Job Title: PARAMEDIC ***Credentialed Paramedic Only***

Hiring Salary Range: $37,333 - $39,299

Appointment Type: Full-Time Location: Office of Emergency Services Louisburg, NC 27549

Posting Date: October 3, 2019

Closing Date: November 4, 2019

Attention Applicants: To apply submit a Franklin County application to Franklin County, Attn: Human Resources, 113 Market Street, Louisburg, NC 27549 by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County applications. A separate application is required for each position for which you want to apply.

An employee in this position performs paramedic level advanced life support work in the Emergency Medical Services Program. Work involves performing advanced emergency care including the administration of life sustaining treatment to patients on-site and while en route to the appropriate medical facility in accordance with protocols and standards established by the EMS system and Medical Director.

Work involves responding to the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls, applying the necessary medical treatment of sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to a medical facility or from a medical facility to patient’s home or specialized medical center. This employee is responsible for all medical care of the patient. Work also involves inspecting and testing EMS units and apparatus, maintaining proper inventory of equipment and supplies; cleans and sanitizes vehicles, units, apparatus and equipment daily; ensures that they are in proper and good working order; makes routine adjustments, but reports other than minor defects for specialized attention. Maintains cleanliness and performs minor maintenance of Emergency Medical Service facilities. Assists with the direction and control during disaster situations. Participates in community outreach programs to promote safety and prevention awareness and to provide information on services. Completes required paperwork and reports.

Special working conditions: Employees are exposed to the normal hazards of emergency rescue work, including risk of exposure to human body fluids and infectious diseases, thus the work is subject to the OSHA requirements for blood borne pathogens.

Education or Experience Requirement: Graduation from high school and moderate experience in advanced emergency medical service work as a Paramedic; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess NC Office of Emergency Medical Services certification as a Paramedic.

Special Requirements: Certification by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services as a Paramedic; Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification; Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification or acceptable equivalent; Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support certification or acceptable equivalent; Completion of NIMS 100, 200, and 700; Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Please refer to Title 21, Sub Chapter 32H, Section .0501 of the North Carolina Administrative Code for specific certification requirements. Must have the ability and willingness to work a 24-hour shift including day, night, weekend, holiday hours and inclement weather.

Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The County prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, color, creed, national origin, age or disability. Pre-Employment Drug Screen and Criminal Background Screening are required.

Closing Date (If Any): 
Monday, November 4, 2019
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