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Paramedic - Rex Emergency Department

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Job ID: 24775
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
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.

UNC REX Emergency Department includes 40 beds and a dedicated 8 bed behavioral health zone with private rooms. We have 2 major resuscitation rooms, triage rooms for initial assessment, in department radiology suite and a decontamination room. Our ED team cares for patients in all life threatening situations, less-critical injuries requiring minor treatment, acute and behavioral health diagnoses. Patients with heart conditions receive excellent care in the REX ED Chest Pain Center, home of the Triangle's first accredited chest pain center. Stroke care is provided to patients by our Joint Commission certified Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center. The REX ED Leadership team is focused on team work and positive co-worker recognition for staff in our fast-paced work environment. 

Job 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 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.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB 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.

 EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of OEMS approved training & competency program for Paramedic. Current North Carolina Paramedic Certification required. Certification in BCLS, ACLS, PALS. 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Current North Carolina Paramedic Certification required. 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. 

Other Information


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex Emergency Department 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Evening Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

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.
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