Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate
AUGUSTA FIRE DEPARTMENT - AUGUSTA, Georgia
Sep 23, 2020
- Application Deadline:
- Nov 30, 2020
- Entry Level:
- $13.50 + Overtime hourly
Responds to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and to transport the patient to a medical facility within the guidelines of supervisory instructions, NFPA federal and state laws, local ordinances, building codes, and County and department rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Reports to the Paramedic, Battalion Chief, or other designated person and works with co-workers, fire and emergency victims, law enforcement personnel, and the public to protect the lives and property of citizens.
Responds to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured and to transport the patient to a medical facility as outlined by state law and local Medical Director.
Performs patient assessment, basic life support, administers first aid and/or CPR, and additional care if deemed necessary.
Performs communication with dispatch, keeps dispatch informed and if necessary, requests additional assistance or special rescue.
Prepares reports and completes medical/patient reports and provides/assists training.
Inspects assigned apparatus and equipment; cleans and performs routine maintenance on same. Cleans and sterilizes the interior of the ambulance. Restocks all supplies.
Performs housekeeping, building maintenance, and ground keeping duties.
Certification: Must have Georgia EMT Advance or Intermediate certification. Must maintain a certain number of continuing education credits every year in order to maintain certification. Must obtain Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) certification within 12 months of hire.
- Age: 21
- Education: High School
- Experience: One (1) year as an Emergency Medical Technician Advance or Intermediate
- Considerable knowledge of emergency medical technician skills and rescue techniques, equipment, and hazardous materials
- Familiarity with local, state, and federal fire codes, NFPA guidelines, departmental and County rules, regulations, policies, and procedures, and local geography, streets, buildings, and fire hydrant locations
- Proficiency in building construction and basic mechanics, recognizing potential fire hazards, and interpersonal relations
- Mastery of first aid and CPR
- Demonstrated ability to work independently
- Excellent communication skills both written and oral
- Strong supervisory skills
- Strong people skills
How to Apply
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