Job Summary :
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.
Education : High School or GED 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.
Licensure/ Certification/ Registration : Current driver's license without restrictions-Required. Current EMT-P licensure-Required.
Additional Skills/Requirements 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 year. Clean driving record front he North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles must be submitted. Excellent customer service skills.
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
- Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
- The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
- All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".