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EMT Paramedic / Field Training Officer
2023-03-24, 03:20 PM
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EMT Paramedic / Field Training Officer
Anson County Emergency Medical Services

EMT Paramedic / Field Training Officer

Salary Grade: 66 (Hiring Range $40,085 – $42,090)

General Description of Duties

Under general supervision, performs supervisory, skilled and technical work in directing emergency medical service operations during an assigned shift. Work involves supervision of the medical care administered during the shift, ensuring the equipment is in working condition, supplies are available on each vehicle and that each vehicle is staffed with qualified personnel. Work also involves performing the duties of an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in operating an approved mobile medical unit, rescuing victims and administering appropriate emergency medical care to patients while en route to a hospital. Employee is responsible for responding to the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls, applying necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons and transporting patients to a medical facility. Employee must exercise tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with sick or injured persons including the general public. Employee is responsible for performing in accordance with established emergency medical procedures and techniques, but must exercise considerable independent judgment in assessing a victim’s condition while applying short-term relief. Employee attends all departmental training/quality assurance activities and performs QA/PI on 100% of all PCR’s. Employee responsibilities also include the training of new and current employees of emergency medicine that shall be in compliance with the Anson County Emergency Medlca1 Service field and administrative protocols and procedures. This also includes the training in all aspects of the job to include base duties, stocking of equipment and any other duties assigned by the administration or supervisory staff. Field Training Officers are also required to precept with Emergency Medical Service students and observers. All necessary paperwork must be completed before student’s departure. Employee is exposed to the normal hazards of emergency rescue work, including risk of exposure to infectious diseases. Reports to assigned shift Supervisor for daily operations and the Anson County EMS Training Officer in issues regarding training and education.

Additional Skills:

Positive interpersonal skills. Flexible and open to change. Prior knowledge of EMS.

Effective written and oral communications skills. Effective PC skills.

Ability to recognize the need for interventions over and above his/her level of care.

Strong mentoring skills.

Must be able to carry out assignments without direct supervision or detailed instruction.

Must be able to use governing policies, regulations, general guideline, organizational precedent and experience to guide actions.

Must have working knowledge of department regulations, OEMS regulations, treatment protocols, standard operating procedures and aid in decisions made during shift.

Application Process:

Please submit an Anson County application to:
Roslynn Ingram, Human Resources
101 S. Greene Street
Suite 240
Wadesboro, NC 28170
Email Human Resources

Minimum Training and Experience: Graduation from high school and functioning as a released EMT-Paramedic. Specialty Care Transport Class successfully completed within one year. Preferable supervisory and/or education/training experience. Valid and non-encumbered certification as a NC Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic. Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license. Background and drug screen. All employees are E-Verified.

Special Requirements
Preferred Requirement: ACLS, BLS ITLS or PHTLS, PALS or PEPP, and National Registry status are strongly preferred at the time of hiring. Certifications in CEVO, Hazmat Awareness level are also preferred. Special Requirement: Attendance of an approved FTO class is required upon hire.

Miscellaneous Information
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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