Aiken County EMS - EMT, Advanced EMT, Paramedic, and Crew Chief

Aiken County Emergency Services

Aiken County Emergency Services 

With a rich historical background in the Equestrian life and promises of a strong future, Aiken County provides a diverse community, economic opportunities and prosperous growth. Located in the Western portion of South Carolina, Aiken County provides an outstanding quality of life with a reasonable cost of living. Featuring a temperate climate and convenient location, Aiken County offers exceptional recreational and residential opportunities.

Full Time Positions - 24/48 work schedule

EMT $35,700 per year

Advanced EMT $39,270 per year

Paramedic $43,197 per year

Job Summary: EMT - Advanced EMT - Paramedic: Under regular/occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT – Advanced EMT – Paramedic level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

  • Drives ambulances or rescue vehicles in response to emergency calls; requests additional resources for the control of incidents as required; ensures safety at the scene.
  • Provides basic and advanced life support and emergency care to the sick and injured; determines nature and extent of injuries and illnesses and assists in making decisions regarding proper courses of action; assists in lifting and carrying patients in and out of ambulance, and transports patients to appropriate medical facility.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies and controlled substances; stocks supplies in station and ambulances as needed.
  • Performs all work in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, regulations, medical / emergency protocols, and standards of quality and safety.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by progressive experience in emergency medical service programs. Must complete required coursework and achieve and maintain EMT – Basic, Advanced, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Pre-hospital life support, CPR certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver's license.

Please fill out our application on line at: www.aikencountysc.gov/acjobs

 

Crew Chief $47,516 per year

Job Summary: Crew Chief: Provides leadership and supervision of subordinates on assigned shift in the performance of emergency medical services activities, ensuring prompt and proper response to medical emergencies. Enforces crew compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, protocols and standards of quality and safety. Responds to emergency calls, providing medical assistance at the paramedic level. Reports to the Shift Manager

  • Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate; offers training, advice and assistance as needed.
  • Ensures crew compliance with infection control procedures.
  • May coordinate special teams, programs or operations as assigned.
  • Keeps abreast of new technology, methods and regulations for emergency medical assistance operations; attends meetings, conferences and continuing education classes as required and/or appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills and maintain certifications.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by a minimum of three to four years of progressive knowledge in emergency medical service programs, coupled with minimum of two years of demonstrated leadership experience. Must maintain EMT, Paramedic, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support, Basic Life Support, CPR and Emergency Vehicle Operator certifications, and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver's license.

Please fill out our application on line at: www.aikencountysc.gov/acjobs

Closing Date (If Any): 
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Region: 
Midlands
County: 
Aiken
Certification Level: 
Paramedic
Emergency Medical Technician
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician