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Medical First Responder
Location:Powers Bluff Park
FT/PT:Casual - up to 1,200 hrs/year
Deadline to apply:12/13/2021
Hiring Range:$15/hr
  
Job Responsibilities:
GENERAL FUNCTION
The First Responder is on duty during the Powers Bluff Park winter sports operations and responds to emergency medical services.

SUPERVISES

Occasionally directs other employees assisting with emergency rescue procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES
A.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. As necessary, administer emergency action principals for basic first aid procedures.
2. Contact any additional medical services needed.
3. Complete department accident and injury report forms.
4. Responsible to know and practice the Safety policies of the County.  Perform all job tasks in a safe and prescribed manner.

B. OTHER JOB DUTIES

1. Inventory and determine needed first aid supplies.
2. Prepare and set up emergency supplies and equipment needed.
3. Other duties as may be assigned.
 
Job Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, QUALIFICATIONS
Four years of high school, or an equivalent amount of training and experience is required. Medical First Responder/Basic Life Support Certificate minimum. EMT preferred. Basic everyday living skills are needed, as is the ability to develop and maintain an effective working relationship with the general public and department support staff. Reading, writing, adding, and subtracting skills are necessary to maintain accurate records and prepare reports. Knowledge of outdoor emergency medical services related to ski hill runs, tube slide runs, and ski trail injuries is required.

Basic equipment used:  snowmobile rescue sled, general first aid equipment, and patient lifting devices.