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Special Events/Paramedic - PRN

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 196087

Position Number: 00168039

Employment Type: PRN

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: PRN - days and hours vary

Standard Hours: 4.00

Department Name: Sports Medicine/Events

Location: CHS Corporate Operations

Location Details: 

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
Works as a team member of Special Events emergency team to deliver optimal patient care in the prehospital setting at customer venues. Promotes a positive professional image of Carolinas Health Care System. Provides assessment and appropriate interventions according to North Carolina OEMS guidelines and established hospital policy.

Essential Functions
  • Provides assessment, planning, treatment, and transport care; at level of EMT-P using Special Events protocols as well as seeking Medical Control to assist in direction of treatment as needed.
  • Performs interventions at level of training with all equipment and supplies at all prehospital workstations including ambulance unit.
  • Documents patient condition and all treatment provided while maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Maintains a constant state of personal and resource readiness for emergencies while on duty. Restocks supplies and report deficiencies in equipment.
  • Reports any safety hazards to the supervisor on duty or Assistant Director. If using a MCA ambulance, report any safety hazards to the MCA ground charge person as soon as possible.
Physical Requirements
Aptitudes for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance and body which would not be adversely affected by having to lift, carry, and balance at times in excess of 125 pounds (250 pounds with assistance). Motor coordination is necessary because of uneven terrain. Both the patient's and the team member's well being must not be jeopardized. Hearing must be in normal range as well as near visual acuity to be able to take accurate vital sings and to detect any deterioration in the patients' condition. Normal eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity to give injections, medications and intravenous therapy. Must have good oral communication skills to take patient history, give instruction and communicate with physician about patient care.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Current North Carolina Paramedic Certification. ACLS/BLS HPC from AHA certification required. National registry for paramedics preferred.

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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