June 25, 2002 – The V.I. Office of Emergency Medical Services as accepting applications for an Emergency Medical Technician Basic Training course which will be taught for the St. Thomas-St. John district starting in July.
Applicants must be 18 years of age upon completion of the program, have a high school diploma or equivalency, have not been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony, and must have a valid V.I. driver's license. Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of an EMT-B, which includes being able to lift and carry 100 pounds.
Applications are available in the EMS office, 2nd floor of the Roy L. Schneider Hospital. Applications must be submitted with a copy of high school or college diploma, two letters of reference, a police record, and a driver's record.
All applicants will be required, as part of the screening process, to complete a CPR healthcare provider course.
Classes will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The starting date will be announced shortly, but the course will commence in late July and will last approximately four months. The course fee is $350, which includes textbook, workbook and training materials.
For more information call 776-8311 ext. 2008, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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