Emergency Medical Technician
County of Culpeper, VA - Culpeper, VA

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Pay is based on ALS or BLS certification level. ALS/Intermediate or Paramedic Preferred.
ALS salary range: 35,111 - 43,889
BLS salary range: 31,631 - 39,540

Responds to emergency calls and provides emergency medical care to sick/injured persons in pre-hospital settings.

Essential Functions:
Responds to emergency calls and performs advanced life support emergency medical services
Operates or utilizes various emergency vehicles and emergency/medical equipment, tools and supplies; inspects & performs general maintenance tasks on ambulances and equipment for compliance with safety and sanitary policies
Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; reports safety violations; takes appropriate measures to prevent disease transmission or exposure to bodily fluids.
Monitors inventory levels of departmental supplies; checks expiration of drugs/supplies; initiates orders for new and replacement materials.
Communicates with supervisors, employees, and all other appropriate parties to coordinate work activities, review status of work, review status of patients, exchange information, or resolve problems.
Assist fire department with firefighting ground activities and hazardous materials incidents. (Performs firefighting support activities)

Job Specifications:
Skills, Abilities & Other Requirements Knowledge & compliance of County, State & Federal laws, regulations and protocols for providing emergency medical services. Ability to operate or utilize various emergency vehicles and emergency/medical equipment, tools and supplies. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment Ability to perform duties under pressure and in an emergency environment Mathematical ability Ability to communicate Ability to use a computer Willing to work overtime as required Ability to coordinate and maintains an effective relationship with other agencies Ability to complete and maintain confidentiality of patient and organizational records

BLS Minimum Qualifications & Experience
Education & experience equivalent to a (1) high school diploma; (2) completion of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) training and (3) two years previous experience and/or training in EMS field.

Special Requirements

Must possess and maintain the following:
  • Virginia Driver’s License
  • Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) certification
  • Emergency Vehicles Operator Course (EVOC) certification
  • Hazardous Materials Technician certification
  • CPR certification
ALS Minimum Qualifications & Experience
Education & experience equivalent to a (1) high school diploma; (2) completion of EMTI/Paramedic training and (3) two years previous experience and/or training in EMS field.

Special Requirements

Must possess and maintain the following:
  • Virginia Driver’s License
  • Emergency Medical Technician (Intermediate/Paramedic certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) certification
  • Emergency Vehicles Operator Course (EVOC) certification
  • Hazardous Materials Technician certification
  • CPR certification
Working Conditions:
Performs duties during emergency, or training activities for prolonged periods of time under conditions of extreme heights, intense heat, cold or smoke; requires frequent lifting and/or moving up to 40 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 125 pounds; requires walking, running, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling over terrain and buildings. Will be exposed to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature, and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic.

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