain all required licensures and certifications current per VAOEMS guidelines. Attend all staff meetings and training. Assess the nature and extend of medical emergency situations, and need for additional assistance. Assist other EMS personnel in the administration of Advanced Life Support procedures. Liaising with healthcare facilities regarding patients’ pertinent information. Completing patient care reports and other documentation. Maintaining a clean working environment. Complying with applicable policies, procedures, SAGs, SOGs, and medical protocols. SUPERVISION: The EMT will report directly to the Deputy Chief of EMS. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of BLS patient care procedures and protocols. Excellent customer service skills. Proficient or ability to become proficient with Image Trend Elite ePCR reporting software. General proficiency with Microsoft Office. MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE: Possession of a High School Diploma or GED Valid Driver’s License issued by a state governing body or agency. Valid Virginia OEMS EMT certification AHA BLS Provider CPR certification or equivalent Virginia OEMS approved EVOC Class II or higher certification ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 within 90 days of hire Two years of experience as a released EMT preferred If interested please submit a resume and copies of certifications to contact@hcems.net no later than July 14th, 2020. BENEFITS AND OTHER NOTICES: County benefits include vacation, sick leave, health insurance, and other benefits as described in County handbooks and policies. This is at-will employment and will be subject to county personnel policies. The Highland County Department of EMS reserves the right to modify this description at its discretion.

Contact Information

Name: Adam Gillispie
Address: 50 Fleisher Ave Monterey, VA 24465
Phone: 540-468-2295 Ex
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Email: contact@hcems.net
WebSite: www.hcems.net

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