Training and Credentialing Officer

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Position Summary:

Responsible for training of EMS personnel, verify training and records and meets the requirements of North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services and North Carolina Department of Insurance. Under the supervision of the Corporate Director of EMS and Medical Director, develops, implements, and coordinates training programs and activities. Develops and administers Cumberland County System Training Program and Quality Assurance Program to comply state and local protocol. Coordinates with Education Department to comply with CFVHS educational requirements.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Minimum 5 years’ experience as a paramedic. Minimum 5 years teaching experience with EMS related programs. Current certification by the State of North Carolina as a Paramedic required. Current certification in International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) as sponsored by the Academy of Emergency Physicians or equivalent. Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Current certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Current certification by the North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission as an Emergency Vehicle Driver (EVD) or equivalent. Certificate of completion of the North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission’s Hazardous Materials Awareness course or equivalent. Certificates of completion of National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses 100, 200 and 700. Instructor Level II Patamedic Instructor required. Preferred instructor certification for ITLS,BLS,ACLS, and PALS. Valid NC drivers license required. Driving record check with law enforcement agency required. Must have five (5) years licensed driving experience. Thorough working knowledge of emergency medical procedures, rescue techniques, hazardous materials incidents, equipment and supplies employed in pre-hospital care, and of communications equipment used. Thorough working knowledge of locations in Cumberland County and the cities and locations contained therein, especially major streets, landmarks, rest homes, convalescence care centers and nursing homes. This knowledge being 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. Ability to drive all types of ambulance vehicles and a thorough knowledge of safe driving procedures used in the response of emergency vehicles. 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. When the situation requires, including moving a patient from a bed to the floor, chair to the floor, or from a stretcher to a bed. Is knowledgeable of the age specific physiological, psychosocial, developmental, and spiritual needs of the patients typically served.

 

Required Education, Licenses, and Certifications:

  • Associate's Degree Emergency Medical Technology
  • PARAMEDIC

 

Other Information:

 

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

 

 

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): 
Friday, July 30, 2021
County: 
Statewide (No County)
Certification Level: 
Paramedic