Paramedic Preceptor - Lexington Division - FT

Lexington, VA, US, 24450

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Variable Hours
Facility:  CCPT - Lexington Transport
Requisition Number:  59473

Salary: Starting at $21.61/hour (experience considered)

Onsite, Remote or Hybrid: Onsite

Sign on Bonus: $10,000 sign-on bonus available per applicable guidelines (external applicants only)

Job Summary


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  • Administers life support care and transport to patients in pre-hospital settings as authorized and directed by physician. Performs a variety of skills related to acute and non-acute settings in ground and/or air transport. Responds to medical emergencies in a 911 setting and protects life and administers cardiac and trauma support when needed. Administers initial treatment at emergency scene, assesses patient response and makes adjustments as needed. Gathers and analyzes information and uses reason when dealing with emotional topics. Manages difficult customer situations and maintains confidentiality.
  • Assesses nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed, or need for additional assistance.
  • Administers emergency procedures such as extrication of patient, intubation, defibrillation, and operates under ACLS protocol. 
  • Observes, records, and reports to physician or command center personnel, patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. 
  • Keeps current on treatment techniques, protocol changes and application of new drugs, material and equipment. 
  • Prepares required reports and maintains records of activities. 
  • Administers emergency procedures such as extrication of patient, intubation, defibrillation, and operates under ACLS protocol. 
  • Observes, records, and reports to physician or command center personnel, patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. 
  • Coordinates orientation and annual training as per the CCPT Required Education policy.
  • Ensures satisfactory completion of these requirements, communicating specific needs to CTL, Training Coordinator, and / or Critical Care Director as appropriate.
  • Coordinates ride-a-long schedule, including, but not limited to Jefferson College of Health Sciences students.
  • Coordinates and ensures satisfactory completion of new education as implemented throughout the year.
  • Schedules employees for certification and other classes as needed.
  • Coordinates Life Support Training courses as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


Education: High school graduate or equivalent required. Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical program in paramedic studies preferred.

Experience: One year Paramedic experience perferred, but not required.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration: Certified in the State of Viginia as a Paramedic required.  National Registered Paramedic status preferred. AHA BLS-HCP, AHA ACLS, and EVOC required. AHA-PALS, Haz Mat Awareness, NRP and PHTLS (BTLS) and ALS Coordinator required within one year of hire date.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must maintain continuing education hours to meet re-certification status as required by State and National standards.

About Carilion


This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Recruiter: JAMIE S RATLIFF 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4139 
Recruiter Email: jsratliff@carilionclinic.org 

Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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