EMT / Paramedic


Employer: Academi
Location: Moyock, North Carolina, United States
Primary Purpose:
Administers first-aid and emergency medical treatment to ACADEMI Training Center employees, clients, and guests.

Essential Functions:
Responds emergency medical dispatch requests and drives specially equipped emergency vehicle.
Determines nature and extent of illness or injury to establish first aid procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance, basing decisions on statements of people involved, examination of victim or victims, and knowledge of emergency medical practice.
Administers consistent, high quality prescribed first-aid treatment at site of emergency. Performing such activities as: opening and maintaining an airway; ventilating patients; administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation; using automated external defibrillators; administration of intravenous injections and medication administration; treatment of minor wounds or abrasions; and application of splints.
Provides pre-hospital emergency medical care of simple and multiple system traumas such as: controlling hemorrhage; treatment of shock (hypo perfusion); bandaging wounds; immobilization of painful, swollen, or deformed extremities; and immobilization of painful, swollen, or deformed neck or spine.
Assesses nature and extent of illness or magnitude of crisis and provides appropriate emergency medical care.
Removes or assists in removal of victims from scene of accident or catastrophe if needed.
Maintains vehicles, medical and communication equipment in accordance to state and federal regulations.
Maintains timely, legible, highly accurate recordkeeping.
Displays an exemplary, safe, professional demeanor at all times.
Practices absolute professionalism, integrity, confidentiality, and competency with patients, their families, the public, other agencies and coworkers.
Assists clinic professional staff with patient care to include: intake, registration and triage.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent required. Must be a U.S. or Naturalized Citizen. Current valid driver’s license required. Five years of experience in pre-hospital medical field, with a minimum of three years as Advance Life Support. Current State of North Carolina Intermediate or Paramedic certification required. Must be a member in good standing with local County Rescue or EMS Agency. Knowledge of medical protocols, policies, and procedures required. Must be able to pass a physical abilities test.
Maintains and provides proof of currency of required EMT certification, and other licenses. Attends continuing education and refresher training programs as required by employers, medical control, licensing or certifying agencies.
Effective oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization. Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time and multiple priorities to completion. Problem solving skills with an analytical thought process. Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
Working Conditions:
Work is based in both a clinic and field work environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Normal work hours are 11pm to 7am Monday through Friday.
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 100 lbs. Requires intermittent walking, running, climbing, squatting, stretching, bending and kneeling. Requires constant use of hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.

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