EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN- BASIC (Non-Emergency Services)

Bertie County is accepting applications for a Non-Emergency Full-Time Basic.

 

 

Duties and Tasks: Responds to non-emergency calls received as a mobile medical unit attendant or

driver, Performs necessary rescue work in accordance with established protocols for Basic and Advanced

Life Support; administers necessary emergency medical care requiring the use of suction units,

immobilization equipment, intravenous infusions, syringes and medications, and cardiac

monitors/defibrillators/pacers, and performance of intubation/advances airway management.

Participates in a continuous training program to improve competence in medical technical work and in

ambulance service and operation; study street and road patterns and networks of Bertie County EMS in

order that future runs may be made with minimum difficulty and delay.

Knowledge: Considerable knowledge of and skill in administering emergency medical procedures and

techniques. Knowledgeable of anatomy and physiology. Knowledgeable of intravenous therapy and skill

in recognizing adverse conditions. Knowledgeable of equipment and supplies employed in emergency

care of patients and accident victims. Knowledgeable of County geography and locations of roads and

streets.

 

 

 

Skills and Abilities: Skill in recognizing trauma and signs and symptoms of medical emergencies to

determine appropriate treatment. Ability to respond quickly and calmly to emergencies and stressful

situations. Ability to safely drive an emergency medical vehicle in adverse conditions and according to

motor vehicle laws. Ability to communicate effectively in a tactful and firm manner with the public.

Ability to work with co-workers, law enforcement personnel, fire, medical personnel, patients and the

general public. Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient contact.

 

 

 

Education and Experience: Requires high school diploma or GED.

Special Requirements: Possession of North Carolina certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-

Basic. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid North Carolina driver’s license, and possess a clean driving

record.

 

 

 

Applications will be accepted at any DES office or through Bertie County Human Resources, PO Box 530,

Windsor, NC 27983. Open until filled.

BERTIE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Closing Date (If Any): 
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
County: 
Statewide (No County)
Bertie
Certification Level: 
EMT