Health Technician (Paramedic) Job in Yazoo City, Mississippi – Department of Justice



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Justice. The opening is for a Health Technician (Paramedic) in Yazoo City, Mississippi Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Health Technician (Paramedic) – Yazoo City, Mississippi
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 302258
Start Date: 08/03/2020
End Date: 08/17/2020

Qualification Summary
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements: Education: Two full years of graduate education or a master’s degree. Graduate level education must be directly related to the work of the position. OR Experience: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in the federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be filled. Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Experience in obtaining patient vital signs and performing venipuncture and initiating intravenous (IV) and/or intraosseous(IO) therapy.
Experience using various types of medical emergency equipment such as electrocardiogram (EKG), telemetry/defibrillator, suction, etc.
Experience determining the basic causes and medical implications of closed and open soft tissue wounds and stabilizing patients as established by protocols. OR Combination of Education and Experience: Combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience. This graduate level education courses must be directly related to the work of the position. This experience must have equipped you with the particular qualifications set to perform the major duties of this position as described above. AND Selective Placement Factor: Applicants applying for this position MUST also possess the following Selective Factor. In the event you do not possess the Selective Factor, you will be found ineligible for the position. Applicant must satisfy at least one of the following conditions: Applicant must have a current, active, and unrestricted certification as a National Registry Paramedic (NRP); OR Applicant must have a current, active state Paramedic license in the state of the position being applied for. If in possession of ONLY a state Paramedic license, the applicant MUST be able to obtain National Registry Paramedic (NRP) certification within six months of hire. After obtaining the NRP certification, a state license is no longer required. NOTE: ALL applicants MUST submit proof of a NRP certification or Paramedic license at the time they apply. If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities. **Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**

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