Health Care Technician Paramedic with NDMS


GS-9 Paygrade






This position is located with the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS). NDMS supports state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) authorities following disasters and emergencies by supplementing health and medical systems and response capabilities. The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, in its role as Coordinator of Emergency Support Function 8 (ESF-8), Public Health and Medical Services, of the National Response Framework, employs the NDMS to provide patient care, patient movement, and definitive care, as well as veterinary services, and fatality management support when requested by authorities from States, localities, Tribes and Territories, or other federal departments. In a disease outbreak, they may provide mass prophylaxis. During a special event, they stand ready to serve in case of an emergency. But no matter what the specific mission is, DMAT teams provide expert patient care that protects individual health and promotes national health security.

  1. Practice Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMT-P) protocols and Standards of Care.
  2. Controls the activities of EMT-P resources at emergencies.
  3. Successfully utilized emergency communication skills.
  4. Effectively communicate in writing with medical and ancillary personnel.


Travel Required

76% or greater - 95% Domestic 5% International

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Closing Date (If Any): 
Monday, August 31, 2020
Statewide (No County)
Certification Level: