Onslow County Paramedic

SALARY: $18.60 - $24.18 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 04/06/21

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Performs protective service work providing emergency medical services to critically ill and injured

patients under emergency conditions and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is

performed under the moderate supervision of the Paramedic Captain.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responds to emergency calls and provides emergency medical care in accordance with

established guidelines and written verbal instructions from physicians.

Determines extent of illness or injury and establishes priorities for required care.

Transmits vital patient information and telemetry data to receiving medical care facility.

Observes patient in route and administers additional care as needed.

Inspects advanced life support and telemetry equipment daily and ensures proper

maintenance and operating conditions and inventories supplies.

Performs assigned functions as a Disaster Ready Team (DRT) member, if appointed or

volunteer.

Performs related tasks as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Thorough knowledge of emergency medical care techniques and procedures; thorough

knowledge of advanced life support methods, procedures and equipment; thorough knowledge

of medical terminology; thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, practices, techniques

and equipment required for emergency medical treatment; thorough knowledge of the street

system and physical lay out of the County; ability to perform duties in emergency situations and

to evaluate and differentially diagnose patient's conditions and communicate clearly with

professional medical personnel; ability to perform general emergency medical treatment and

specialized cardiac treatment; ability to respond quickly and calmly in emergency and stress

situations; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain

cooperative relations with physicians, fellow employees and the public; and ability to prepare

reports.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

High school diploma or GED with coursework in emergency medical services, or related field and

moderate experience as a paramedic, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina

Possession and maintenance of current certificates issued by the State of North Carolina

for Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic)

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.onslowcountync.gov

234 Northwest Corridor Boulevard

Jacksonville, NC 28540

910-347-7600

Position #437100570

PARAMEDIC

JB

Paramedic Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. Do you currently work for Onslow County Government?

Yes

No

* 2. Which of the following best describes your highest level of education?

High School Diploma or GED

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Masters Degree

Doctorate

* 3. Have you uploaded your final transcript showing the date that your degree was

awarded and any required certificates or licenses? This must be done even if you are a

current employee or we have received it with a previous application.

Yes

No

* 4. Have you completed major coursework in emergency medical services and/or

emergency medical services training?

Yes

No

* 5. Do you have current certificates issued by the State of North Carolina for Emergency

Medical Technician (Paramedic)?

Yes

No

* 6. How much experience do you have performing emergency medical services paramedic

work?

No experience

Less than 6 months of experience

6 months to 2 years of experience

2 years to 5 years of experience

More than 5 years of experience

* 7. Do you possess a valid driver's license?

Yes

No

* 8. Based on your review of the position requirements, are you able to perform the

position duties with or without reasonable accommodation?

Yes

No

* Required Question

Closing Date (If Any): 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
County: 
Statewide (No County)
Onslow
Certification Level: 
Paramedic