Critical Care Paramedic - Pegasus Air & Ground (Wage/PRN)
Job location: PEGASUS MEDICAL TRANSPORT - Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-02-18
Professional Paramedic with at least 3 years of field experience as Advanced Life Support provider who has critical care credential. They should be able to handle the full gamut of critical care transport including: airway and vent management complicated medication therapies central venous access blood administration interpretation of common lab and diagnostic studies and other advanced skills typically associated with critical care medicine.
- Assesses and treats ill and injured patients in accordance with local and University protocols.
- Responsible for administering advanced life support care to critically ill or injured persons in a safe environment.
- Maintains safety as a primary responsibility throughout all aspects of care and transportation.
- Identifies potential areas for improved care.
- Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per department policy.
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: High School Diploma/Equivalency required.
Experience: 3 years of relevant experience at the advanced life support level required.
Licensure: Required Virginia Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic or eligible for reciprocity American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS American Heart Association (AHA) PALS, Unrestricted Valid Driver's License. Required within 6 months of hire date: Neonatal Resuscitation Program STABLE Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) Level II or higher. Required within one year of hire date: accredited trauma course certification. International Board of Specialty Certification Flight Paramedic (FP-C) or Critical Care Paramedic (CCP-C).
Job requires ability to withstand excessive motion, vibration, extreme temperatures, standing or sitting for prolonged periods, frequent traveling bending/stooping and providing patient care in confined spaces. Able to respond to visual verbal and non-verbal commands and communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must be able to lift/push/pull a minimum of 150 lbs. May be exposed to hazardous chemicals blood/body fluids and infectious diseases.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.