Paramedic (Full Time)
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- Entity: Valley Regional Enterprises
- Shift: Rotating
Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.
What You Will Do:
The Paramedic is responsible for providing safe, high-quality, and customer-focused medical transportation up to the advanced life support level to and from medical facilities, under the direction of Valley Medical Transport’s dispatch center and the Operations Manager.
What You Will Bring:
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Certification & Licensures
Valid driver's license Required
DOT Medical Examiner's certificate DOT Medical Examiner's certificate
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
EMT Paramedic for primary state Required
EMT Paramedic for secondary state within 12 months of hire date or 10/1/2016 whichever is later Required EMT Paramedic for primary state and/or National Registry or both required
EMT Paramedic for secondary state within 6 months of hire date required
Must satisfy the requirements for and maintain a valid driver’s license. Must satisfy the requirements for a DOT equivalent physical examination to obtain and maintain a Medical Examiner’s Certificate, as well as submit to periodic drug screenings, as defined by applicable federal, state, and VH policies & regulations. Current state EMS certification for primary state of assignment (EMT- Paramedic or equivalent) certification required. Certification and ability to provide care at that level in approved secondary state. EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operators Certificate) or approved equivalent required. ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) course completion or approved equivalent required. PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) course completion or approved equivalent required within six months of employment. * New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.
Must be 21 years of age. Basic level ability navigating in Microsoft Windows and ability to accurately gather and enter data into an electronic medical record in a timely manner. Must have and maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the company’s insurance carrier. Must be able to accurately perform pharmacological calculations.
What You Will Get:
- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
*some benefits are subject to change due to job status
We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.
Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police and/or WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares) (applicable state)
3rd party Background Check
WVOEMS - WV MorphoTrust Fingerprinting (Completed by department) or VAOEMS - VA MorphoTrust Fingerprinting (Completed by department) (applicable state)
10 A Emergency Medical