Posts Categorized: Frequently Asked Questions

VA Beach EMS Announced Promotion of Career Paramedic Nick DiCaprio to VA Beach EMS Captain

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Nick DiCaprio obtained his Emergency Medical Technician-National Registry from Tidewater Community College in 2006 and  soon began volunteering with the VA Beach Department of EMS. In addition to responding to 911 EMS calls for help as an attendant in charge on an ambulance, Nick became an active member with the Search & Rescue/Bike Team. Over…

Be Prepared-Sign Up Today For The September Free “Hands Only CPR Training Class” Offered By The VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad

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  People having an out of hospital,  “Sudden Cardiac Arrest” event will die from it often within minutes unless rapid intervention in the form of CPR followed by the application of an AED is administered. You can help someone in sudden cardiac arrest survive through 3 steps. 1. Dial 911 immediately. 2. Push hard and fast on the…

Norwood Volunteers with the VA Beach Rescue Squad & Bridgwater Squad While Attending James Madison University

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It’s not unusual to find Virginia Beach EMS college/university student volunteer EMTs & Medics running rescue with a local squad in their college/university town area. When JMU student Norwood Burdett is home in Virginia Beach, he volunteers with the VA Beach Rescue Squad, station 8/14. When Norwood returns to classes at James Madison University, you…

VA Beach EMS Accepting Applications For EMS Public Safety Analyst

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Public Safety Analyst II Requisition ID: 22522 Working Title: EMS Public Safety Analyst Department/Division: Emergency Medical Services – Regulation and Enforcement Pay Range: A.10, $52,811.20 – $81,078.40 Starting Salary: Minimum of the Pay Range Job Type: Full Time Part Time Hours/Wk: Work Schedule: 40 hours/wk, 8am-5pm, M-F, with occasional night/weekend Work Location: Emergency Medical Services –…