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Emergency Med Tech (EMT) -RDU Ground- Carolina Air Care

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Job ID: 32228
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

Emergency Medical Technician needed for Carolina Air Care Transport

Carolina Air Care is a CAMTS accredited critical care and emergency transportation agency serving North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1986. Our assets are comprised of four helicopters as well as a fleet of ambulances dispatched by our communications center "Flightwatch" – all operating 24 hours a day.

Helicopter bases are located in Burlington, Aberdeen, Goldsboro, and Rocky Mount. Rotor wing aircraft are staffed with one nurse and one paramedic. They respond to both emergency scene requests as well as interfacility transfers of critically ill patients Our ground assets are located throughout the Triangle.

In addition to the Critical Care Transport teams for the majority of our missions, we also have two dedicated Neonatal Specialty Care Teams, which care for our smallest patients.

Along with our Medical Directors, the Education Team ensures that the high standards of Carolina Air Care are maintained through continuing education, evidence-based medicine, equipment training, high fidelity simulations, research studies, and new hire assessments.

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

Provides safe and timely transport of medical crew and patients. Work may involve routine transport or may be performed under stressful situations requiring quick transport. Location of work may be at various bases throughout central North Carolina and is a 36 hours per week; 12 hour rotating shift position. Prefer prior experience working with a critical care transport team and must be able to lift 150 pounds with assistance.

This is 36 hours per week; 12 hours shifts D/N rotation and weekends. 

Responsibilities:
1. Communicates with crew and other emergency personnel over UHF and VHF radios, pagers, and cellular phones regarding location, patient status, and other relevant information. Utilizes the ground operator's communication book daily.
2. Completes all preventative maintenance. Ensures adequate fuel in vehicles performs daily checks of vehicles and maintains cleanliness of ambulances. Maintains familiarity with vehicle safety manuals.
3. Completes logs, checklists and reports related to activities, vehicle status and maintenance. Ensures continuity of service by participating in shift change debriefings.
4. Ensures that equipment is in a state of mission readiness. Corrects or arranges for repair of any malfunctioning equipment.
5. Maintains awareness of road conditions and entire response area, sharing knowledge of changing conditions with co-workers.
6. May serve as lead worker or take on specialized equipment maintenance responsibilities.
7. Participates in departmental meetings and programs, including Quality Improvement, Marketing and Outreach, and Safety.
8. Transports medical crew and ill or injured patients in emergency vehicles while complying with North Carolina State Law, the operating policies of UNC Air Care and Ground Transport Services, and manufacturer's specifications.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● High School diploma or GED
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification
● Valid NC Driver's license
● BLS Certification.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● One (1) year of EMT experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • One (1) year experience operating an emergency vehicle required for this role.

Minimum of 1 year current experience as an Emergency Vehicle Operator needed for this position.

Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: RDU Ground 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Salary Range $19.11 - $27.16 

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System. 

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