Mitchell Medics Full-time and Part-time Paramedics

Job Details

Job Type: Full-time & Part-time positions available

Salary: Starting at $47,000 annual salary for Full-time (dependent upon shift and experience)

Shifts: Both 24-hr and 12-hr shifts available

Area Description

Mitchell County is a beautiful rural area nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina. The local area is known for its outdoor adventures, including hiking, camping, rafting, tubing, fishing, gem mining, golfing, and multiple festivals throughout the year. During the winter months, the ski slopes are just next door. If you like the city life, it is also within an hour from Asheville (NC), Morganton (NC), Banner Elk (NC), and Johnson City (TN).  

Full Job Description

Mitchell Medics will serve as the primary 911 EMS response service for Mitchell County, NC. The service currently runs two 24-hour and one 12-hour ambulance, all staffed with dual paramedics. Our goal is to provide the best evidence-based EMS care to the citizens and visitors of Mitchell County while displaying professionalism and respect for all. 

We are looking for dedicated paramedics that would like to be a part of a team focused on setting the bar for rural EMS care. We promote a positive work environment that supports one another and encourages growth. 

Job Title: Paramedic

Purpose:  The purpose of this position is to provide life-saving interventions for those in need, to provide prehospital and interfacility medical care to patients, to make a difference in people’s lives, to inspire, to support your team and to grow daily.

Shifts:  24-hour trucks work a modified schedule is averaging around 48 hours per week. 12-hour shift work a 2-2-3 rotation. Our service runs approximately 3,000 calls per year.

Benefits:  We provide all employees with annual PTO. We offer healthcare plan options for you and your family, with dental and vision options. 

We also offer a company 401k retirement option with an employer match.


  • Respond to both emergent and non-emergent 911 dispatches.
  • Follow protocols to treat patients at the paramedic level in the prehospital setting.
  • Comply with local policy and protocols.
  • Maintain a professional look and demeanor.
  • Effectively interact and communicate with other emergency and healthcare professionals.
  • Accurately and effectively document calls and patient interactions.
  • Participate in training.
  • Stay up-to-date on technique, as well as protocol, policy, and procedure changes.
  • Maintain an open and effective line of communication with the administration.
  • Be familiar with and study local areas, including roads, geography, attractions, etc.
  • Check assigned units daily per local policy to ensure that the unit and equipment within the EMS setting are ready for the shift.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Good Character.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current and valid Driver’s License from the state of residence
  • Current and valid NCOEMS Paramedic Certification (or able to obtain within 6-months).
  • Ability to lift over 100 lbs. safely.
  • Ability to be respectful, professional, and tactful with both patients and the general public.
  • Ability to compose oneself during emergency situations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of paramedic level curriculum based on national standards.
  • Knowledge and understanding of paramedic level scope of practice for North Carolina.
  • Knowledge and understanding of NCOEMS protocols, policies, and procedures.


  • 21-years of age or older
  • Field experience in EMS
  • AHA certifications including ACLS, PALS, and BLS/CPR
  • Trauma certifications (PHTLS or ITLS)
  • Knowledge of the local area.


Questions and Applying

For all questions, please contact:

Bryant Reid, MHS

EMS Director

Mitchell Medics, LLC


To apply, please follow the application link:  Mitchell Medics Application.

Closing Date (If Any): 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Statewide (No County)
Certification Level: