Posts Tagged: emt

Chesapeake Beach Rescue Squad Volunteers Contribute Books To The Chesapeake Beach Civic League Little Free Library

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The Chesapeake Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad began operations in the early 1940s off Pleasure House Road in the Chesapeake Beach area of Princess Anne County. Many of the rescue squad volunteers lived and worked in the Chesapeake Beach community. The squad was and continues to be an extension of the community, helping and supporting the…

Virginia Beach Department of EMS Accepting Applications for Paramedic Positions

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The Virginia Beach Department EMS has opened the hiring process for Paramedic positions available now. It is hoped a list can also be created to fill anticipated positions in early 2019. Please note the minimum qualifications have recently been revised. Applications are being accepted until Thursday, September 6th. Complete details and qualifications may be found here. Interviews are…

VBFD Retired Career Fire Captain Mike Mullins Runs His Last Shift At Same Fire-EMS Station Where His Daughter Volunteers

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  June 30th, 2018, marked Mike Mullins last shift as a career fire captain with the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Captain Mullins began his firefighting career as a volunteer firefighter-EMT with the Davis Corner Volunteer Fire Department-Rescue Squad-Station 2, more than 40 years ago. Captain Mullins transitioned from serving as a volunteer firefighter-EMS to a career…

Congratulations VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 25 Graduates

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In June, 2018, VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 25 graduation ceremony was held at the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy. 34 new EMT students under the direction of VA Beach EMS Instruction Supervisor Karin Pettinger and VA Beach EMS Senior Paramedic Anthony Siciliano successfully completed the 16 week of emergency medical pre-hospital care course….

Creeds Volunteer Rescue Squad Awarded VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Grant To Purchase Stryker Power Load Stretcher System

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With a $24,000 grant from the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, the Creeds Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad is able to purchase & install in their ambulance, a Stryker Power Load Stretcher System. The new stretcher load system meets the most recent crash safety recommendations for SAE J3027, enhancing the safety and injury prevention to…

VA Beach EMS Volunteer Tyler Sneads Next Big Adventure-Degree In Nursing

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Two years ago, Tyler Snead heard a VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, “Lives Need Saving” radio ad offering free EMT training to qualified people willing to volunteer with the Rescue Squads of  VA Beach. At the time, Tyler had no medical background but was looking for something new to do and decided to check into what…