Archive for April, 2019

VITAL LINK EMS- FULL TIME PARAMEDIC POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Vital Link EMS is a private, non-profit, public benefit corporation that provides emergency, non-emergency, and disaster response services to Independence, Izard, Stone, and northern Cleburne counties in north central Arkansas. Vital Link has been in operation since 1983 and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services since 2003. Vital Link has a competitive salary and benefits package.
The Paramedic will Restore and Promote patients health by administering life support and transport the sick and injured persons in the out-of-hospital setting as authorized by established medical protocol or physician; activating and collaborating with the emergency medical system multidisciplinary team; meeting CAAS accreditation standards; and working to assure the accomplishment of Vital Link goals. The Paramedic shifts will mainly be 48 hours on and 96 hours off.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
– High School or equivalency diploma.
– Arkansas Paramedic License; Nationally Registered Paramedic preferred.
– Current CPR and ACLS certification with the American Heart Association.
– Valid Arkansas Driver’s License.
– Motor Vehicle Operators record which complies with Vital Link standards.
– Must be 19 years of age.
– Demonstrated ability in teamwork, communication, writing, and relating skills

Go to www.vitallinkems.org to download application.
Submit applications to lgalligher@vitallinkems.org or mail applications to 1033 EMS
Drive, Batesville, AR. 72501.

Baxter Regional Medical Center Paramedic Job Opening EMT-P / $1,500 Per Two (2) Year Sign On Bonus Available!*

BRMC, located in Mountain Home AR, in the beautiful Twin Lakes Region of the Ozarks, is a 268 all private bed facility.  As the largest employer in Baxter County it has over 1700 employees.  As the region’s premier healthcare facility, the most advanced technology is utilized, such as the state’s first 3-D Mammogram, the nation’s first 3-D Mobile Mammography Unit, superD Navigation System and da Vinci Surgical System, as well as 3T Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Do you have a strong sense of empathy and compassion? Are you an excellent listener and communicator?  Are you passionate about giving safe, quality care to every patient every time?  Do you enjoy being challenged and working within a team environment that promotes individual professional growth?  If you answered “Yes” to the questions above, we would like to talk to you about our rewarding emergency medical technician opportunities!
In this position you must demonstrate knowledge of Basic and Advanced Life Support Theory and skills as it relates to our clinical area. Must also be knowledgeable in the use of all equipment utilized in the department, as well as demonstrate proficiency in practical skills such as, but not limited to, medication administration, intubation, EKG monitoring/interpretation and establishing IV access. Knowldege in the Theory and Practice of E.M.S. operations is a must, as is familiarity with standard protocols and continually maintain a professional working relationship with ER staff, physicians, EMT’s and dispatchers.
Requirements:
  • Current Arkansas EMT-P certification.
  • Current ACLS and BCLS certified.
  • Approximately 1500 hours previous experience as an EMT-A or EMT-P.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Current Arkansas drivers license  Record must meet and maintain all requirements set forth by the hospital insurance carrier.

 

Previous experience preferred but not required.
Schedule:  24 Hour Shifts
Safety Sensitive Designation:
This position is deemed safety sensitive in accordance with Arkansas Act 593 governing Medical Marijuana. 

BRMC offers competitive wages and an extensive benefits package:  medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term insurances, as well as a retirement plan and numerous other advantages. https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/baxter#/job/1547

624 Hospital Drive,
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 508-1000

Brian Dodd Moore EMT# 22469

Brian Dodd Moore age 77, of Fairfield Bay, AR died on March 20, 2019. He was born in Saint Louis, Missouri on August 29, 1941 to Douglas and Rose (Dodd) Moore. After graduating high school Brian attended the University of Missouri in 1963, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Soon after graduation he was drafted into the Army and served two years in Vietnam, as a Personnel Specialist. Brian went to work for McDonald Douglas in St Louis, Missouri as a purchasing agent for 28 years before attending Lindenwood University, in Saint Charles, Missouri to receive a Master’s in Business Administration. He spent ten years as a college professor at Columbia College in St Louis, Missouri.

He retired to Fairfield Bay, AR in 2001. The lake was his playground. He loved to water ski and would teach anyone who was willing to learn. Brian was invited to join the volunteer ambulance service in Fairfield Bay where he soon became an EMT and served as Captain eight of his twelve years. He loved serving his community and being a former member of the Lion’s Club and Rotary. Brian was elected to serve two terms on the Community Club Board of Directors, where he served as Treasurer. Brian was a member of SASS and competed in Cowboy shooting for six years at Outlaw Camp in Heber Springs, Arkansas. He also competed in Regional and State Championships. Brian enjoyed being a part of Dining Dozen, traveling to Treasure Lake Resort in Branson to camp, playing miniature golf, going to Destin, Florida, playing cards and spending time with his extended family from Velvet Ridge and Texas. He was a member of Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church where he was Secretary for the Kirk’s Men Club.

Brian is survived by his wife, Rebecca, they were the first couple married at the Conference Center on November 5, 2013, by Paul Wellenberger, her children, Kenn (Tonya) Robert (Chana) Chris (Amy) and Chad (Michelle) Hanle and grandchildren, Ashlan, Ian, Lilli, Ethan, Ramsey, Finn, Aspen, Tristan, Sydney, Gunnar, Devyn, Destinee, Payton, Faith, Justin, Jessie and great grandchildren, Kealee, Adalyn, Avery and Harper. Brian is survived by his daughter, Kim Danaher (Lenny) from his marriage to his first love Karen, who died young from breast cancer and their children, Amy, Sean and Evan. He was super proud of his grandchildren and their accomplishments. Amy was the fourth generation to graduate from Mizzou and is now a school teacher in Missouri. Sean graduates as a meteorologist from Mizzou in May. He always bragged about Evan, who became an Eagle Scout at age fifteen.

Please join us in celebrating his life on April 6, 2019 at Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church in Fairfield Bay, Arkansas at 3 p.m.

 

Arthur Evans Jr. Retired Lieutenant Firefighter/Paramedic (EMT# Not Available)

 

January 9, 1946 – April 1, 2019

Arthur Evans Jr., 73, of Cabot, passed away on April 1, 2019. He was born on January 9, 1946 to Arthur Sr and Edith Evans.

Junior was a Vietnam Army Veteran and retired from the Jacksonville Fire Department after 34 years of service. He was a charter member of Lifeline Fellowship Church in Austin. Junior enjoyed working on small engines, fishing and collecting coins and relics.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Junior is survived by his wife, Joyce Evans; one son, Mark Evans (Kerri); three grandchildren, Hunter Evans, Bailee Evans-Stewart (Tom), and Brianna Evans; one great grandson, Noah Stewart; one brother, Robin Anthony Evans; and several other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 2-4PM at Roller-Owens Funeral Home, 5509 JFK, and North Little Rock.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 2PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Evans Family Cemetery in Cabot

2019 EMS Week Parade of Lights