Transport Paramedic

Job ID 179730 Date posted 06/13/2016 Facility Presbyterian Medical Center Department Critical Care Transport Work Schedule
  • PRN-as needed

 

Location: Charlotte, NC

Job Summary:

The team member's number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. 

Serves as a patient care provider in conjunction with a Registered Nurse. The Paramedic is responsible for providing advanced level emergency management and specialized medical care to critically ill adult and pediatric patients that require inter-facility ambulance transport. Functions in conjunction with a Registered Nurse in accordance with approved departmental policies, procedures and protocols and under the direction of the Critical Care Transport Medical Director. Provides patient care within a defined scope of practice that includes specified treatments and procedures, provision of environmental and personal safety and effective communication.

Qualifications:

  • Education: High school diploma required. Must have graduated from an educational program by an approved Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of North Carolina Office of Emergency Services (NCOEMS) required.
  • Experience: Minimum of three years of experience as a field Paramedic/Critical Care Paramedic with a recognized EMS pre-hospital or Specialty Care Transport Provider required. Must at time of hire and maintain affiliation with an Emergency Medical Services pre-hospital provider that has EMT-P’s as part of their staff. The EMT-P must be in good standing without restrictions required.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current driver's license without restrictions required. AHA - Healthcare Provider, BLS, ACLS, or PALS required. Current EMT-P licensure required.
  • Additional skills required: Must have ability to interpret information to identify each patient’s requirements for care relative to his/her age, as well as health and developmental needs. Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in written documentation. Must have operating knowledge and skill in VHF/UHF radio communications and ability to interpret county and state maps. Must have a current recognized emergency vehicle operations certification or successfully complete within 11 years. Clean driving record front he North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles must be submitted. Excellent customer service skills.