Facilities Notice: Riverside Regional Medical Center Cardiac Catheterization Lab Temporary Closure - 0430 - 0600 on 4 August, 2015Facilities Notice: Riverside Regional Medical Center Cardiac Catheterization Lab Temporary Closure - 0430 - 0600 on 4 August, 2015 The RRMC Cath Lab will be closed between 0430 and 0600 on Tuesday, 4 August for installation of new equipment. No patients will be received by the lab during this period! Agency leadership, please ensure your personnel are aware and prepared to transport qualifying patients to an appropriate...
|Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad is hosting an EMT Class!|
|PEMS phone lines are down again. We will alert you on social media when they are back up again.|
|Call for Presentations
2016 Tidewater EMS & Nursing Educational Expo
The 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
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|OEMS Regulations Update: Background Checks for Jurisdictions with Ordinances
Effective 1 July, 2015.
SB 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...|
Long Term Care Preparedness Coordinator
Tidewater 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.
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|The 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.
Northumberland County Department of Emergency Services
Now Taking Applications!
Here 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...|
EMS Educator Program Coordinator
$43,667 + benefits James 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;...|
|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.|