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Fire Service Career Opportunities

Below you will find Career Opportunities throughout the Fire Service in the Commonwealth of Virginia. All listings will be posted for a maximum of 30 days unless a designated deadline is defined within the text.

EMT - Patient Transport Medic - Newport News / Gloucester / Williamsburg

Title EMT - Patient Transport Medic - Newport News / Gloucester / Williamsburg
Organization Riverside Health System
Salary Range Competitive
Closing Date 12/31/2014

Riverside Health System is a major provider of health and quality of life services in Virginia, an area noted for its wealth of scenic, beaches, recreational, festival, cultural and educational opportunities. We have been a vibrant part of the communities we serve for nearly a century and are a National Employer of Choice for more than 9,500 team members. The people who make up the Riverside family are bound by the shared mission which is to care for others as we would care for those we love – to enhance their well-being and improve their health. Riverside was recently awarded the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Health and Wellbeing Award. This award is in recognition of Riverside’s Employee Health and Wellbeing Initiatives. Come join the Riverside family where you too can make a difference in the lives of others. We are seeking dynamic Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technician professionals to join our team! Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia has been ranked as the top hospital on the Peninsula and # 2 in the Hampton Roads area by U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals ranking due to the skill and dedication of the physicians and nursing team members shown to every patient. For more information please visit

The Patient Transport Medic at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia works under the supervision of the department manager and supervisor and the online medical director. Is responsible for providing quality care in transporting patients to/from Riverside Regional Medical Center or to/from other outlying facilities not requiring 911 assistance. In addition, must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to age of the patient served. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. Must also possess the ability to collect data reflective of the patient's status and assist with the interpretation of appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to age specific needs as describes in the departmental policy and procedure guide. Must be a confident leader who can accept the challenge and responsibility entailed. Must be able to function independently to high level of care within a structured environment that is constantly changing. HOURS: Full Time, Rotating Shifts Monday through Friday


EDUCATION: Successful completion of paramedic or EMT-I training course and maintains a Virginia or National Registry Certification. Education verification of High School Diploma or GED.

LICENSURE: EMT-I or Paramedic Virginia or National Registry Certification. Current valid driver's license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained employment. CPR Required. Emergency Vehicle Operations Certification required.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year of field experience required.

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Last Updated: Friday, October 17, 2014