Mission Health boasts a progressive, innovative and highly advanced EMS system that encompasses three rural -county 911 EMS units, an in-house Air Medical team, robust and growing Regional Transport Services, Behavioral Transport Services, Telecommunications, Regional Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Relief in addition to six Emergency Departments serving 19 counties in Western North Carolina. We partner with AB-Tech to host the UMBC EMTPCC program as well as provide various pathways to leadership development and educational opportunities for our valuable staff.
About Regional Transport Services at Mission Health:
Our Regional Transport Services at Mission Health complete 25,000 inter-facility ground transports and discharges per year while managing over 150 true Critical Care Transports annually. Looking to advance your career as a Critical Care Paramedic, RN, PA, Flight Medic or RRT? Our flexible schedule and educational reimbursement program make this a valuable opportunity to grow in our highly advanced EMS system! Our RTS Critical Care Teams consists of one EMT, one Paramedic and one Critical Care Paramedic for mobile ICU support. Our state-of-the-art Rescue Promedic ambulances carry Zoll X-series Monitors, Alaris IV pumps, Ferno iNX Stretchers and Newport HT-70 ventilators that are just part of our cutting-edge ambulatory ICU environment. In RTS, we pride ourselves on our progressive care models and strategic planning for future growth as we lead the way in our industry. As part of our commitment to best practice in patient-centered care and ensuring quality outcomes for our patients and their families, Mission RTS also operates a specialized Behavioral Health Transport unit and a Community CaraMedic program.
Job Summary: Perform advanced assessment, hemodynamic monitoring, ventilator care and administration of advanced medication formulary during the care of critically ill or injured patients. Assumes responsibility for the operation and maintenance of emergency vehicles.
Required Education: EMS Certificate from Community College or Associate of Science in EMS. Must complete and maintain continuing education or re-certification class as required by NC OEMS.
Preferred Education: Bachelors in EMS
Required License: UMBC CCEMT-P certification, North Carolina Paramedic certification, North Carolina drivers license and must meet insurance guidelines, must have BCLS, ITLS or PHTLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP. Must have a valid NC driver's license or procure one within 30 days of employment unless an out-of-state commuter, at least two years of satisfactory driving experience and be at least 25 years of age to meet the Mission Health established insurance guidelines.
Preferred License: National Registry.
Required Experience: Two years of full time active paramedic level primary EMS or Critical Care transport service experience or combination thereof.
Preferred Experience: Three to five years of full time active paramedic level primary EMS or Critical Care transport service experience or combination thereof
Mission Health, based in Asheville, North Carolina, is the state’s sixth-largest health system and the region’s only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system governed and managed exclusively in western North Carolina. Mission Health was recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems from 2012-2015 by Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters, becoming the only health ...system in North Carolina to achieve this recognition. Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. Its medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians and is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Mission Health has seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children’s Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women’s Health. Mission Hospital, located in Asheville, is the system’s flagship hospital and is licensed for 763 beds. It is the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care. It also includes Mission Children’s Hospital – the region’s only children’s hospital. Other Mission Health member hospitals include Angel Medical Center in Franklin, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in Highlands, McDowell Hospital in Marion and Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. With approximately 10,700 employees and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina.