Minimum Qualifications and Job Description

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

  •  Completion of high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma AND
  •  Minimum current State of Tennessee AEMT Certification or EMT-P Certification AND
  •  Current certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer AND
  •  Possession and maintenance of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and an acceptable driving record.


All licenses and certifications must be valid at time of application, hiring and throughout employment. Maintenance of these valid licenses is a condition of employment. At the time of appointment and during employment, AEMT and EMT-P’s must meet the medical and physical standards established by the EMS Chief and Director. Current employees must continue to meet or exceed all requirements for maintenance of State of Tennessee certification during employment with A&E Emergency Services, LLC.

TRAINING: Graduation from high school or its equivalent as evidenced by possession of a GED. Must attend and successfully complete any training program either mandated by law or by the EMS Department. Must attend and successfully complete any non-mandatory training program voluntarily accepted; must attend and successfully complete any mandatory refresher courses or tests of ability designed to ensure skill and knowledge in areas of performance.

DRIVER’S LICENSE: Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and satisfactory driving history. An individual may not be considered for appointment if he or she has had a major violation within a three year period, four or more motor vehicle violations other than major within a three-year period, or suspension or revocation of a license for any reason in the past five years. A valid Driver’s License is required at the time of appointment.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must be U.S. Citizens.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Good knowledge of emergency medical conditions, techniques and procedures; good social skills and general intelligence; good powers of observation; ability to operate bio-medical and telecommunications equipment; ability to perform calmly and efficiently in crisis situations; ability to maintain records and prepare reports using a computer; ability to understand written laws and apply them to specific situations; physical strength adequate to lift unconscious patients; ability to operate specially equipped vehicles under emergency conditions, willingness to work nights, weekends, holidays and assigned shifts, willingness to assist in training activities; willingness to maintain vehicles, equipment and station in good condition; willingness to maintain physical conditioning commensurate with the demands of the position. No applicant will be accepted with any drug related conviction, felony conviction, conviction for any Class A or Class B misdemeanor.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: These duties involve responsibility for providing emergency medical services. Employees in this position operate specially equipped vehicles. When engaged in providing emergency medical services, incumbents are in radio contact with and may receive direction from the Chief, Director and/or supervising physicians.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: The work is performed under the direction of the Chief and EMS Director who make assignments, review work in progress and upon completion do related work as required. On scene, the AEMT will perform under the direction of a paramedic if one is on scene.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Operates specially equipped vehicles to respond to emergencies and provides care to stabilize persons with life threatening problems resulting from trauma or other medical emergencies; Participates in the provision of emergency medical treatment to accident or other victims such as extrication, splinting, immobilization, airway management, CPR, Hemostasis, IV therapy and drug administration (within existing protocols), ECG monitoring, defibrillation, etc.; Monitors and transmits assessment and vital signs information via radio or telephone; Keeps records of emergency calls, patient treatment and problems encountered and solutions rendered in the course of duty; Maintains equipment on specially equipped vehicles in appropriate operating condition; Participates in emergency training of police, fire and EMS personnel as
well as members of the community; Conducts initial scene assessments, initiates and participates in the incident command system on the scene of incidents; Assists the Chief, EMS Director or his designees with public information and education in activities such as CPR etc.; Maintains station and apparatus in good condition. Regular and punctual attendance.

Any omission, falsification, fabrication, lie or misleading statement will automatically result in disqualifications from further consideration with A&E Emergency Services, LLC

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