Fort Bragg EMS - Paramedic

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

This Position is located at Womack Army Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine - Ambulance Fort Bragg, NC 28310. Fort Bragg is co-located with Fayetteville NC. Fort Bragg is centrally located in the beautiful state of North Carolina, which enjoys seasonable weather year round and is surrounded by several colleges and universities.

Fort Bragg EMS is one of the busiest pre-hospital services in the US Army, we serve a population of approximately 200,000 beneficiaries and provide services in various locations throughout Fort Bragg. We respond to over 6,000 missions per year, approximately 500 missions a month, and transport over 3,500 patients, transfer over 1,400 patients and Air-Evacuate over 200 patients. Approximately 81% of the missions are EMS related, 15% are transfers, and 4% are medical standbys. Along with providing EMS response to Fort Bragg, Simmons AAF, Pope AAF, and the Linden Oaks Housing Area we serve as the primary ambulance transport service for Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) and the Fayetteville Veterans Administration Medical Center (FVAMC).

Our mission is to provide the Fort Bragg community, and all of its members; the finest around the clock compassionate emergency medical care that is possible. Our goal is simply to provide professional and exemplary medical care to those who protect us and our community.

JOB TITLE: Paramedic

DEPARTMENT: Department of the Army

AGENCY: U.S. Army Medical Command

SALARY RANGE: $44,944.00 to $58,423.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 to Tuesday, October 13, 2020

SERIES & GRADE: GS-0640-7

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-Time

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prioritize treatments for patients having multiple problems and employ a variety of established emergency medicine techiques, methods, and equipment to stablize the patient before and during transport.
  • Make independent preliminary assessment as to scene safety and of the patient's status.
  • Prioritize care for incidents that involve more than one patient.
  • Determine the shortest and safest route to the incident.
  • Conduct both a complete site survey for hazardous conditions and a physical examination of the patient in order to determine the nature, extent, and seriousness of the patient's condition.
  • Select from a variety of prescribed protocols treatments, considered appropriate under the given circumstances; provides the appropriate treatment.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires the incumbent to possess and maintain an AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Card.
  • You must possess or be able to obtain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within one year of entering on duty and maintain certification.
  • You must possess or be able to obtain Advanced Medical Life Support certification within one year of entering on duty and maintain certification.
  • This position requires you to maintain a North Carolina driver's license.
  • This position requires you to obtain and maintain a Military driver's license.
  • This position requires a pre-employment physical and an annual physical.
  • This position requires you to lift up to 40 pounds without assistance.
  • This position has mandatory special vaccination requirements to include Hepatitis, influenza, and Tuberculosis (TB).
  • This position requires you to wear a uniform and use personal protective equipment as required and provided by the employer.
  • This position is designated as weather essential.
  • This position requires a National Agency Background Investigation with Childcare checks (CNACI).
  • This position requires that you possess or obtain either a (NREMT) certification or a North Carolina state issued Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification prior to your entrance on duty date. Employees who do not have NREMT certification will be given up to 1 year to obtain National Registry certification.
  • This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing under the Civilian Drug Abuse Testing Program.
  • This position requires the incumbent to possess and maintain a Basic Life Support (CPR) card.

TO APPLY: Please send resume with a copy of your Paramedic, BLS, and ACLS certification to Chief Jennifer Winand at jennifer.e.winand.civ@us.army.mil.

QUESTIONS: POC - Chief Jennifer Winand at 910-907-7853 or jennifer.e.winand.civ@us.army.mil.

Closing Date (If Any): 
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
County: 
Federal (No County)
Certification Level: 
Paramedic