PARAMEDIC - HOKE EMS FULL-TIME 24 Hour Shifts - $7000.00 Sign-On Bonus

PARAMEDIC - HOKE EMS (FULL-TIME AND PER DIEM) 24 HOUR SHIFTS-$7,000.00 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR FT ONLY (JOB ID: 27)

 

 

 

Apply: http://www.capefearcareers.com/

Work Type: FULL TIME AND PER DIEM OPPORTUNITIES (24 HOUR SHIFTS)

Work Schedule: VARIABLE

Location: HOKE COUNTY EMS

Position Summary:

 

This position requires the individual to perform patient care and transportation duties up to the level authorized by the EMT-P or Paramedic certification in the State of North Carolina. In concert with state certification and local medical control, the incumbent will contribute to a busy metropolitan “advanced life support” ambulance service providing emergency, non-emergency, convalescent, and long-distance service. The individual is required to obtain and accurately record all available billing information, including signatures, and to thoroughly and accurately document physical findings and treatment rendered on a patient care record. Work load for the position is considered demanding and the service sets specific performance requirements which must be met. The position may work under the supervision of a Shift Supervisor and a training officer. Will perform rescue duties with an assigned crew or individually as needed.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Hearing, speaking and visual acuity are required. Must possess the ability to operate an emergency vehicle emergency and non-emergency traffic. Must possess the ability to move around numerous physical locations, some within confined areas. Must possess the ability to lift heavy objects, up to 150 pounds, with assistance and to assume awkward positions in emergency situations.

 

Required Education, Licenses, and Certifications:

  • Diploma or Certificate Program Emergency Medical Technology
  • PARAMEDIC

Preferred Education, Licenses, and Certifications:

  • Associate's Degree Emergency Medical Technology

 

Other Information:

 

Current certification by the State of North Carolina as an EMT-Paramedic (must transition to Paramedic within 3 months from date of hire) or Paramedic. Experience with an advanced life support service is desired. At least one year of field EMS/Rescue or related work experience. Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) as sponsored by American Heart Association—requirement may be completed or renewed as a component of Cape Fear Valley Health New Employee Orientation. Certification in “Advance Cardiac Life Support” (ACLS) within (6) months after date of hire. Certification in “Pediatric Advanced Life Support” (PALS) within (6) months after date of hire. Completion of NIMS 100, 200, & 700. All certifications must be maintained continuously while employed. Must possess and maintain a current North Carolina driver’s license and acceptable driving record. Must have three (3) years licensed driving experience. Thorough working knowledge of emergency medical procedures, rescue techniques, hazardous material incidents, equipment and supplies employed in pre-hospital care, and of communications equipment used. Thorough working knowledge of locations in Hoke County and the cities and locations contained therein, including but not limited to the major streets and landmarks, and of rest homes, convalescence care centers, and nursing homes. This knowledge should be obtained within six months of employment. Ability to work calmly under extremely stressful conditions and follow established rules, procedures, and protocols. Ability to deal with patients, their families and others in a courteous, compassionate, professional manner under the most adverse circumstances, and an ability to maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers and other emergency and health care personnel. Must have the ability to drive all types of ambulance vehicles and a thorough knowledge of safe driving procedures used in the response of emergency vehicles. Must have the ability to lift and move a minimum of one hundred pounds (100 lbs.) on a regular basis with the added strength to lift upwards of 150 lbs. This strength being required when the situation requires moving a patient from a bed to the floor, chair to the floor, or from a stretcher to a bed. One must be knowledgeable of the age specific physiological, psychosocial, developmental, and spiritual needs of the patients typically served.

 

About Cape Fear Valley Health System

 

 

For exceptional healthcare come to Cape Fear Valley Health System -- where caring employees are committed to integrity, patient-centeredness and excellence throughout the entire healthcare process. At Cape Fear Valley Health System, our goal is to improve the quality of every life we touch. To achieve that, our Fayetteville doctors, surgeons and staff are committed to excellence in every aspect of the healthcare process. Our values of patient-centeredness, integrity, innovation, teamwork, diversity and accountability help us create a better experience for every patient, every time. At Cape Fear Valley, our employees and physicians proudly serve a seven-county region of southeastern North Carolina, including Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Raeford, Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Clinton, Lillington, Dunn, and beyond.  Our medical facilities include Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Behavioral Health Care, Bladen County Hospital, Hoke Hospital, Central Harnett Hospital, Betsy Johnson Hospital, as well as several medical offices and specialty clinics spread throughout the Cape Fear region. Our newest clinic is the Stephen A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Cape Fear Valley. It offers comprehensive mental healthcare, at no or low-cost, to area veterans and their families coping with the invisible wounds of war.

 

 

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Background Check, License and Employment reference verification.

 

Cape Fear Valley Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Closing Date (If Any): 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
County: 
Statewide (No County)
Certification Level: 
Paramedic