The Meskwaki Nation Emergency Medical Services will be offering EMT Certification Classes to interested persons who meet listed requirements.
Evening classes begin on Monday, September 16, 2019.
*Class openings are limited!
Please schedule an interview if interested. Contact information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com, or you may leave a voicemail with Shawn at (641) 484-1630.
Interview Dates: TUESDAY, AUGUST 20th and TUESDAY AUGUST 27th from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Casino.
The goal of MN EMS is to add dedicated, professional, committed and caring people to our volunteer MNEMS responder group.
- ALL Meskwaki citizens and descendants are eligible to apply
- Prefer – Proficiency in communicating in the Meskwaki Native language
- Must be 18 years of age when applying for the national and state EMT certifying license following successful course completion.
- Must submit proof of high school graduation or GED
- Provide a copy of childhood immunizations that include 2 TB (Tuberculosis) tests, Hepatitis B immunization or immunity, annual influenza vaccination or documentation of medical refusal. Two -MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), Varicella (Chicken Pox) and Pertussis vaccinations.
- Include a cover letter and resume.
- Have a valid driver’s license and be eligible for the Tribe’s vehicle insurance
- Must agree to a background check.
- Documentation of a physical in the last year.
- Current certification in CPR – Basic Life Support (free two hour classes available through MBCH, Shawn Card Lead EMT/CPR instructor
- Residency requirements will be discussed during the interview
- Classroom duration is approximately 20 weeks – plan on a minimum of six months participation.
- Two evening classes will be held each week on Monday and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm held at MBCH. *Extra classes will be scheduled as needed for skills practice and proficiency.
- Attendance is critical
- Instructor: Dustin Draisey, BA, NRP, CCP with Mary Greely Mobile Intensive Care Services.
- Following successful completion of classroom hours, Clinical Rotations will be scheduled at pre-approved medical sites.
- Rotations through an Emergency Department and a transporting area ambulance service are required to obtain patient contact hours prior to final EMT testing and certification.
- More detailed information will be shared during the interview process and during class.