Dare County- Paramedic Part TIme

$22.00 Hourly

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Job Type
Part-time without benefits

Job Number

Emergency Medical Services

Opening Date

About the Position
This is a part-time position. Performs technical work providing emergency medical care, maintains records and files, prepares reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the EMT-Lieutenant and EMT-Captain.

Job Duties
EMT Paramedic:

Provides emergency medical and Advanced Life Support to residents and visitors of the County.
Maintains vehicles and equipment in a state of readiness.
Determines extent of illness or injury and establishes priorities for required care; transmits vital patient information and telemetry data to receiving medical care facility.
Provides various treatment techniques including airway management, intravenous therapy, drug administration, cardiac monitoring and defibrillating and electrocardiogram strip interpretation.
Completes and files documentation on calls.
Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on assigned apparatus and equipment, assists in cleaning station and grounds.
Participates in continuing education activities and maintaining certification hours.

Position Qualifications
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, including diagnosis, proper treatment and automobile extraction and transportation; knowledge of the reading of electrocardiograms; knowledge of the principles of anatomy, physiology and chemistry in relation to the respiratory and circulatory systems; thorough knowledge of the street system and geography of the County; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to keep simple records and prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, associates and the general public.

Education, Experience and Supplemental Information
High school diploma or GED and experience as an Emergency Medical Technician (Basic, Intermediate, Paramedic) or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must hold valid state or national certification at the level of the position.

Special Requirements
National Registry Paramedic or North Carolina Paramedic (or ability to achieve reciprocity upon hire), ACLS, PALS, CPR and PHTLS certifications
Valid driver’s license.

County of Dare
PO Box 1000
954 Marshall C. Collins Drive
Manteo, North Carolina, 27954

Certification Level: Paramedic
County: Dare
Closing Date (if any):