· US Army EMS serves as the AMEDD proponent for 68W Combat Medic sustainment training and NREMT certification, ensuring compliance IAW AR 40-68 and AR 350-1.
· Develops 68W Army-wide policies pertaining to MOS sustainment requirements and awards continuing education hours for state approved EMT training.
· Liaison with Federal, State, Military and non-governmental agencies for implementation of National Defense Authorization Act changes that affect 68W qualifications and civilian credentialing.
· Serves as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for NREMT contract, responsible for payment of testing and recertification and a voting member for the Consolidated Configuration Board (CCB).
· Approves requests for NREMT training site codes, course approval requests, and ensuring enforcement of quality assurance for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and AMEDDC&S curriculum standards.
· Conducts MECOM Organizational Inspections Programs (OIP) and 68W Quality Assurance Assessment of 68W EMT training sites.
· Liaison between the Army and NREMT, serving as the 51st State to receive, review, and validate training and certification for initial and continued NREMT certification and state reciprocity requests.
· Determines NREMT 68W MOS eligibility through criminal background inquiries and investigates any criminal history of alleged misconduct by DoD NREMT certified personnel.
· Functions as AMEDDC&S proponent for In-Process Review (IPR)/POM requirements to Army and outside agencies for both Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC)-Initial and MSTC Standard planning/fielding; oversees program of instruction (POI) utilization/updates for use at MSTCs.