Position title
Career EMS Provider - (Candidate Pool)


This posting is to create an applicant pool for future position vacancies at Southside Virginia Emergency Crew.  Candidates with resumes on file will receive priority consideration when an eligible position becomes vacant. 

This position of Career EMS Provider is responsible for work in supporting the mission of Southside Virginia Emergency Crew by responding to emergency calls in order to provide basic or advanced life support to the ill and injured, and to transport patients to the most appropriate medical facility for definitive care. The Career EMS Provider assists in maintaining EMS equipment, EMS units, and a clean EMS station. The Career EMS provider will also participate in work related training and should be well versed in the ODEMSA protocols. The Career EMS Provider will work assigned shifts and will report to and work under the direction of the assigned Shift Captain.

    -Responds to EMS emergency situations and provides patient care services at
    the level of certification and within the defined scope of practice
    -Performs detailed subjective and objective patient assessments, stabilization
    and treatment within established protocols;
    -Coordinates emergency care procedures with other EMS providers on scene and
    communicates effectively with emergency room staff;
    -Prepares and maintains daily operations logs, incident report records, and
    patient care reports;
    -Drives and/or operates various EMS units;
    -Assists in maintaining ambulances, equipment, cleaning stations and grounds
    to ensure that emergency vehicles are completely stocked and in good running
    -Assists with presentations within the community on safety and medical topics;
    -Provides a public service including attending/being on stand-by at local
    sporting and community events;
    -Participates in continuing education training and EMS instructional programs
    through individual study of technical material and attendance at scheduled
    drills/classes provided by Southside Virginia Emergency Crew and/or
    Petersburg Fire Department;
    -Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
For employment consideration by SVEC, all career applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

- Must be 21 years of age or older
- Must have at least 1 (one) year of pre-hospital care experience
- Must have and maintain an acceptable driving record
- Must have and maintain a clean criminal background
- Must be certified as an EMT, at minimum and cleared as an AIC

Required Certifications
Career EMS Provider applicants must possess and provide proof of the following minimum valid certifications:

-Virginia Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Healthcare Provider/Professional
-Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) Class II or better
-National Incident Management Systems (NIMS)  100, 200, 700 & 800

In addition, ALS applicants must possess and provide proof of the following valid certifications:

-Virginia EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic
-Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Additional EMS certifications may be submitted to be maintained on your agency training file. These include but not limited to PALS, PHTLS/ITLS, AMLS, ABLS, GEMS, CCEMT, NREMT, etc.

Job Benefits

All eligible Full Time employees are eligible for a benefit package that includes the following:

- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Aflac Supplemental Insurance
- Short & Long Term Disability
- Vacation Time
- Sick Time


If you have questions or require more information about this job posting, please contact the following:

Jennifer Lewis, NRP
Deputy Director of Operations
Southside Virginia Emergency Crew
(804) 861-2739
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Employment Type
Full Time, Part Time

1.) Graduate of an accredited High School or successful completion of a GED Program.
2.) Graduate of an accredited Emergency Medical Technology program.

All new employees to the SVEC are subject to the organizations field preception and provider clearance procedures regardless of clearance status at other EMS/Fire organizations.
Duration of employment
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

1.) Minimum of one (1) year experience as an active, released EMS provider in a 911 EMS system.
Transport experience may be considered for ALS applicants only with less than required 911 experience.

Job Location
425 Graham Road, 23803, Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Working Hours
12 Hour Shifts, 24 Hour Shifts
Base Salary
$ Based On Position/Experience - $ Based On Position/Experience
Position Open
January 7, 2020
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