Posts Tagged: Virginia Fire Programs

New Virginia Beach Computer Aided Dispatch System Adds An Ambulance To Initial Structure Fire Assignment

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With the implementation of the new Virginia Beach Communications-Computer Aided Dispatch system, the VA Beach Department of EMS & VA Beach Fire Department decided to add an ambulance to the initial fire dispatch assignment to all structure fires in Virginia Beach. This change took place on February 27th, 2018. Previously, an ambulance was dispatched to structure fires…

Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew Appointed Virginia Beach EMS Volunteer Assistant Chief

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS announced that Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew is hereby appointed to the position of  Volunteer Assistant for the Virginia Beach Department of EMS. Chief Nick Askew has served as a member of the Virginia Beach EMS system for over 12 years and has served as the Squad Commander of the…

Virginia Beach EMS New “All Terrain” Medic Cart 15 Ready to Cover Special Events

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS recently added a fully enclosed medic cart to supplement the 4 open designed medic carts run by the volunteer rescue squads. Cart 15 has a fully enclosed patient treatment area along with the driver/attendant cab and is  air conditioned-heated. Cart 15 can travel off road on the sand as well…

Congratulations Susan Palmer-VA Beach EMS Career Paramedic

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Recently the VA Beach Department of EMS announced that Susan Palmer has been hired as a career paramedic for the City of Virginia Beach. Susan Palmer has served with the VA Beach Department of EMS for over 15 years in an administrative capacity beginning in 2001 at the EMS Training Center. In 2005, Susan transitioned to…

Virginia Beach Department of EMS Accepting Applications for Paramedic

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City of Virginia Beach hiring PARAMEDICS The Department of Emergency Medical Services will be hiring multiple medics to start September 2017   If you meet the minimum qualifications, (or know someone who does), follow the link for complete details and the application.   All applications are submitted to VB Human Resources online.  Please take note of the special highlighted…

Sign Up for the VA FIRE-EMS Recruitment Retention Network February 23rd Meeting

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Trending Training Efforts for Fire and EMS and using these trends for Recruitment and Retention Panel discussion with members from around the Commonwealth!  Time Sharing–what is your agency doing that you would want to share with other agencies around the Commonwealth? Join us on Thursday, February 23rd – 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Virginia Beach Volunteer…