Nov 24, 2020

Paramedic - Emergency Department - Washington, NC

  • Vidant Health
  • North Carolina, USA

Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region. Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

Position Summary

  • The ED Paramedic functions as a member of the Emergency Department team and is participates in the care of ill and injured patients.
  • Responsibilities include patient care, incorporating stabilization, and intervention techniques consistent with standards and protocols approved by the Medical Director.
  • The ED Paramedic functions as part of a ED team and shares responsibility for the team's conduct.
  • The ED Paramedic fulfills education skill requirements as established by the Medical Director, and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • American Heart Association 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.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.