|EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - BASIC|
|1/3/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|RESPONSIBILITIES: Functions at the level of an Emergency Medical Technician according to the Ohio EMS Board Scope of Practice and within the constraints approved by the Dayton Fire Department Medical Director. Responds to emergency calls for medical assistance. Determines the nature and extent of illness or injury of the patient upon arrival at the scene and administers emergency health care to victims until victims are delivered to a hospital emergency room. Assesses the extent of injury to entrapped patients and gives all possible emergency care and protection. Assists other rescue team members in removing the patient. Complies with regulations on the handling of the deceased, notifies authorities, and arranges for protection of property and evidence at the scene. Reports, verbally and in writing, observations and care at the emergency scene and in transit, for recording and diagnostic purposes. Maintains medical supplies on the ambulance; makes sure the ambulance is in operating condition and ready to transport patients.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.). Must be certified at least as a State of Ohio Emergency Medical Technician and maintain certification as a condition of continued employment. Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to successfully perform all tasks required of this position. Convictions or admission under diversion programs for drug related offenses are grounds for dismissal. Vision without correction must be a minimum of 20/100 in each eye. Corrected, vision must be a minimum of 20/40 in each eye. All applicants should complete a police Background Investigation Worksheet. Applicants should print the worksheet and be prepared to bring the worksheet to a background screening upon request. To download the Background Investigation Worksheet, please go to Background Investigation Worksheet and click on the Background Investigation Worksheet; OR pick up a copy of the Background Investigation Worksheet at the Civil Service Office, 371 W. Second Street, Suite 231, Dayton, Ohio 45402.
Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.
Your online application must be submitted by January 3, 2018. A complete position description may be obtained from the Civil Service Board Office.
|Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity.
Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation.
An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/H