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Paramedic (EMTP) - Vidant Medical Transport

Vidant Medical Center
Greenville

Job Description

About Vidant Medical Transport
Vidant Medical Transport provides critical care air and ground service to areas within 150 miles of Greenville, North Carolina. We are based at Vidant Medical Center, home of the region's only Level-1 Trauma Center and Children's Hospital. Vidant Medical Transport is nationally recognized for safety, quality and service. We are fully accredited by CAMTS (the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems). Since 1985, Vidant Medical Transport has been committed to building relationships with our partners, patients and the communities we serve.

Responsibilities
The Transport Paramedic functions as a professional representative of the Vidant Medical Transport system and shall support and up-hold the mission, goals, and objectives of the system at all times.

The Transport Paramedic is responsible for rendering advanced life support care to critically ill or injured patients in adherence with established protocols and standards of care.

The Transport Paramedic is responsible for thorough knowledge of the Vidant Medical Transport policies and procedures, and shall assist in meeting operational goals and objectives.

The Transport Paramedic shall be responsible for supporting and participating in the Vidant Medical Transport Quality Improvement Plan.

The Transport Paramedic will:
a. assist with the orientation of new personnel to the Vidant Medical Transport system;
b. identify areas for continuing education specific to transport crews' needs through chart reviews, crew interaction, etc;
c. assist the Chief Flight Paramedic , Chief Flight Nurse, and SDA in designing, implementing and updating the continuing education program for the Vidant Medical Transport system;
d. participate in continuing education activities to maintain current medical command status.
As an employee of the Vidant Medical Transport system, the Transport Paramedic shall support continuity of service through flexibility in scheduling and base assignment. The Transport Paramedic will be prepared and prompt in reporting for scheduled shifts as assigned.
The Transport Paramedic shall participate in system wide and base site projects on an ongoing basis.
The Transport Paramedic shall protect the privacy of all patient information in accordance with the Vidant Medical Transport privacy policies, procedures, and practices, as required by federal and state laws.
Minimum Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent
Posses the following certifications: EMT-P, ACLS, BLS, PALS, NRP, and ITLS or PHTLS
One specialty certification for example, FP-C or the eligibilty to earn a certificate within a year of hiring
3-5 years experience as a paramedic in a high call volume area

General Statement
It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.
Vidant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA Applications for Vidant Health and its subsidiary corporate entities are accepted and employees are chosen for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability.

Contact Information
For additional information, please contact:
Elizabeth Browning, Recruiter
Email: elizabeth.browning@vidanthealth.com
Tel: (252) 847-4843

or
Joretta Mills, Recruiting Coordinator:
Email: jlmills@vidanthealth.com
Tel: (252) 847-3251

Employment Type

Full-Time

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