Onslow County Paramedic Position

SALARY:

$19.16 -

$24.91 Hourly

OPENING DATE:

10/25/21

CLOSING DATE:

11/30/21 12:00 AM

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Performs protective service work providing emergency medical services to critically ill and injuredpatients under emergency conditions and related work as apparent or assigned. Work isperformed under the moderate supervision of the Paramedic Captain.

Qualified candidates will be asked to participate in a skills assessment and an interview for thisposition on December 7th and/or 8th, 2021.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responds to emergency calls and provides emergency medical care in accordance withestablished 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 propermaintenance and operating conditions and inventories supplies.

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

Performs related tasks as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Thorough knowledge of emergency medical care techniques and procedures; thoroughknowledge of advanced life support methods, procedures and equipment; thorough knowledgeof medical terminology; thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, practices, techniquesand equipment required for emergency medical treatment; thorough knowledge of the streetsystem and physical lay out of the County; ability to perform duties in emergency situations andto evaluate and differentially diagnose patient's conditions and communicate clearly withprofessional medical personnel; ability to perform general emergency medical treatment andspecialized cardiac treatment; ability to respond quickly and calmly in emergency and stresssituations; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintaincooperative relations with physicians, fellow employees and the public; and ability to preparereports.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED with coursework in emergency medical services, or related field andmoderate 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 Carolinafor 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 #437100143

PARAMEDIC

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Paramedic Supplemental Questionnaire

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1.

Do you currently work for Onslow County Government?

Yes

No

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2.

Which of the following best describes your highest level of education?

High School Diploma or GED

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Masters Degree

Doctorate

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3.

Have you uploaded your final transcript showing the date that your degree wasawarded and any required certificates or licenses? This must be done even if you are acurrent employee or we have received it with a previous application.

Yes

No

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4.

Have you completed major coursework in emergency medical services and/oremergency medical services training?

Yes

No

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5.

Do you have current certificates issued by the State of North Carolina for EmergencyMedical Technician (Paramedic)?

Yes

No

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6.

How much experience do you have performing emergency medical services paramedicwork?

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

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7.

Do you possess a valid driver's license?

Yes

No

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8.

Based on your review of the position requirements, are you able to perform theposition duties with or without reasonable accommodation?

Yes

No

* Required Question

Closing Date (If Any): 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
County: 
Statewide (No County)
Onslow
Certification Level: 
Paramedic