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Paramedic

Paramedic 1  

Required Qualifications

Education
High school diploma or general education diploma (GED)

Maine Licenses
Valid Maine driver's license (within one month of employment)
EMT-paramedic license

Certifications
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BCLS) 

Acquired within six months of employment
Ambulance Vehicles Operators Course (AVOC)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Prehospital Trauma Life support (PHTLS)
Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers (PEPP) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)

Acquired by December 31, 2006 or within three months of employment
FEMA IS-700: NIMS, An Introduction 
FEMA ICS-100: Introduction to ICS
Hazardous Materials Awareness
Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness
Maine EMS Paramedic Interfacility Transport Program

Preferred Qualifications
A.S. Emergency Medical Technology 
Computer literate in MicroSoft applications
Knowledge of process improvement 


Paramedic 2 (CCEMT-P)

Education
High school diploma or general education diploma (GED)

Maine Licenses
Valid Maine Driver's License (Within one month of employment)
EMT-Paramedic License

Certifications
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BCLS)
Maine EMS Paramedic Interfacility Transport Program
Critical Care Transport Team Paramedic 
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers (PEPP) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Acquired within six months of employment
Ambulance Vehicles Operators Course (AVOC)
Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)

Acquired by December 31, 2006 or within three months of employment
FEMA IS-700: NIMS, An Introduction 
FEMA ICS-100: Introduction to ICS
Hazardous Materials Awareness
Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness

Preferred Qualifications
A.S. Emergency Medical Technology 
Computer literate in MicroSoft applications 
Knowledge of process improvement