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Paramedic - Emergency Service - Atrium Health CMC - Night

Company: Atrium Health
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Summary The paramedic collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team to provide care as appropriate to the population served and in compliance with standards of practice. The paramedic will provide care to patients under the supervision of the Provider. The Emergency Department Medical Director will provide oversight for Paramedic clinical practice. Essential Functions Provides patient care in accordance with policies and state regulations as approved by the Medical Director. Administers medications safely according to policy, and as permitted by facility guidelines under the supervision of the Provider. Collects and communicates data, reads monitors, etc., and responds with correct intervention to ensure optimum patient care and safety. Provides evaluation of patients and communicates to the care team the patient's required needs/care per Emergency Services guidelines. Executes skills as approved by NC-OEMS and the Medical Director. Physical RequirementsWork requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Education, Experience and Certifications Successful completion of a Paramedic Training Program (OEMS approved) required. Current North Carolina Paramedic Certification required (National registry preferred). Certification in BLS required on hire. Completion of CPI course required within 30 days of hire. Certification in ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire. Affiliation with an EMS agency is required to maintain National Registry Paramedic certification. North Carolina state certified paramedics will follow state mandated education requirements for initial and ongoing certification which do not require EMS agency affiliation. Six months' experience in a pre-hospital environment as a Paramedic preferred.About UsAtrium Health is one of the nation's leading healthcare organizations, connecting patients with on-demand care, world-class specialists and the region's largest primary care network. A recognized leader in healthcare delivery, quality and innovation, our foundation rests on providing clinically excellent and compassionate care.We've been serving our community since 1940, when we opened our doors as Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Since then, our network has grown to include more than 40 hospitals and 900 care locations ranging from doctors' offices to behavioral health centers to nursing homes.Our focus: Delivering the highest quality patient care, supporting medical research and education, and joining with partners outside our walls to keep our community healthy.About the TeamOur Mission Statement, Vision and ValuesOur Mission: To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. Our Vision: To be the first and best choice for care. Our Values: We recognize that employees are our most valuable asset. We have identified four core values we hold in the highest regard: caring, commitment, integrity and teamwork.

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