Paramedic - Field Training Officer (FTO)
This position will execute day-to-day operations of an MICU as an In-Charge Paramedic (PII). This position will be responsible for field training for all levels of EMS credentialing, (up to PII level) of organizational employees. The ideal candidate can work cohesively with other FTO's in the successful training and developement of EMS field staff.
Fire Fighter Contreras Awarded Firefighter of the Year
Firefighter Rigo Contreras was recently awarded the Atascocita Firefighter of the Year award at the Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce Hero’s Luncheon. Firefighter Contreras was running in the Chevron Houston Marathon when a runner in front of him collapsed.
AVFD Deploys LUCAS CPR Device
The Atascocita Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) has deployed the LUCAS CPR Device on all of the department’s ambulances. The LUCAS Device, made by Physio Control, is designed to provide constant and consistent chest compressions during cardiac arrest. The device allows the paramedics to focus on other critical and life saving interventions, while providing quality CPR.