The Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA) is looking for an experienced Paramedic, who wants to develop their critical thinking and collaboration skills and expand their job experience portfolio with a part-time position as an EMS Field Coordinator. The Field Coordinator will be responsible for Virginia Health Planning Districts 13 & 14 in the western portion of the ODEMSA region.
The Preceptor Training for Accredited Programs (PTAP) is intended for preceptors who will be precepting EMS students from the region's accredited programs. The Preceptor Training for Accredited Programs (PTAP) is not intended to be used to precept EMS providers seeking field clearance at their respective agency. If you plan on working with students from an accredited program you will need to complete this online training program.
Providers should call the Patient Distribution Center at the number below and select Option 1. 1-800-276-0683 Until further notice, the ODEMSA Region has been placed on Stage 2- "RED" Diversion Status. This means there are 5 or more hospitals on similar diversions in the region. This status change does NOT mean hospitals are closed, it is a normal measure that the region has in place to assure regional hospital saturation levels remain as manageable as possible.
UPDATE: As of 5:00 PM, 01/05/2021, the Hospital Diversion status has been downgraded and normal operations may resume. Until further notice, the ODEMSA Region has been placed on Stage 2-"RED" Diversion Status. Providers should call the Patient Distribution Center.
Amelia Emergency Squad is hosting an EMT course beginning January 4, 2021. The course will meet every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. See the flyer below for details and more information.
ODEMSA will be hosting an EMT Hybrid course beginning January 20, 2021, through May 5, 2021, in Farmville, VA, at Hampden-Sydney College. Applications are being accepted now with interviews to be conducted by phone. After completing the application process you will receive further information about how to schedule your interview. Course Cost: $600.00Students if qualified,... Continue Reading →
Documents & Submissions Submit Appendix A OEMS Guidance - Antigen Testing ProcessDownload ODEMSA Initial-Rollout-Antigen-Test-Kit-Distribution-ListDownload The links on the below page (located about halfway down the page) must be completed by EMS providers (EMT-I and EMT-P) interested in conducting Antigen Testing. View Testing Training Clinical performance characteristics of BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Card, including specificity and sensitivity,... Continue Reading →
VDH is holding educational opportunities specifically programmed for healthcare professionals involved with COVID-19 vaccination management. For a listing of upcoming opportunities see the ODEMSA Calendar or read more for links.
For security reasons, the ODEMSA App and website's "public-facing" Diversion Status page will not be available to providers for the foreseeable future. We are working with our partners to re-establish this vital resource and, if needed, find a comparable replacement. We thank you for your understanding.
This course will use the virtual online classroom for a two-part lecture series via Zoom on January 5 and 7, 2021, starting at 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm.