Performs administrative and supervisory work in the Department of Emergency Services. The Captain of Emergency Medical Services is responsible for assisting in the planning, implementing, evaluating and coordination of the County’s Emergency Medical Services Division. The Captain of Emergency Medical Services works closely with the County’s medical director, local and regional EMS Councils, local EMS providers and agencies. The position works directly under the supervision of the Chief of Emergency Medical Services.
Essential Job Functions
May act as the Chief of the Emergency Medical Services Division in his/her absence at the Direction of the Director of Emergency Services. .Administers the daily field operations of the Emergency Medical Services Division. Supervises, trains, assists and evaluates performance of full-time and part-time staff. Assists in the establishing, implementing and monitoring of departmental goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Provides leadership, planning direction and developing long and short-range goals for Westmoreland County’s EMS Division. Assists the EMS Training Officer in establishing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with licensing and certification requirements for all Emergency Medical Services Division staff (CPR, AED, EMT, and Paramedic).Ensures adequate coverage on shift by locating personnel to cover any vacancy which may arise due to leave, illness, resignation, etc., or by serving as a Paramedic when necessary; Coordinates with all stations that have EMS Division staffing to assure coverage. Investigates EMS related complaints, grievances, infractions of County policy/procedures; recommends corrective actions to the Chief of EMS. Assists in the preparation of budgets for the EMS Division. Maintains sufficient administrative and operational supplies for the EMS Division. Inspects EMS equipment and apparatus on a scheduled basis; identifies need for maintenance and/or repairs; may assign housekeeping tasks associated with EMS equipment and materials.
To be considered for this position, please submit a completed and signed employment application with copies of all EMS Certifications. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Mail completed application package to: Westmoreland County EMS, Attn: Bill Cease, P.O. Box 1000, Montross, VA. 22520. You can also email the completed package to: firstname.lastname@example.org.