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An EMT functions as a primary care provider in the pre-hospital setting, the EMT is responsible for all aspects of care provided to the sick and injured; including:
- Providing Basic Life Support, including patient assessment/treatment within their scope of practice, use of the automatic defibrillator, and transporting patients to the appropriate facilities
- Possessing the knowledge and ability to operate a Class I, II, or III ambulance with due regard to citizens in emergent and non-emergent conditions in all variety of weather conditions.
- Ability to navigate through multiple jurisdictions, including interstate, via maps, GPS, or general knowledge in order to transport a patient to the designated facility.
Maintain general cleanliness inside and outside of his or her ambulance, pre and post-patient care.
- Understand all applicable legal, moral, and ethical issues surrounding emergency medical service.
- Dedication to learning through continuing education and self maintenance of licensures and certifications.
- Providing assistance and support of Advanced Life Support Providers when treating and transport a patient who requires ALS management.
- Documentation of all patient care that is formal and precise in a timely manner.
- Current Virginia EMT-Basic certification
- Current CPR for Healthcare Providers is required for all Applicants
- Current ACLS and PALS certification (ALS Providers)
- 18 years of age
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