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Paramedic PRN in Clyde, NC at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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Job Description

Haywood Regional Medical Center

Under general direction, and following established Haywood Regional Medical Center Haywood policies and procedures and medical protocol, engages in activities such as providing basic treatment and follow‑up care for minor injuries.  Triages patients for appropriate level of care.  Provides health education as assessment indicates.  Will provide basic care under the direction of the OHD/Urgent Care Director.  Will provide advanced life support care under the direction of ER Medical Director.  Performs drug tests and pulmonary function tests, Audiograms.  Will respond to emergency calls in the field.  Handle work related and non-work related incidents.  Is responsible for the office work, computer, filing, and medical records up keep.  Monitors supplies.  Monitors field equipment daily.  Performs routine ambulance maintenance.  The Paramedic must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit.  Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status.  Interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's / area's / department's policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Education:  High school graduate required.  2‑4 years of education at an accredited college preferred.  Must possess current state of North Carolina paramedic license.  If not boarded in Haywood County, must board and pass ER Medical Director Boards to operate as a Released Paramedic in Haywood County.   Must be affiliated with Haywood County Rescue Squad either as a member or as a Professional Member at the Rescue Squad’s approval.  BLS and ACLS certification required.

Experience : At least 2 years field experience is recommended.

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