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Paramedic Emergency Department

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Job ID: 78803
Location: Siler City, NC
Facility/Division: Chatham Hospital
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

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:
Works as a member of the Emergency Department clinical team. The paramedic collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team to provide appropriate age specific care in compliance with standards of practice in the hospital or urgent care setting. The paramedic will provide care to patients under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and Physician. A physician will provide oversight for clinical practice. Skill set approved by NC-OEMS will be utilized.


Responsibilities:
Takes directions from nurse, physician and/or advanced practice provider to implement prescribed therapies within scope of practice.
Provides rapid evaluation of presenting patients and communicates to the care team the patient; 1⁄2s required needs/care.
Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes based on these priorities.
Maintains a safe, therapeutic and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting and professional behavior.
Acts as a patient advocate.
Communicates effectively to promote sharing of information.
Utilizes triage skills to assist in prioritizing of incoming ED patients.
Performs basic data collection, prepares patient for exam and communicates findings to primary and/or charge nurse.
Facilitates blood draw and starting of IVs based on orders and in coordination with primary/triage nurse.
Works to their paramedic license; does not give narcotics or perform intubations.
Transports patients via wheelchair or stretcher as needed throughout facility.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Completion of OEMS approved training & competency program for Paramedic and current North Carolina Paramedic Certification required.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Certification in BCLS, ACLS, PALS.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Six months experience in a pre-hospital environment as a Paramedic required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Incumbent must demonstrate the ability to understand, communicate and react effectively and appropriately to the unique needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Incumbent must demonstrate clinical competence per the position’s Skills Checklist before being allowed to perform independently.


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Chatham Hospital

Organization Unit: Emergency Department

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Siler City

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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