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Paramedic - EMS

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5301 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 20923
Date Posted: May 23, 2024

Job Description

Description

Why Novant Health?

  • Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth, as you take advantage of the opportunities to advance to other roles and responsibilities!
  • 8 Magnet Designated Hospitals
  • LeapFrog Grade “A” Ratings at Novant Health facilities
  • Novant Health is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Forbes Best Employers for Women in 2020, Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality and 50 Best Places for Women and Managers of Diverse Backgrounds to Work.

 

About the Job

Location: NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital

Department: EMS

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 12HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-7P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Overview

Summary:
The Staff Paramedic provides high quality patient care and safe medical transport to sick and injured patients in all age groups. Develops a plan of care for each patient that is consistent with approved treatment protocols, policies and procedures. Responsible for the operation of emergency vehicles.

 

Responsibilities:
1. Initiates a plan of care based on patient assessment and significant other input/data. Continuously reviews and revises plan as needed per patient’s condition. Maintains thorough patient care documentation.
2. Operates and maintains the vehicle in a safe, efficient manner, obeying all traffic laws. Properly inspects the vehicle and medical supplies/equipment. Initiates appropriate actions based on inspections. Maintains ambulance in a continuous state of readiness.
3. Completes daily base duties as well as all mandatory education/training. Stays current with NHRMC and department specific communications (i.e. emails, staff meetings, communication boards, etc.)
4. Promotes team effort and unity when working with NHC Communications Center, external public safety agencies and other health care providers.
5. Annually continues personal development to enhance practice and profession
6. Organizes and performs work effectively and efficiently, completing all paperwork within required time frames.
7. May perform moderate or waived point of care testing per CLIA guidelines
8. Consistently demonstrates professional behavior and performs proactive interventions which support the Mission, Vision and Values of NHRMC and this department. Responds to patient complaints.
9. Will occasionally provide back up service to the Specialty Care Transport Division.

Qualifications

Credentials:
Essential:
* Drivers License Class C
* PreHospital Trauma LifeSupport
* Paramedic
Nonessential:
* Nat'l Registr-EMT-Paramedic

Education:
Essential:
* Technical/Vocational Diploma

Other information:
Experience: Prefer at least one-year experience with a paid EMS provider at the Paramedic level. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

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 teamwork, 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".

#JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealth. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.


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