VOLUNTEER - COME JOIN PGFARS

What Do EMTs Do:

  • Respond to 911 calls for emergency medical assistance, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or bandaging a wound

  • Assess a patient’s condition and determine a course of treatment

  • Provide first-aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured patients

  • Transport patients safely in an ambulance

  • Transfer patients to the emergency department of a hospital or other healthcare facility

  • Report their observations and treatment to physicians, nurses, or other healthcare facility staff

  • Document medical care given to patients

  • Inventory, replace, and clean supplies and equipment after use

Training:

  • All members are trained to the following standards, and all training is provided to Squad Members at no charge.

  • The first training a member receives is Professional CPR and basic first aid.

  • EMT Class: State approved course, training personnel at the Basic Life Support level. Programs at the EMT level include instruction in assessing patients’ conditions, dealing with trauma and cardiac emergencies, clearing obstructed airways, using field equipment, and handling emergencies. Formal courses include about 150 hours of specialized instruction, and some instruction may take place in a hospital or ambulance setting. Courses are held throughout the year, at numerous locations around the area. As a result, most members are able to find a course that works well with their existing schedule.

Applicants Must Meet The Following:

  • Minimum age for Cadet Membership: 16 Years Old  

  • Minimum age for Full Active Membership: 18 Years Old 

  • Complete a CPR Course

Upon completion of a squad membership application and meeting with the line officers, perspective members will be scheduled a CPR class and set for the next available EMT course.

Email or Call to set up a meeting, ask questions, and receive an application for membership. 

pg51rescue@hotmail.com

(908)234-0253