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Rekindle Christmas spirit

...why I was there, and he immediately went to the man, helped him and called for medical assistance. An emergency medical technician and a firefighter came out of the fire station and started to treat his injury. At that point I saw that I could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-30/rekindle-christmas-spiri
Coroner's office seeks smooth running after overhaul

...where property is found. Any items taken back to the office must be handed over by a deputy sheriff, an emergency medical technician or a family member.Someone must then sign off on the receipt, which is again signed by another person before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-09/coroners-office-seeks-smooth
'Keying mistake' leads to overpaid firefighters in Augusta

...staffer was manually inputting an overtime calculation for firefighters who are certified as paramedics or emergency medical technicians."It was a mistake, just like any other," she said. "It was a keying mistake that was made."Firefighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-03/keying-mistake-leads-ove
Lawsuit filed over city's overtime pay calculation for firefighter

...2010, the fire department has required firefighters to obtain certification as either a paramedic or an emergency medical technician, and the city pays a stipend of $1,800 or $1,200, respectively, each year.Morris contends the city has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-10/lawsuit-filed-over-cit
Attacks on health-care workers, nurses, doctors spark alarm

ATLANTA -- Nurses, doctors, emergency medical technicians and other health-care workers get punched, bit and slammed into walls while doing their jobs, and a legislative panel is considering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-19/attacks-nurses-others-
Commission approves fire department salary increase

...to James' proposal, it costs about $23,000 to train new recruits to be certified firefighters and emergency medical technicians. A class of 25 new recruits could cost as much as $575,000.Commissioner Bill Fen noy suggested the department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-05/commission-approves-fire
Augusta Fire Department chief submits salary proposal to public safety committee

...spokeswoman Dee Griffin said.It costs about $23,000 to train new recruits to be certified firefighters and emergency medical technicians. A class of 25 new recruits could cost as much as $575,000 to train.Once those firefighters make their way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-25/augusta-fire-department-
Pedestrian struck on Gordon Highway late Friday

...Highway at Old Savannah Road, Richmond County dispatch said.Richmond County sheriff's deputies and emergency medical technicians were called to the scene near the Harvest Table Buffet about 9:45 p.m.The victim, who has not been identified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-28/pedestrian-struck-gord
Employers seek workers with skills

...executive.Isaac Kelly, a staffing specialist at Augusta Staffing Associates, said machine operators, electronic medical technicians and engineers are in high demand."Electronic records technicians, as soon as they come out of school, they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-28/employees-sought-skill-set
Citizens can lobby legislators successfully

...emergency room because they were afraid of getting arrested, which was ultimately the case. When the emergency-medical technicians arrived, they could have saved him had they carried and been authorized to use a powerful antidote called naloxone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-23/citizens-can-lobby-legis