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COVID Vaccination Requirement
Consistent with long-standing practices requiring health care workers to be vaccinated against serious infectious diseases for the safety of patients and staff, Centra will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all new and current employees and those who work in Centra facilities as a condition of their employment. If hired to work at Centra, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Medical and religions exemptions may be requested.
The EMT Advanced, under the direction of the Operational Medical Director, performs care appropriate to the patient population served and meets routine and life-threatening patient care needs. The EMT Advanced may be required to respond under routine or emergency conditions, assess the scene for hazards, triage multiple patients, especially in mass casualty situations, provide assessment, stabilization and treatment of life-threatening conditions utilizing skills within the EMT Advanced (or EMT Intermediate) scope of practice, and within the protocols set forth by the Regional EMS Council and / or the Operational Medical Director. Such skills may include, but are not limited to basic life support needs, IV insertion, fluid and medication administration, and safe transportation to the appropriate medical facility. The EMT Intermediate ONLY also provides advanced airway techniques, cardiac rhythm interpretation and monitoring, pacing and defibrillation. The EMT Advanced will also provide routine, non-emergent care and transportation to patients as needed by ambulance, wheelchair van, or other transportation sources as deemed appropriate. Additional job functions may be assigned per certification level and competencies as deemed necessary and appropriate by the Manager, Operational Medical Director, or Program Director. Professionalism and excellent customer service skills are always required.
High school diploma or GED. 0-2 years as an EMT Advanced or EMT Intermediate.
Virginia EMT Advanced or Intermediate certification
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR
American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (EMT Intermediate ONLY)
VAVRS or VDFP EVOC Class II
FEMA ICS 100, 200, and 700
PHTLS within the first year of employment
AMLS within the first year of employment.
Hazardous Materials Awareness required within the first year of employment.
Needs to be completed prior to the end of the orientation period and before being released to drive solo:
Transfer, Stair, and Gait Training
Fall prevention training
Our care givers at Centra are the most valuable asset we have and it is our mission and commitment to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment.
When recruiting and retaining talent at Centra, our hiring needs are based on matching a candidates job qualifications with our job requirements and department needs without regard to race, color, age, religion or belief, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Centra is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.
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