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EMT Cadet - (FT)

Company: Richmond Ambulance Authority
Location: Richmond
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Cadet Program: EMS Placement ProgramSeptember 6, 2022 start DateAre you compassionate, dependable, and motivated? Are you interested in being part of an organization that provides world-class Emergency Medical Services (EMS)? If so, we want to talk to you! Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) is currently recruiting for EMS Cadets. The RAA Cadet Program is a full-time comprehensive training program, which will provide accepted attendees the opportunity to become certified Emergency Medical Technicians-Basic (EMT-B). Serve Your Community and Save Lives… Apply To Become an EMS Cadet Today!

  • RAA will cover ALL costs of the Cadet Program, which includes uniforms, required course materials, additional EMS certifications, and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam fees*
  • Cadets are PAID to participate in the program!
  • Cadets are trained and mentored by skilled EMS professionals, who will provide them with access to high-quality emergency response and medical transport education while gaining firsthand field experience
  • Full-time employment as an EMT-B is guaranteed after successfully completing the program, passing the NREMT exam, and obtaining State Licensure *New Cadets must complete the EMT-B training course and pass the NREMT exam within 120 days of course completion and complete the preception at RAA as a cleared EMT-B Attendant-in-Charge (AIC). After becoming a cleared EMT-B AIC, new Cadets agree to a full-time two (2) year employment obligation. RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Complete a minimum of sixteen (16) hours of course material a week
    • Succeed in completing all required tests and/or certificates
    • Meet core competencies for completion of a fast-track program
    • Conduct self in a professional manner and ensure high levels of customer service
    • Maintain high standards for health, safety, welfare, and ethical behavior
    • Adhere to all policies of agencies, institutional and regulatory bodies
    • Follow directives set forth in the company's SOG manual and Employee Handbook REQUIREMENTS:
      • High School graduate or GED certification
      • At least 18 years old
      • Valid Virginia Driver's License
      • Acceptable motor vehicle record in compliance with company policy
      • Successful completion of pre-employment screenings to include, drug screening, background check, and Physical Abilities Test (PAT) BENEFITS:
        • Competitive Pay
        • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
        • Life Insurance
        • Holidays and Paid Time Off
        • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
        • Life Assistance Fund
        • Computer Loan Program
        • Short Term Disability
        • Long Term Disability
        • Inclusive and Supportive Work Environment CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
          • Candidates selected for employment are subject to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drugs. Candidates who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with the Richmond Ambulance Authority
          • Candidates selected for employment are subject to a fingerprint background screening. Candidates who refuse to be fingerprinted will be denied employment with the Richmond Ambulance Authority
          • Candidates selected for employment are subject to Physical Abilities Test (PAT). Candidates who refuse to complete the test may be denied employment with the Richmond Ambulance Authority
          • Participation in the COVID-19 vaccination program, or having an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Human Resources, is required for all Richmond Ambulance Personnel
          • New employees complete a probationary periodEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:RAA is committed to the full utilization of all human resources and to a policy of equal employment opportunity. RAA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by statute.

Keywords: Richmond Ambulance Authority, Richmond , EMT Cadet - (FT), Healthcare , Richmond, Virginia

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