Wilson County Government
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Performs advanced human support work providing basic level emergency medical care, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, does related work as required. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the EMT Paramedic Supervisor.
- Description of Work
Essential Job Functions
Responds to emergency calls as a mobile unit attendant or driver, performing necessary rescue work in accordance with established protocols for basic life support; assesses scene for team safety; evaluates conditions of patients, gathers pertinent information, including patient's medications, allergies, medical history, etc., and determines proper treatment; administers necessary emergency medical care, monitoring vital signs and performing basic life support skills such as bandaging, splinting, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; utilizes support equipment, including immobilization, M.A.S.T. trousers, etc., in performance of patient care.
Prepares and transports sick or injured persons to appropriate medical facilities, administering and directing others in administering treatments to patients while en route to hospital, as necessary; communicates with medical facility, notifying them of incoming emergency; prepares patient information and documents treatment given on ambulance call reports and provides to the medical facility.
Plans, performs and directs patient extrication and rescue operations; coordinates work with other public safety agencies during emergencies or disaster situations.
Participates in a continuous training program to improve competence in medical technical work and in ambulance service and operation; studies street and road patterns and networks of the county in order that future runs may be made with minimum difficulty and delay.
Inspects and tests ambulance and emergency equipment, maintaining proper inventory of equipment and supplies; cleans and sanitizes ambulance and equipment, ensuring proper and good working order; makes routine adjustments to equipment and reports other than minor defects for specialized attention; performs routine maintenance and minor repairs to ambulance.
Maintains cleanliness and performs minor maintenance of Emergency Medical Service facilities.
Prepares incident reports and copies of call charges for hospital billing.
Performs other related work as required.
- Minimum Education and Experience
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in emergency medical service work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina
Certification by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services as an Emergency Medical Technician Basic.
Completion of additional course work and/or certification as determined necessary by the Emergency Medical Services Director.
Please refer to Title 10 Sub-Chapter 3D, Section .1302 of the North Carolina Administrative Code for specific certification requirements.