Vacancies may be full-time or part-time positions in the Long Beach Fire Department.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Under direction, provides continuing education for EMT, EMT-P, and, Emergency Medical Dispatcher programs within the Fire Department; plans, conducts, and evaluates continuing education programs; participates in prehospital quality improvement programs; participates in the design, implementation, and evaluation of prehospital care research and pilot studies; acts as liaison with base and receiving hospitals; represents the City at advisory and committee meetings regarding prehospital care research and/or pilot studies; maintains records; prepares reports; assists in resolving complaints regarding prehospital care; provides basic CPR training to the public; and performs other related duties as required.
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE:
Applicants must possess either A or B as stated below:
A. A Bachelor's degree in nursing, education, or a related field from an accredited four-year college or university and a valid Registered California Nurse license or Emergency Medical Technician – California Paramedic License (proof required)*; and at least two (2) years of full-time equivalent paid professional experience in emergency medical services within the past five years.
B. A valid State of California license as a Registered Nurse (proof required)* and at least four (4) years of full-time equivalent paid professional experience in the emergency medical service within the past five years.
Teaching experience or a valid community college teaching credential.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Willingness to work weekends, nights, holidays and overtime as required.
Willingness to work 10-hour days and on-call to respond to personnel calls on communicable disease exposure.
Proof of a valid Class C motor vehicle operator's license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of selection interview.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor certificate
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor certificate
American Heart Association CPR instructor certificate
MICN (Mobile Intensive Care Nurse) certificate
Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certification or training
Familiarity with personal computer and including use of all Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word) *Proof of required documents must be uploaded to the online application or included with a paper application at time of filing (see additional information sheet) .
This examination will be conducted using the continuous, non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the requirements to file will be placed on the eligible list, with those receiving Veteran's Credit first, and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists may be established periodically. Screening of candidates will be conducted on the basis of applications and documentation submitted. Résumés will be accepted, but may not be substituted in lieu of the required application. As vacancies occur, the names of qualified applicants will be submitted to the requesting department for consideration. The eligible list will remain in effect for at least six months.
If you have not received notification of the disposition of your application by April 13, 2013, contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.
This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202.
If a special accomodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two business days prior to the test at (562)570-6202.
An Equal Opportunity Employer G44NN-13 RFP 11/7/12