Madison County Department of Emergency Medical Services is currently accepting applications for a full-time opening at the EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic level. Applicants will be contacted for a time to appear when your application and all other required items are received. Applications will remain active for a period of one year, for consideration in connection with any subsequent vacancies.Read More
• EMS providers that wish to shadow in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab should directly contact the department manager or unit coordinator to arrange a time to shadow. At that time they will be provided with instructions to gain access to the lab at the designated time determined for shadowing.
• EMS providers transporting STEMI patients may follow the patient to the Cath Lab to observe the procedure.
Ashley W. Jones, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Manager, Cardiac Catheterization/Electrophysiology Labs
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
(434) 654-7571 Office
(434) 923-7074 Pager
(434) 654-7575 Fax
Class: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - Full Course
When: June 4th & 5th, 09:00 – 17:00
Where: Tuckahoe Clubhouse, 443 Monocan Drive, Nellysford
Prerequisites: EMT-Intermediate or above, RN, LPN, or MD
Class Size: 12
Course Fee: $175
Lead Instructor: Mike Riddle
Notes: The student must review all material and complete the selfassessment test PRIOR to class. A copy of the test must be submitted at the beginning of the first day of class. Materials will be
provided within three weeks of the start of class.
Please register by sending an email to Mike Riddle, email@example.com by May 6th, 2016 at 17:00.
WHAT: Emergency Medical Technician Course (EMT) - HYBRID COURSE
WHEN: 4/5/2016 - 7/16/2016 - Every Tuesday 6PM - 10PM & ONLINE
WHERE: Western Albemarle Rescue Squad Training Annex (1265 Crozet Ave; Crozet VA 22932)
COST: $450.00 per person (Free for County of Albemarle Fire/Rescue Volunteers)
PREREQUISITES: Must be 16 years of age on or before April 5th, 2016 (Anyone under 18 must have signed parental permission slip) & have a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card.Read More
June 1, 2016 to August 13, 2016
When: Wednesdays from 1800 to 2200 and on occasional Saturdays
The majority of coursework will be completed online and on an independent basis. This program is fast paced and requires a tremendous time commitment. Please consider your availability and study habits prior to enrollment.
Where: Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad
828 McIntire Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Thomas Jefferson EMS Council offers American Heart Association (AHA) eLearning CPR as an alternative to traditional classroom training, a great option for re-certifications or anyone needing the flexibility to complete the course on their schedule.Read More
The TJEMS Drug Box Program Best Practices relate to the use of the TJEMS Drug Box. These best practices sever to provide guidance on the acquisition, storage, usage and maintenance of the drug box system. Local pharmacies may issues policies that supersede or supplement these best practices. The success of the drug box program is based on the full understanding and support of the system by EMS providers, hospital pharmacists, Operational Medical Director and emergency department attending physicians. Please contact Thomas Jefferson EMS Council at (434) 295-6146 if you have any questions or need assistance.
The Virginia Office of EMS publishes resources on the availability of continuing education (CE) programs which can be completed online through approved third party vendors. According to OEMS polices, online CE is only accepted from the following CE vendors as they have applied for and met stringent reporting and course content requirements as set forth by OEMS. Courses completed by providers on non-approved websites will not receive credit towards their certification.Read More