EMS – FTO-Paramedic

Laurens County EMS is currently seeking Paramedics to become part of our outstanding EMS service. If you have been looking for a service that is team-oriented, patient care focused, and is becoming an example for others to follow, we have a few positions for you.

Position:       Field Training Officer / Paramedic

Vacancies:   2

Closing:        Open Until Filled

Est. Salary:  $45k/yearly

Schedule:     24/48-hour shift

The individual selected for the position will function as the lead medical staff for shift specific field operations and training while providing emergency, pre-hospital care, and transportation to the critically injured or ill within the parameters of the license/certification.  Additionally, it provides training of new employees and other assigned administrative duties pertaining to the efficient function of the department.

Minimum training and experience: High school diploma or equivalent with three years experience as a Paramedic within a high-volume ALS system preferred. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a valid South Carolina driver’s license, SC Paramedic certification or qualify for reciprocity, BLS, ACLS, and PALS provider certifications and be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. The selected individual must have or be able to obtain PHTLS/BTLS provider, AHA/ASHI instructor credentials, and CEVO certification within 6 months of employment.

Applicant Instructions and Resources

All interested persons may apply by mail with Laurens County Human Resources, P.O. Box 445, Laurens, SC 29360. Please include any pertinent medical/trauma related certifications and/or instructor certifications with your application for consideration.  Resumes and cover letters are required if applying for Lieutenant but will not be accepted as a replacement for an application.

Interested individuals are encouraged to call 864-984-1574 or 864-984-0577, or email the EMS Director mpennington@co.laurens.sc.us or the Deputy Director kuldrick@co.laurens.sc.us for any questions or for additional information.