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Emergency Med Tech (EMT) Carolina Air Care

Job ID: 8610
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
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.

Emergency Medical Technician needed for Carolina Air Care Transport

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.
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



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