Paramedic: Baltimore Maryland Deadline: May 13, 2016

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Paramedic

Deadline: May 13, 2016

Salary: $42,896.00 – $64,832.00 Annually

Job Description:

Paramedic CRT Salary: $42,896-$64,832 Grade: 366

Paramedic EMT-P Salary: $44,545-$67,605 Grade: 368

A Paramedic CRT provides emergency medical treatment at the scene of an accident or illness and transports sick and injured persons to medical facilities. The Paramedic CRT also analyzes and takes command of patient care with full responsibility for the patient until relieved by proper medical staff. Work of this class involves leading other Fire and EMS employees, but does not involve full supervisory duties or responsibilities.Incumbents receive on scene supervision from an EMS officer and medical direction from an online physician. Employees in this class work rotating shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. Work is performed at the scene of medical emergencies, major traffic and other accidents, natural and man-made disasters where there is exposure to hazardous situations and emotionally traumatic events. Work requires strenuous physical activity such as lifting, climbing and bending.

 Selection Process:

All candidates indicating the minimum qualifications on their applications will be placed on the eligible list without further examination.  The training and experience of each candidate will be evaluated for appropriateness and quantity.  It is essential, therefore, that you give complete and accurate information on your application. Vagueness or omission may prevent you from being considered for this position.  Qualified candidates will not be listed in rank order.

 Minimum Qualifications:

Have graduated from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate on or before the date of the structured interview. Candidates for positions in this class must be 18 years of age and a United States Citizen or a Resident Alien at the time of application.

1. A valid Maryland Class C Non-Commercial driver’s license or an equivalent driver’s license and eligible to obtain a Baltimore City driver’s permit.

2. Must hold current Advanced Life Support certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians;

OR

Current Licensure as a Cardiac Rescue Technician (CRT) from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS).

 Supplemental Information:

NOTE:   Employees will be required to obtain training from the Baltimore City Fire Training Academy and maintain certification in the following:

a. Maryland Fire Service Professional Qualification Board Firefighter certification.

b. Maryland Fire Service Professional Qualification Board Responders to Hazardous Material Operations certifications.

Candidates who are under final consideration for appointment will be required to obtain Maryland licensure as a Cardiac Rescue Technician from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) on or before the completion of the Fire Academy.

Candidates who are under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of criminal conviction information and to submit and pass drug and alcohol testing.

Employees must successfully complete a Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI)

Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) and Defensive Driving Course, or an equivalent course acceptable to the Office of Risk Management and the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles.

Employees of the Baltimore City Fire Department must hold and maintain licenses and certifications in all of the above as a condition of employment. Employees must successfully complete any additional educational courses and skills competency evaluations required by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS), National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), Maryland Fire Rescue Institute (MFRI) and/or Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD).  In the event of changes in the standards, certification or licensure requirements in any of the above, the employee is required to maintain the equivalent certification or licensure to continue employment with the Baltimore City Fire Department.

Current Baltimore City Fire Department employees who are promoted into this job class are required to possess a valid Baltimore City Driver’s Permit.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

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