The Township of Willingboro is accepting applications for full-time job opportunities as Emergency Medical Technician. Applicants must have a valid New Jersey Driver’s license and a current Emergency Medical Technician Certificate. Applicants are required to take and pass a pre-employment physical including drug and alcohol testing. Willingboro residents are encouraged to apply and open to Burlington County and New Jersey Residents. Salary is $50,000.00. Hours will be assigned by the Fire Chief.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Answers all calls for emergency medical treatment. Drives ambulance to required location, parks ambulance in a safe location, and creates a safe traffic environment by placement of road flares, removal of debris, and redirection of traffic. Determines the nature and extent of injury and establishes priorities for emergency care. Administers emergency care such as opening and maintaining an airway, giving positive pressure ventilation, and cardio-resuscitation. Stops bleeding by bandaging or tourniquets, treats shock, immobilizes fractures, and provides initial care of poisoned and burn patients. Searches for medical identification emblem as a clue for providing emergency care. Extricates patients from entrapment. Radios the dispatcher for additional help if needed. Prepares victims for transportation in an ambulance. Cares for patient on return trip to hospital. Reports to the dispatcher the nature and extent of injuries to ensure prompt medical care on arrival. May request advice from hospital physician or emergency department. May deliver newborn infants. On arrival, transfers patient to stretcher, carries or wheels into hospital, and provides nurse or doctor evaluation of the patient's condition. Prepares reports of trips made and enters information into a chronological log. May also act as dispatcher determining priorities in calls for ambulance and dispatching the ambulance. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
High School Diploma or GED. Valid New Jersey State Motor Vehicle Commission Driver’s License. Current Emergency Medical Technician certification. Valid CPR for Professional Healthcare Provider Certification. NIMS Level I-100/I-700. Emergency vehicle driving experience with completion of a CEVO or EVOC driver-training program. Two years’ experience in Emergency Medical Services preferred, but not required. Ability to carry up to 20 pounds constantly. Ability to lift to 50 pounds and greater than 50 pounds at times.
A letter of interest, resume and EMS Department application should be submitted to the Township Manager, Dwayne M. Harris, Room 206 Municipal Complex, One Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. drive, Attn: Loretta Anderson, Acting Personnel Director until positions are filled. The job description is available in the Human Resource Office, or email firstname.lastname@example.org