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Bennington Rescue Squad - Bennington, Vermont

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Job Description

The Paramedic is an allied health professional whose primary focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Paramedic is a link into the health care system and resource for routine and interfacility transports.

Bennington Rescue provides medical insurance, combined time off, critical care paramedic quarterly stipend, uniform allowance, continuing education (in-house & employee fund), and much more.


Additional Information

Come join a progressive department in a great corner of the world with a great crew.  Bennington Rescue is the second largest, by volume, agency in Vermont.  We service three communities and provide interfacility transport and ALS intercept services to the regional area.  Our crew received AHA Mission:Lifeline EMS Silver 2016 recognition for excellence in STEMI care.

Bennington is conveniently located in the southwestern corner of the state and is within an hours drive of Albany, NY and numerous ski areas and other seasonal sports venues.  See www.bennington.com for more information about the Bennington region. 

Job Requirements

1. Certification/Licensure:

a. National Registry of EMTs paramedic certification

i. Preferred criteria includes critical care paramedic certification (BCCTPC: FP-C or CCP-C; UMBC CCEMTP)

b. Vermont Department of Health Office of EMS and Injury Prevention paramedic licensure (or ability to obtain - Vermont is a NREMT state)

c. Valid Driver’s License

d. Emergency Vehicle Operations Course within six (6) months of hire

e. Valid AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers

f. Valid AHA ACLS

i. Preferred criteria include: PALS or PEPP; ITLS or PHTLS

2. Education:

a. Possession of a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

i. Preferred criteria include: associate, bachelor, or graduate level degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary educational institution

3. Length of Service:

a. Minimum of 1 year of experience as a field EMS provider (EMT, AEMT, and/or paramedic)

i. Preferred criterial include: 2 or more years of experience as a field provider at the AEMT or paramedic level

4. Skills: Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Specifically:

a. Ability to utilize word processing and spreadsheet software to prepare letters, memo, and reports.

i. Preferred criteria include the ability to use the Microsoft Office or similar software including but not limited to: Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, SharePoint

b. Ability to identify and operate within the incident management system. Possession of NIMS ICS 100 and 200; IS-700 & IS-800

i. Preferred criteria include successful completion of ICS 300 and/or ICS 400

Contact Informaton

Bennington Rescue Squad
120 McKinley St
Bennington, Vermont 05201

How to Apply

Visit benningtonrescue.org/about/employment to apply!

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