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EMS Field Specialist
As an EMS Field Specialist, you will assist with the coordination and delivery of activities related to medical training and certification for all CSFD (Colorado Springs Fire Department) EMTs (Emergency Medical Technician) and paramedics.
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Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:
Ensure program compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, and ordinances and City policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
Assist the Fire Medical Program Coordinator with medical quality assurance and education delivery
Oversee, coordinate, implement, and schedule EMS training and education programs; recommend and assist in the implementation of medical division training goals and objectives; and perfom technical duties in support of all medical training
Monitor medical training program performance; evaluate program effectiveness; and recommend and implement modifications as needed
Maintain communication with other medical division staff, including medical division lieutenant, field medical lieutenants, and the quality assurance coordinator
Maintain medical training equipment and supplies; make recommendations for new equipment based on research
Provide oversite of all EMT-B and EMT-P certifications
Develop and provide classes for renewing all required medical certifications for CSFD personnel
Maintain the CE (continuing education) hours system; assist with development of training programs
Develop training materials, including lesson plans, class syllabus, learning objectives, and evaluations
Ensure CSFD EMTs and paramedics are provided with necessary CE hours in all required topics
Coordinate and provide initial EMT certification training for the CSFD recruit training academy, including EMS medical week
Evaluate EMTs and paramedics while responding to calls for service
Develop new and innovative methods for the delivery of prehospital EMS education
Develop and maintain current and future prehospital medical guidelines
Participate on various EMS related committees and represent the mission of the CSFD Medical Division
We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:
Knowledge of rules and regulations of the State EMS division
Knowledge of modern office technology
Knowledge of methods and techniques of data collection and statistical analysis
Knowledge of principles and practices of record keeping and report preparation
Ability to prepare clear and concise quantitative reports
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship
Successful candidate will have
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in nursing, EMS, fire science, or a related field
Three years of full-time experience as a paramedic
Two years of full-time EMS training curriculum instruction
Possess, or obtain upon hire, a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver’s license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges
Possess NREMT-P (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedic) or Colorado State Paramedic Certification
Possess, or obtain upon hire, AHA ACLS/BLS Instructor
Possess, or obtain within twelve months of hire, ICS (Incident Command System) 100, 200, and 700 certifications
Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to lift up to 100 pounds occasionally, 50 to 100 pounds frequently, and 20 to 50 pounds constantly.
Primary Work Environment - Office environment
Extreme Temperature - Seasonally
Wetness and Humidity - Seasonally
Respiratory Hazards - Seasonally
Noise and Vibrations - Several times per month
Physical Hazards - Seasonally
Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards - Rarely
Exposure to Communicable Diseases - Rarely
NOTE: This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.
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