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Paramedic Preceptor -Radford Transport (FT, Various Shifts)

Radford, VA, US, 24141

Job Summary

The Paramedic Preceptor 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.
 

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 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.  Obtains all information needed for insurance billings of patients, and has knowledge of covered and non-covered charges as they pertain to ambulance services, and insurance guidelines. 
  • Checks daily units assigned, clean and stocks, and reports any malfunctions to the in-house mechanic. 
  • Transports patients to hospital and non-hospital sites observing safety guidelines.
  • Maintains knowledge of state and federal laws, and follows
  • Western EMS protocol, Carilion Policies and Procedures regarding safety and patient care.
  • Schedules employees for certification and other classes as needed
  • Coordinates orientation and annual training as per the CCPT Required Education policy.


Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.

 

Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

 

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.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 


Requisition Number: 59947 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CCPT - Radford Transport 
Shift: Variable Hours 
Shift Details: Various shifts and hours including weekends and holidays.
Recruiter: JAMIE S RATLIFF 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4139 
Recruiter Email: jsratliff@carilionclinic.org


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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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