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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
AEMT - Emergency Department Tech
City of Virginia Beach Department of EMS
Virginia Beach, VA
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Position Number: 42315
Pay Rate: 52280 to 81034 (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 an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (A-EMT) with the Department of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) you will: • Assumes responsibility for the provision of appropriate basic and advanced life support emergency medical and rescue activities up to the to the level of A-EMT, until relieved by a higher certified provider. • Provide care for patients in the pre-hospital environment including utilization of medications, IV therapy, and other associated tasks authorized at the A-EMT level; perform as a team member of an ambulance crew in situations involving both basic and advanced life support activities. • Determine transport destination to the most appropriate medical facility for sick and injured patients and communicate patient turn-over completely and effectively with healthcare facility medical team. • 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 required timelines including patient care reports, and equipment and apparatus checkoffs. • Attend classes and successfully perform those activities required to familiarize and maintain currency with the proper practices and procedures of emergency medical services to affect an efficient delivery of services. • Effectively communicate and interact positively with coworkers, volunteers, patients, bystanders, citizens, and other public safety agency personnel. • Exercise leadership, motivation, and mentorship to volunteer EMTs in the provision of medical assessment and care; work seamlessly with career and volunteer personnel to incorporate department and City vision and goals for quality service. 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 A-EMT 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 AEMT 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 as one full year of full-time equivalent.

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Name: VB Careers
Address: 2424 Courthouse Dr Virginia Beach, VA 23456
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Email: hrcareers@vbgov.com
WebSite: https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=VBGOV&cws=37&rid=42315

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