Novant Health Paramedic in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Paramedic serves as a member of the healthcare team by establishing an authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system, collaborating with other team members to provide care that promotes optimal health. The paramedic utilizes best scientific evidence, protocols, and compassion to assist the care of the patient during their health journey. The Paramedic accepts accountability for provision of care, as part of the RN and physician led team, in accordance with the current policies, protocols and procedures.
At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.
Education: High School Diploma or GED, required.
Experience: 2 years required for ED and CCT, required. 3 years required for Event Medicine, required.
Licensure/Certification: Paramedic Certification or Degree, required. National Registry for Critical Care Transport or an educational agreement to obtain National Registry within 18 months of hire, required. NC state approved curricula for restrictive interventions (facility specific) within 3 months of hire for Emergency Departments, required. Current driver's license in appropriate state for Critical Care Transport Departments, required.
Additional skills required: Must have ability to assess and/or interpret information to identify each patient’s requirements for care relative to his/her age, as well as health and developmental needs. Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in written documentation. Excellent customer service skills. Possesses the ability to prioritize job duties according to patients' needs and changing acuity levels. Administer and evaluate medication therapies, performs patient transfers and transport patients via wheelchair, hospital bed, or stretcher to other departments. Ability to lift and carry various equipment including portable cardiac monitors, etc. Ability to provide routine care such as start IV's, perform dressing changes, etc. to patients in a timely manner. Ability to perform in critical situations, including administering CPR.
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".
Job Opening ID: 2023-160614
Name: Novant Health Event Medicine
Name: PRN Schedule (free text for specific schedule, if applicable)
External Company URL: https://www.novanthealth.org/careers.aspx