Borough of Buena, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Buena 1-28-2013 by Ord. No. 605. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire companies — See Ch. 18.
Public safety department — See Ch. 45.
[Amended 1-22-2018 by Ord. No. 661]
There is hereby established and created the Department of Emergency Medical Services.
[Amended 1-22-2018 by Ord. No. 661]
The Department shall be headed by the Chief of Emergency Medical Services, who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of Borough Council.
[Amended 12-30-2013 by Ord. No. 614; 12-30-2013 by Ord. No. 615; 1-22-2018 by Ord. No. 661; 1-19-2021 by Ord. No. 693]
The Chief of the Emergency Medical Services shall directly report to and act under the Director of Public Safety. The chain of command for departmental employees and volunteers shall function accordingly.
The Supervising Emergency Medical Technician shall be responsible for day-to-day operations of emergency medical/first aid services, emergency management services, paid and volunteer ambulance services, 911 compliance, right-to-know compliance and any other duties and responsibilities under statute, regulations, ordinance or emergency order generally performed by emergency service providers.
Emergency services shall be provided within the corporate boundary lines of the Borough of Buena as well as in accordance with any existing mutual aid agreement.
All volunteers shall maintain training standards and requirements compliance equal to or greater than the standards and requirements of the New Jersey Department of Health Emergency Medical Services. All volunteers must be approved for service by the Public Safety Committee upon the recommendation of the Supervising Emergency Medical Technician. Volunteers may be suspended or removed by the Public Safety Committee upon recommendation of the Supervising Emergency Medical Technician.