CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

6B30
FIRE SERVICE PARAMEDIC EXPOSURE CONTROL OFFICER


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is emergency medical services work as the staff technical expert in the operations and administration of an exposure control program for Fire Service Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians in the Fire Department. The employee has command responsibility for paramedics and emergency response employees at the scene of infectious control incidents. The employee in this class responds to emergency fire and medical scenes where Fire Service Paramedics and Firefighters have suffered potential exposures to infectious disease, investigates and evaluates the exposure incident, directs the appropriate actions and monitors all follow-up treatment based on applicable departmental regulations and protocols and Federal, State and local laws and regulations. As a significant aspect of this work, the incumbent develops and updates the department's exposure control plan and pertinent procedural directives and infection control protocols to insure compliance with all applicable Federal regulations and guidelines and State Law.

Work is performed under the general supervision of an administrative superior.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 1/02.)

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES


PAY RANGE: 307

Class Established:
CSC: 9/01, Ad Board: 1/02

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 6B30