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URGENT - Security Emergency Medical Technicians

Company: Sanford Federal
Location: Washington
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

SANFORD is currently seeking qualified Security Emergency Medical Technicians.

Period of Performance:

Job shall start immediately

Description of work:
Performance Requirements

SPOs (EMT), under the direction of the Shift Supervisor, shall be responsible for ensuring that their Post are manned.
Emergency Performance Requirements for Ill and/or Injured Staff, Patrons and Visitors

SPOs (EMT) shall respond to emergency calls for aid to ill and/or injured staff, patrons, and visitors. They shall determine the nature and extent of an illness or injury and shall establish prioritization for required emergency care. Based upon their assessment findings, SPOs (EMT) shall provide efficient and immediate emergency care to adult, infant, and child medical and/or trauma patients. If they determine that a patient needs additional medical care beyond that which they can provide, they shall request transport to a medical facility as necessary and remain with the patient until relieved by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel. The EMT will reassure patients by working in a confident, efficient manner, and avoid mishandling and undue haste while working expeditiously to accomplish the task.
Emergency care may include, but is not limited to:
Opening and maintaining an airway
Oxygenation and ventilating of patients
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including the use of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs)
Provide pre-hospital emergency medical care of simple and multiple system trauma, such as:
o Controlling hemorrhage
o Treatment of shock
o Bandaging wounds
o Immobilization of painful, swollen, or deformed extremities
Medical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
o Assisting in childbirth
o Management of respiratory, cardiac, diabetic, allergic, behavioral, and environmental emergencies; suspected poisonings
o Searches for medical identification emblem as a clue in providing emergency care.
Additional care is provided based upon assessment of a patient and obtaining historical information. These interventions include, but are not limited to:
o Assisting patients with prescribed medications, including sublingual nitroglycerin, epinephrine auto-injectors and hand-held aerosol inhalers
o Administration of oxygen, oral glucose, and activated charcoal

Where a patient must be extricated from entrapment, SPOs (EMT) shall assess the extent of the injury and shall give all possible emergency care and protection to the entrapped patient. They shall use prescribed techniques and appliances for safely removing the patient. SPOs (EMT) shall keep the SOC informed of actions taken and shall request additional help or special rescue services if needed. After extrication, they shall provide care in triaging the injured in accordance with standard emergency procedures.

SPOs (EMT) shall report directly to any arriving EMS unit regarding the nature and extent of illness and/or injury and identify assessment findings, observations, and emergency medical care rendered to the patient at the scene for purposes of records and diagnostics.
SPOs (EMT) shall comply with DC regulations on the handling of any deceased patient, shall notify appropriate authorities, and shall arrange for protection of property and evidence at the scene.

SPOs (EMT) shall perform the duties and shall have specific responsibilities which are documented for each Post in Government provided Post Orders. They shall be thoroughly familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the Post to which they are assigned. They shall remain vigilant throughout their shift period, not engaging in or being distracted by activities that might have an impact on their situation awareness.

SPOs (EMT) shall leave their Posts after having been relieved by an authorized relief SPO or when so directed by the COR or Director of Security.

SPOs (EMT) shall maintain communications with their Shift Supervisor and the SOC throughout the period of their shift. They shall immediately notify their Shift Supervisor and the SOC of any incident that occurs within their Post area or to which they respond and shall request support if necessary.


SPECIAL POLICE OFFICER (UNARMED), SPOs (EMT) shall have a minimum of one year experience as a National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certified EMT and one year experience in Security/law enforcement.

SPOs (EMT) shall carry and maintain a current SPO license issued by the DC MPD SOMB. SPOs (EMT) shall also carry and maintain a NREMT EMT Certification and an American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider CPR Certification (or equivalent). SPOs (EMT) shall carry a current Advanced First Aid card issued by the American Red Cross or equivalent.
A DC licensed Physician Medical Director, under contract to the Contractor, shall be responsible for developing patient treatment protocols, directing a quality monitoring program, and overseeing the medical care provided by the EMT SPOs.
SPOs (EMT) shall be articulate and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
SPOs (EMT) shall be correctly attired in uniform, groomed, and equipped.

Typical Duties
A. SPOs will be required to perform a variety of security related duties depending on the type of posts to which they are assigned. Each SPO post will have a Security Officer Post Assignment Record (Post Orders) and an Officers Log Book.
B. SPOs must be thoroughly familiar with the Post Orders at all posts where they are assigned to work. Under no circumstances should any SPO neglect their assigned duties in order to familiarize him/herself with Post Orders.
C. SPO post assignments may include, but are not limited to the following duties and responsibilities:
1. Access Control
2. Package Screening (X-Ray Machine)
3. Personnel screening (Hand Wands / Magnetometers)
4. Traffic Control
5. Visitor processing
6. Vehicle inspection
7. Communications and dispatching
8. Patrol Operations
9. Emergency and event response

SPOs should be familiar with the area of their posts. Off-going officers should provide a brief to on-coming guards of the events and occurrences that have recently happened and continuing, or are anticipated for the post.

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