Jun 09, 2022

Paramedic - EMT - Emergency Department (ED) - As Needed

  • Vidant Health
  • Ahoskie, NC 27910, USA
Part-time Emergency

Job Description

Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.


1. Professional: The ED Paramedic functions as a professional representative of the Vidant system and shall support and up-hold the mission, goals, and objectives of the system at all times. The ED Paramedic will:

  • utilize proper channels for improvement of the system;
  • at all times maintain a positive customer service approach;
  • maintain a professional and neat appearance while on duty and representing Vidant during other functions;
  • maintain a cooperative or team oriented working relationship with co-workers;
  • work and communicate effectively.

2. Clinical: The ED Paramedic is responsible for rendering advanced life support care to critically ill or injured patients as directed by ED physicians and in adherence with established protocols and standards of care.

The ED Paramedic will:

  • maintain skills through mandatory participation in continuing education sessions and clinical activities;
  • be knowledgeable of and able to operate critical life support equipment efficiently and safely;
  • attend required scheduled staff meetings unless excused by the management team.
  • thoroughly document patient care.
  • perform all other duties as assigned.

3. Operational: The ED Paramedic is responsible for thorough knowledge of the Vidant policies and procedures, and shall assist in meeting operational goals and objectives.

4. Quality Improvement: The ED Paramedic shall be responsible for supporting and participating in the Vidant Quality Improvement Plan. The ED Paramedic will ensure adherence to, and updates as needed, Vidant policies and procedures, in conjunction/collaboration with the Vidant Leadership and the ED Medical Director.

5. Continuing Education: The ED Paramedic will:

  • assist with the orientation of new personnel to the Vidant system;
  • identify areas for continuing education specific to ED crews' needs interaction, etc;
  • participate in continuing education activities to maintain current medical command status.

6. Staffing: As an employee of the Vidant system, the ED Paramedic shall support continuity of service through flexibility in scheduling and base assignment. The ED Paramedic will be prepared and prompt in reporting for scheduled shifts as assigned.

7. Special Projects: The ED Paramedic shall participate in system wide and ED projects on an ongoing basis. The ED Paramedic will:

8. Patient Confidentiality and Privacy: The ED Paramedic shall protect the privacy of all patient information in accordance with the Vidant Privacy Policies.

Minimum Requirements

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, Current certification by the state of North Carolina as a Paramedic

High School diploma or GED equivalent
Graduated from an approved Paramedic program

Other Information

This is a PRN (on a as needed basis) position. Includes nights weeks and holidays.