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Emergency Medical Technician (Basic & Advance/Intermediate) Pool 2019

at Guilford County Schools

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2322151
Keywords: paramedic

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description

Performs skilled and technical work requiring driving an ambulance or other emergency medical vehicle, rescuing or extricating victims, and administering basic and advanced level emergency medical care to patients at the scene and during transport to a hospital.

Typical Qualifications

Position Title: Emergency Medical Technician (Basic/Advance) Pool 2019
Department: Emergency Services – Greensboro & High Point
Position: Emergency Medical Technician Basic and Advance
Entry Salary: 
Advanced/Intermediate EMT (Full-time - $31,316)
EMT - Basic (Full-time - $29,154)
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
Advance/Intermediate Qualifications:

 Must be 18 years of age. Must be a high school graduate or have GED and be certified as a North Carolina Advanced EMT or have the ability to obtain a North Carolina Advanced EMT credential through reciprocity. Must maintain a current valid DMV operator's license. For consideration for full-time employment, the candidate must be enrolled in paramedic education with eligibility to be credentialed as a NC Paramedic within two years or completion of Guilford County's Paramedic Certification Program within one year of enrollment.
Duties: All duties of an EMT plus provide IV Therapy and Medication Administration.
 
EMT- Basic Qualifications:

 Must be 18 years of age. Must be a high school graduate or have GED and be certified as a North Carolina EMT or have the ability to obtain a NC EMT credential through reciprocity. Must maintain a current valid DMV operator's license.
Duties: Provides basic life support to individuals who are in need of medical assistance.
 
Paramedic Academy: Candidates for the Guilford County EMS Paramedic Academy must be 18 years of age. Must be a high school graduate or have GED. Must maintain a current valid DMV operator's license. Must be able to pass placement testing for post-secondary educational levels. Must be credentialed as a North Carolina EMT or have the ability to obtain a NC EMT credential through reciprocity. Persons selected for the Paramedic Academy are eligible for full-time, benefited employment. A sponsorship is provided and has a mandatory work requirement after completion of education.
Duties: Attend paramedic education, while providing credential-based appropriate life support to individuals who are in need of medical assistance.

EMT-Basic and Advanced/Intermediate EMT's are subject to the following:

Official Transcript (High School or College)
Physical Agility Testing
Online Personal History Questionnaire
Drug Screen
National Background Check
Driving Record Check
Physical with Cone Health
Psychological Testing with LESI
Reference Checks

If you have any questions in reference to the above, please contact the EMS Recruiter @ 336-641-5648.

Supplemental Information

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue to work full-time in public service jobs. If you have student loans and you are selected for full-time employment with Guilford County EMS, you may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on your William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans after you have made 120 qualifying payments on those loans while employed full-time by certain public service employers. Click the link below for more information. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service