Carteret County, NC
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|Job Title:||Part-time Paramedic|
|Opening Date/Time:||Wed. 06/24/20 12:00 AM Eastern Time|
|Location:||Emergency Mgt, 3820 Bridges Street, Morehead City, NC, North Carolina|
*Part-time Paramedic hourly rate is $16.00.
Performs paramedic level life support work in the Emergency Medical Services program.
An employee in this class performs professional advanced life support work in operating an approved mobile medical unit, rescuing victims and performing advanced emergency care including the administration of life sustaining treatment to patients on-site and while en route to hospital. Work involves responding to the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls, applying necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to a medical facility. Employee serves as a member of an ambulance crew and is responsible for the medical care administered to the patient. This position is differentiated from an Emergency Medical Technician of other certification levels by the additional requirements of performing defibrillation and cardio version, using gas-powered or hand-powered nebulizers, decompressing a tension pneumothorax by use of a catheter-flutter-valve device, using positive-end expiratory pressure respirators, performing cricothyrotomy for relief of upper airway obstruction, and performing gastric suction by intubations. Employee is also responsible for maintaining supplies, performing janitorial duties at the base, and performing miscellaneous office duties. Employee is exposed to the normal hazards of emergency rescue work, including risk of exposure to infectious diseases. Reports to a Shift Supervisor.
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Graduation from high school and 1 to 2 years of experience in advanced emergency medical service work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Experience operating and towing boats preferred in case of disaster emergencies.