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Paramedic - EMT - Emergency Department - Ahoskie

Job ID: 957354
Facility: Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Location: Ahoskie, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed community hospital located in Ahoskie. Serving four nearby counties, the 15-bed emergency department sees approximately 18,000 patients per year. ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital provides a wide range of health services, including medical, surgical and radiation oncology. In addition, the Wound Healing and Pain Management clinics serve as referral centers for neighboring ECU Health hospitals and providers.

Responsibilities

1. Professional: The ED Paramedic functions as a professional representative of the Vidant system and shall support and up-hold the mission, goals, and objectives of the system at all times. The ED Paramedic will:

  • utilize proper channels for improvement of the system;
  • at all times maintain a positive customer service approach;
  • maintain a professional and neat appearance while on duty and representing Vidant  during other functions;
  • maintain a cooperative or team oriented working relationship with co-workers;
  • work and communicate effectively.

2. Clinical: The ED Paramedic is responsible for rendering advanced life support care to critically ill or injured patients as directed by ED physicians and in adherence with established protocols and standards of care.


The ED Paramedic will:

  • maintain skills through mandatory participation in continuing education sessions and clinical activities;
  • be knowledgeable of and able to operate critical life support equipment efficiently and safely;
  • attend required scheduled staff meetings unless excused by the management team.
  • thoroughly document patient care.
  • perform all other duties as assigned.

3. Operational: The ED Paramedic is responsible for thorough knowledge of the Vidant  policies and procedures, and shall assist in meeting operational goals and objectives.

4. Quality Improvement: The ED Paramedic shall be responsible for supporting and participating in the Vidant Quality Improvement Plan. The ED Paramedic will ensure adherence to, and updates as needed, Vidant  policies and procedures, in conjunction/collaboration with the Vidant Leadership and the ED Medical Director.

5. Continuing Education: The ED Paramedic will:

  • assist with the orientation of new personnel to the Vidant  system;
  • identify areas for continuing education specific to ED crews' needs interaction, etc;
  • participate in continuing education activities to maintain current medical command status.


6. Staffing: As an employee of the Vidant  system, the ED Paramedic shall support continuity of service through flexibility in scheduling and base assignment. The ED Paramedic will be prepared and prompt in reporting for scheduled shifts as assigned.

7. Special Projects: The ED Paramedic shall participate in system wide and ED projects on an ongoing basis. The ED Paramedic will:

8. Patient Confidentiality and Privacy: The ED Paramedic shall protect the privacy of all patient information in accordance with the Vidant Privacy Policies.

Minimum Requirements

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, Current certification by the state of North Carolina as a Paramedic

EDUCATION:
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Graduated from an approved Paramedic program

Other Information

This is a PRN (on a as needed basis) position.  Includes nights weeks and holidays.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU 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.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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