Ways to Get Involved

DriverAMBULANCE DRIVER

As part of the EMS team, you will be trained in vehicle and related radio operations.  Responsibilities include assisting EMR’s and EMT’s in patient preparation and transport to the appropriate medical facility.  SVAS membership plus initial  CPR/AED/First Aid; Hazmat; and Blood borne/Airborne  Pathogen Training required.  Minimum age 21 with 5 years clean driving record, passing of physical and passing of classroom and on-road course training required.  You will be encouraged to achieve EMR status.

 

 

EMREmergency Medical Responder (EMR)

You will be trained as a prehospital care provider with the basic level of certification.  SVAS membership plus passing of State EMR course, plus State written and practical tests required.  State EMR course offered locally when possible.

 

 

 

 

EMTEmergency Medical Technician (EMT B)

You will be trained and certified to  appraise and initiate the administration of emergency care for victims of trauma or acute illness before or  during transport of the victims to the appropriate medical facility via vehicle or aircraft.  SVAS membership plus passing of national EMT course, plus national written and practical tests required.  National EMT course offered locally when possible.

 

 

 

RescueRESCUE

You will be trained in rescue on-scene operations including extrication of victims from motor vehicles, and participation in trail and other search and rescue operations.  SVAS membership plus ambulance driver qualification plus additional Rescue training required. You will be encouraged to achieve EMR status.


 

 

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