Performs responsible protective services by providing advanced life support. Supervises the rescue unit on call and serves as attendant in charge of patients. Performs other duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
NON ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: Emergency medical services and firefighting experience.
Required: Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license, have a good driving record not to exceed negative one (-1) demerit points, and comply with state regulations covering drivers of emergency vehicles (includes successful completion of a provided Emergency Vehicle Operators Course). Must possess or become certified in accordance with National Fire Protection Association Standard 1001 for Firefighter Level II. Possess Cardiac Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic Certificate valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must successfully complete provided Advanced Cardiac Life Support training and become certified and complete Roanoke County medical program before serving as ambulance ALS attendant within twelve (12) months of employment. Must maintain all required licenses/ certifications. Must obtain and maintain Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) or Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), and Pediatric Education for the Pre-hospital Professional (PEPP).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be twenty-one (21) years of age; successfully complete a physical agility test; and be in excellent physical condition and maintain good physical fitness standards. Subject to a complete criminal history background search with acceptable results. Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description.
Directs the activities of staff assigned to the rescue unit on call.
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