Critical Care Paramedic MAMA (Mountain Air Medical Airlift) Mission Health- Asheville, NC

~ Full-time and PRN available~


MAMA (Mountain Air Medical Airlift) has been proudly serving Western North Carolina, Upstate South Carolina, Northeast Georgia and Eastern Tennessee since 1986. Our staff on MAMA include a professional pilot, registered nurse and critical care paramedic who work together providing rapid advanced-level transport of critically ill or injured patients. On average, MAMA transports 2-3 patients a day or 1,000 annually. If you are looking for a new challenge as a nurse in one of the most beautiful settings in the world then we want to hear from you!


We are looking for PRN Paramedics that will cover 24hr shifts at one of our two bases, in either Asheville or Franklin,NC.


About Mission Health System Emergency Services


Mission Health boasts a progressive, innovative and highly advanced EMS system that encompasses three county-based 911 EMS units, an in-house Air Medical team, robust and growing Regional Transport Services, Behavioral Transport Services, Telecommunications, Regional Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Relief in addition to six Emergency Departments serving 19 counties in Western North Carolina. We partner with AB-Tech to host the UMBC EMTPCC program as well as provide various pathways to leadership development and educational opportunities for our valuable staff.



Job Summary: Perform advanced assessment, hemodynamic monitoring, ventilator care and administration of advanced medication formulary during the transport of critically ill or injured patients. Assumes responsibility for the operation and maintenance of emergency vehicles.


Required Education: EMS Certificate from Community College or Associate of Science in EMS. Must complete and maintain continuing education or re-certification class as required by NC OEMS.


Preferred Education: Bachelors in EMS


Required License: UMBC CCEMT-P certification (or within one year of hire), North Carolina Paramedic certification, North Carolina drivers license and must meet insurance guidelines, must have BCLS, ITLS or PHTLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP. Must have a valid NC driver's license or procure one within 30 days of employment unless an out-of-state commuter, at least two years of satisfactory driving experience and be at least 25 years of age to meet the Mission Health established insurance guidelines.


Preferred License: National Registry


Required Experience: One year of full time active pre-hospital care or equivalent.


Preferred Experience: Three to five years of full time active pre-hospital care or equivalent.


About Mission Health System


Mission Health, based in Asheville, North Carolina, is the state’s sixth-largest health system and the region’s only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system governed and managed exclusively in western North Carolina. Mission Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems 2012-2015 by Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters. Mission Health is the only health system in the nation to receive this recognition four years in a row, and the only health system in North Carolina to achieve Top 15 recognition. We operate six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and we are the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 11,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers, we are dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit


How to Apply:

You can upload your resume OR fill out a short application at  Select “Search and Apply Now” and then enter “air medical” into the keyword search bar to see MAMA postings. For assistance, see below for contact.


Contact: Louise Genetti, Talent Acquisition Consultant or call 828-213-4612

Closing Date (If Any): 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Statewide (No County)
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