Individual needed for either an EMT or AEMT position to administer basic life support care to sick and injured persons in the pre-hospital setting as authorized and directed by the physician medical director or by medical protocol. Duties include administering initial treatment at emergency scene; applying splints, bandages, oxygen and other basic EMT skills; assessing nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance; assisting in extricating trapped victims and transporting sick and injured persons to treatment center; observing, recording and reporting to the receiving healthcare provider the patient’s condition, reaction to treatments and other pertinent information; driving the ambulance and emergency response vehicles to emergency scenes.
Position requires graduation from an accredited high school or GED equivalence. Possess and maintain the following: Driver’s License, Kentucky EMT or AEMT certificate, and CPR certification. Must obtain ITLS, PHTLS or TCCC; EPC or PEPP; and ASLS certification within 1 year of employment. Candidate must complete ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 courses within 30 days of employment. National Registry EMT and those with some related experience are preferred. The individual selected must be able to work a 24-hour shift followed by 48 hours off.
Please apply by Friday, May 10, however, applications will be accepted until interviews begin.
To apply please follow the employment opportunities link on this page www.scottky.com .
Scott County Fiscal Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer
High school diploma or GED
Kentucky EMT Certification
Salary and benefits: Annual base salary for EMT is $33,750.00 to $36,750 for an AEMT with additional compensation provided for college degree, pediatric and trauma certifications. Position offers employer paid single plan health insurance, vision insurance, $10,000 life insurance policy, paid holidays, sick leave, vacation leave, in-house training which includes a subscription to an online training program and inclusion into the CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement Plan. Optional benefits available through payroll deduction include dental insurance, supplemental insurance through AFLAC or Colonial Life, and a voluntary 457 or 401K retirement plan.
GSCEMS is the sole EMS provider in Scott County, KY, which consists of 285 square miles and a population of nearly 54,000. Operating out of 3 stations, GSCEMS staff 5 ALS ambulances 24/7/365 and responds to over 7,500 requests for service annually. Equipment includes Type I and Type III ambulances; Stryker power load and power pro stretchers, Stryker stair chairs, Lucas CPR devices, Life Pak 15 cardiac monitors, Panasonic Toughbooks and ESO software.
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan
Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam, Education Verification, Employment Verification
This job reports to the EMS Operations Supervisor
This is a Full-Time position 24 hour shift followed by 48 hours off.
Number of Openings for this position: 1