We have refill supplies for any agency that has stop the bleed kits. Contact the council if you need some supplies.
Labor Day Weekend is upon us! We will be closed Monday, September 2, 2019. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! Office hours will resume Tuesday, September 3rd!
Type: Full Time and/or Part Time
Posted Date: 8/20/2019
Deadline to Apply: Until Filled
Wintergreen Fire and Rescue is seeking motivated candidates to join our high performance team in the position of Firefighter/ALS. Wintergreen Fire and Rescue is a dynamic organization that strives to provide the best EMS and fire services to the community of Wintergreen Resort and Nelson County. We are a unique, small Department that has the honor of protecting one of the largest property owner associations in Virginia. We pride ourselves on providing the best customer service experience possible to our clients. Come join our team!
Candidates must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, high school diploma (or equivalent) and must be nineteen (19) years of age or older. Certifications Required Upon Employment: Virginia AEMT or higher (NRP is preferred), ACLS, PALS, EVOC Class 3, and Commonwealth of Virginia Fire Fighter II.
Candidates will provide emergency medical care, respond to fire alarms and other emergencies as required; extinguish fires and protect life and property against the hazards of fire; exercise prudent use, care and maintenance of fire/rescue apparatus and property; and operate fire/rescue apparatus. Will perform other related work as required/assigned. Candidates will work a 24/48 schedule.
All candidates are required to successfully complete the Wintergreen Fire and Rescue PAT within the first year of hire and will be tested every six (6) months thereafter. For more information and details on the PAT and position requirements, refer to our website; https://www.wtgfireresq.org/careers.
Interested applicants should submit your resume and cover letter with three references to Mike Riddle, Chief of EMS Operations via email at email@example.com.
Life Support Learning Center
The GEMS course is an innovative, comprehensive, and highly interactive 1-day course for both BLS and ALS providers with: Case-based lectures, Live action video, Hands-on skill stations. and Small group scenarios.
The class is being offered through LSLC
Class is September 4, 2019
Cost: $90.00 (for EMS)
Class is located 1222 JPA 5th floor, Charlottesville VA UVA Prehospital /Life Support Learning Center
Registration is now open. For more informtion:
Alice Offield 434-982-1766 AO4F@ virginia.edu
Stephanie Black 434-924-1765 SCB9X@ virginia.edu
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The Office of EMS, CHaTR Division has partnered with the Office of Health Equity to offer a MIH/CP summit August 16, 2019 in Charlottesville. Registration is free to attend. This is a one day educational event focusing on Mobile Integrated Healthcare (MIH) efforts across the country and here in Virginia. We look forward to seeing you!
Regional Providers: The Ancef study is still ongoing. Remember that if you have open skin in the vicinity of any suspected fracture, to administer Ancef. You can find the guideline at: http://www.tjems.org/2017-guidelines
Due to national shortages, TJEMS providers will notice a decrease in the supply of Magnesium Sulfate from four 1 Gram vials, to two 1 gram vials, effective immediately.
The only change will be that a pre mix will be in the box. All vials of Amio that were always there will still be there. This change will occur over time. So, for a while you may see no changes.
There are occasions where non-transport of a patient after ALS treatment has begun occurs. This document serves as a best practice advisory. It does not, nor is it intended as medical direction, or to replace the authority of any medical director to create guidelines for clinical practice within his/her agency. It is strongly encouraged that each agency and its respective medical director should create a specific directive with respect to how these situations are to be handled.
It is considered that situations that result in non-transport pose a higher medical and legal risk to both the provider and patient. However, patients with capacity have the right to determine their medical treatment. This includes procedures, medication administration, and transport. The patient may choose to consent to all, some, or none of these options.
Should a situation arise where non-transport after beginning ALS treatment arises, it is recommended that online medical control be contacted as part of the decision process. Providers should refer to the specific expectations laid out by their respective medical directors.
There is currently a shortage of D50 in our region, so both UVA and SMJH will be stocking ONE D50 in their drug boxes until line of supply improves. Boxes affected will be labeled on top (like the Atropine, Epi and Dopamine changes before). Please be aware of these changes as they are going into effect immediately.
If there are questions, please contact TJEMS at 434-295-6146.
The Virginia Office of EMS (OEMS) recently updated its policy regarding Patient Care Reports (PCR) and data submission requirements. The revised agency policy regarding the completion of a PCR for Virginia EMS agencies is effective July 1, 2017, and remains in effect until acted on by the OEMS. This policy applies to all categories of Virginia EMS agencies (911, non-emergency, ground, air, etc.)
Please review this updated policy at: Patient Care Report Documentation and Data Submission.
For more information or questions about this revised policy, please contact Regulation and Compliance Manager Michael Berg at Michael.Berg@vdh.virginia.gov or 804-888-9131.