EMT Basic – Gaston County Government

The mission of Gaston County Emergency Medical Services (GEMS) is to preserve and enhance the quality of life for the residents and visitors of Gaston County by providing superior quality Emergency Medical Service.

Examples of Duties
The duties listed below are not all of the duties that may be assigned but are those that are considered as essential for an employee to perform.
– Functions on a two person ambulance crew.
– Responds to and administers emergency medical services to the general public under the guidance of a licensed physician or as
authorized by North Carolina medical practice standards.
– Transports injured or ill patients to health care facilities.
– Participates in required in-service training programs to remain abreast of changes in techniques in emergency medical service delivery or
new methods of treatment.
– Performs visual inspections of vehicles, radios, medical equipment and supplies; refuels vehicle and reports unsafe operating conditions of
vehicles and radios; restocks supplies as required to maintain operational readiness.
– Records information in logs and other journals of actions taken or to provide information.
– Meets with the public, supervisory personnel, and medical personnel to provide or receive job related information.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent and EMT Basic Certification.

Candidates with at least 6 months of recent full time EMS work experience preferred.

Minimally qualified applicants will start at 25% of the salary range: $17.73

Candidates selected will undergo a background check. The candidate selected must undergo and pass a drug screening test prior to employment.

Certification Level: EMT
County: Gaston
Closing Date (if any):