Paramedic

Paramedic
Berkeley County Emergency Ambulance Authority - Martinsburg, West Virginia

Jun 26, 2020


Application Deadline:
Jul 17, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$50,112.00 annual

Job Description

Berkeley County Emergency Ambulance Authority (BCEAA) is currently accepting applications from qualified applicants for two open positions of Paramedic. The scheduled work week for this position is two (2) 24-hour shifts per week, 96 hours per pay period on a rotating schedule. This is a field operations level position and the main job duties for this role are direct patient care. To be eligible for this position you must submit an application, resumé and meet the minimum job qualifications. Applications can be obtained from our website, www.bceaa.com and will be accepted by email at employment@bceaa.com or can be mailed or dropped off at our Field Operations Office located at 82 Sue Court Martinsburg, WV 25405.

Interviews will be panel style with BCEAA leadership staff will be scheduled around the applicant’s availability. Target start date for the successful candidates is 8/1/2020 but may be subject to change. This job posting will remain open until all positions have been filled. A job description for this position should be attached to this posting.

BCEAA offers extremely competitive wage and benefit packages including:

• 100% paid medical, dental and vision insurance for the employee.

• Optional participation in AFLAC.

• Participation in the WV EMS retirement system.

• Generous paid time off which begins on the first day of employment.

Additional Information

PARAMEDIC FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Skilled position engaged in EMS functions, rescue, equipment operation & maintenance and other related activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  1. Works assigned tour of duty at the appropriate station;

  2. Responds to EMS incidents and assists in emergency activities;

  3. Performs a wide variety of routine tasks in connection with the maintenance of ambulance station buildings & grounds.

  4. Maintains & repairs EMS tools & appliances;

  5. Services motorized EMS apparatus as directed;

  6. Operates EMS equipment;

  7. Keeps records & makes reports;

  8. Drives and operates ambulances;

  9. Cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to EMS equipment;

  10. Provides Basic & Advanced Life Support services;

  11. Participates in routinely scheduled in-service training;

  12. Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Ability to apply training to respond quickly, calmly and effectively in emergency situations, demonstrating

good judgment and independent action.

  1. Ability to work a varied schedule as staffing levels require.

  2. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, volunteer fire/rescue

personnel, emergency medical personnel and the general public.

  1. Ability to maintain professional attitude, appearance and manner of performance.

  2. Strong and effective spoken and written (English) communication skills, including the ability to understand

and effectively carry out written and spoken orders and standard operating procedures.

  1. Considerable knowledge and/or ability to learn a variety of methods and techniques for controlling mass casualty incidents.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. High school graduation or the equivalent – preference may be given for college degree or college credits.

  2. At least six (6) months field experience as an ALS provider or be precepted by designated personnel until he/she has been

released to function as a Paramedic.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical requirements include the ability to lift 80 pounds; to respond to the spontaneous demands of comprehensive advanced life support duties, all of which may require standing walking, crawling, lifting, bending, stooping, driving, climbing stairs and working at extreme heights. Physical requirements necessitate that facial hair is maintained to properly wear N-95 masks and other job specific safety equipment. Ability to perform various functions under emergency conditions including moderate to severe weather and atmospheric conditions including operating in IDLH environments with appropriate personal protective equipment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Possession of valid driver’s license.

• West Virginia Hazardous Materials Awareness Level.

• NREMT Paramedic, West Virginia EMT-P Certification or out of state/national registry equivalent.

• Valid CPR certification (Healthcare provider course).

• Valid ACLS certification.

• Valid EVOC certification.

• Valid PEPP certification (preferred).

• Valid ITLS certification (preferred).

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Revised: 10-2020

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 and over
  • Education: Associates Degree Preffered
  • Experience: 1-2 years preferred

Contact Informaton

Chad Winebrenner

Berkeley County Emergency Ambulance Authority
400 W. Stephens Street Suite 207
Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401
phone: 304-229-0200

How to Apply

Applications can be emailed to employment@bceaa.com.

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