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Paramedic-Emergency Department

Job ID: 85018
Location: Rocky Mount, NC
Facility/Division: Nash UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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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: 

The Paramedic will work in collaboration with all members of the health care team to provide care to all Emergency Department patients, under the direct supervision of the Emergency Services Physician and general direction of the Emergency Services Director. They will work as part of a team with the Registered Nurse accountable for the patient care assignment. Specific tasks can be delegated by the RN or MD. Provide service across the lifespan (infants, toddlers, preschool, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics). Major responsibilities for this position are: safety and emergency procedures, documentation, patient care tasks and procedures, unit support, communication/customer service, safety, and professional development. 

Responsibilities: 

1. Pleasantly greets new patients upon their arrival, and accomplishes the general orientation of the patient to their room. 

2. Accurately obtains and documents vital signs, temperature, weight and other required admission data, as instructed by RN. 

3. Assist patients with their basic personal needs with respect and protection of the patient’s privacy, dignity and cultural diversity. 

4. Performs task as outlined by hospital policy and protocol. 

5. Transports patients without incident or accident due to failure to properly apply established safety procedures and precautions. 

6. Cleaning, sanitizing, and stocking rooms between patients following hospital policy and protocols. 

7. Ensures current credentials and/or certification. 

8. Maintains compliance with hospital procedural standards. 

9. Supports and promotes Carolina Care. 

10. Provides ongoing compliance with Workers Compensation Policy. 

11. Personally contributing to the team environment by demonstrating cooperative, constructive, problem-solving interaction with UNC Health Nash employees, and its customers. 

12. Performs other departmental duties as assigned. 

13. Performs independently within his/her scope of practice. 


Other information: 

Education High school diploma or equivalent 

Licensure/Certification Licensed Paramedic. 

Basic Life Support (BLS) required upon hire. 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are required within six (6) months of hire.



Job Details

Legal Employer: Nash Hospitals

Entity: Nash UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: NGH Emergency Room

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: NASH HC

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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