Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

Description : Emergency Medical Technician - Basic: The Edgecombe County Emergency Services
Department is accepting applications for a full-time Emergency Medical Technician- Basic. This position performs basic level life support, transport, stabilization procedures, and emergency medical care at the Advanced EMT Level in the Emergency Services program of the County. Work is performed in accordance with established EMS Division operating guidelines and under local medical director approved protocols.

Essential duties include responding to the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls, applying necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to a medical appointments and medical facilities in accordance with established protocols for basic life support; Administering basic and restricted advanced life support to patients at the scene, en-route to the hospital and in a pre-hospital setting in accordance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations and standards; Inspects and tests ambulances and their emergency equipment, maintaining proper inventory of equipment and supplies; cleans and sanitizes ambulance and equipment and ensures that they are in proper and good working order; Assuring that vehicles are in good working condition at all times, are properly maintained and stocked, have all necessary equipment and this equipment is in good working order at all times; Receiving requests for emergency and non-emergency ambulance service and other duties related to communication via two-way radio and other communication devices; Maintains cleanliness and performs minor maintenance of Emergency Medical Service facilities. The EMT must perform all job responsibilities in a manner that protects
patient privacy; Promptly responding to instructions from a dispatcher, driving, and operation specially equipped emergency vehicles to specified locations at a safe and controlled speed; Perform other related duties as required.

Must have a minimum of either a high school diploma or a GED as evidence of completion of a high school education, and must have and maintain current state emergency medical technician certification and be in good standing with the Medical Director. Must have and maintain other applicable certificates and licenses including but not limited to: Current State EMT certification, American Heart Association BCLS certification, EVOC/EVD certification, and other certifications as required.

A valid North Carolina driver’s license, pre-employment drug testing and background check are required.

A detailed job description is available upon request. Contact Edgecombe County Director of
Emergency Services at (252) 641-7843. 

Salary: The base salary range for this position, not including overtime, begins at $28,164. The
starting pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of the candidate. The county offers
excellent benefits that total over $10,000 annually.

Contact : Apply for this position

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled