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Mathews EMT Class

Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad is hosting an EMT Class!
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PEMS Phones are down

PEMS phone lines are down again. We will alert you on social media when they are back up again.
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Call for Presentations 2016 Tidewater EMS & Nursing Educational Expo

Call for Presentations 2016 Tidewater EMS & Nursing Educational Expo Progressive Graphics TEMSThe Call for Presentations for 2016 Tidewater EMS & Nursing Educational Expo scheduled for March 17-20, 2016 are now OPEN! Click the following link: http://goo.gl/YR5jQ8   We Are PEMS!
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OEMS Regulations Update: Background Checks for Jurisdictions with Ordinances

OEMS Regulations Update: Background Checks for Jurisdictions with Ordinances Effective 1 July, 2015.   altSB 997 of the 2014 General Assembly amended the Code of Virginia regarding the conducting of background checks of EMS agency affiliation.  The legislation, as well as the established policy and agency templates, can be found at the following link, http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/OEMS/Agency/RegCompliance/CriminalHistoryRecord.htm. This policy is effective July 1, 2015.   Those jurisdictions with any additional...
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Job Opportunity: New Kent Fire-Rescue Firefighter/Medic

Job Opportunity: New Kent Fire-Rescue Firefighter/Medic altNew Kent Fire-Rescue is advertising for the position of full time firefighter/medic.  Applications are being accepted for this position open until 5:00 pm on July 31, 2015. If you would like more details regarding the opening, please clink the link below:    http://www.vafire.com/jobs/fire_service.htm#104   We Are PEMS!
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Job Opportunity: Long Term Care Preparedness Coordinator

Job Opportunity: Long Term Care Preparedness Coordinator   altTidewater EMS Council, Inc. and Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Long Term Care Preparedness Coordinator.  Position and application information are available here! This position will remain posted until filled, but preference will be given to applications received by August 8, 2015.   We Are PEMS!
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New Stroke Checklists Are Now Available!

checklistThe PEMS Stroke Task Force has facilitated printing and distribution of an initial batch of duplicate Stroke Checklists to be used in accordance to the 2015 PEMS Regional Patient Care Protocols, Policies & Procedures. The duplicate Stroke Checklist forms are now available at the EMS rooms at each hospital. Agencies should pick up a working supply of the forms and restock your units as necessary. To...
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Job Opportunity: Northumberland DES

Job Opportunity: Northumberland County Department of Emergency Services Now Taking Applications! altHere is your opportunity to be one of the first employees of the Northumberland Department of Emergency Services.  This department has only been in existence since November 2014 and is now hiring its first field providers.  Here is what you will do: Respond to emergency medical calls from one of three rescue squads Assist with teaching first aid, CPR...
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Job Opportunity: EMS Educator Program Coordinator

Job Opportunity: EMS Educator Program Coordinator $43,667 + benefits altJames City County Fire Department is seeking an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education Program Coordinator to teach and coordinate EMS education programs, create and present lesson plans, test the development of critical thinking, and ensure skill competencies of students. Responsibilities:  develops comprehensive certificate programs for emergency services fields; organizes, builds, and directs EMS clinical and internship education component;...
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2015 PEMS Award Winners Announced

Peninsulas EMS Council, Inc., held its second annual EMS Day at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA on May 23. This family friendly event allows EMS providers to spend some well deserved time with their friends and family at the local amusement park.
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