Wake Forest Baptist Health is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest Baptist’s two main components are an integrated clinical system – anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem – that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 350 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,500 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.
JOB SUMMARY: Works as a driver and member of the Critical Care Transport teams, transferring patients between facilities. Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle, including maintenance of mission ready status, obeying laws and regulations of the highway as well as the NC Office of Emergency Medical Services. Assists transport nurses with the physical component of patient transfer.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma required, and one year experience driving emergency vehicles. Previous hospital experience required.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician certification or higher, North Carolina Class C driver's license, Driver's Training Course (EVOC or CEVO).
1. Promotes the safe and supportive transport environment for all passengers in the transport vehicle.
2. Practices professional and courteous conduct in accordance with the five key values of the institution and the expectations of the AirCare leadership.
3. Meets guidelines to satisfy regulatory requirements of NCOEMS.
4. Meets patient care guidelines as well as family and patient psychosocial and physical needs to optimize recovery.
5. Conserves and maximizes utilization of resources.
6. Utilizes knowledge of age/developmental specific care needs during emergency response or when utilizing emergency equipment (vehicle).
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong oral, written, and listening communication skills
Ability to adapt to various situations in the work environment
Subject to highly stressful conditions involving multiple personnel, media, and critically ill, injured, occasionally dead or dying patients
Subject to irregular hours
Works outside in heat or cold extremes
Potential for exposure to infectious disease
Moderate to high noise environment
Physically demanding during transport role
Handles emergency or crisis situations professionally
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X Reaching with arms
X Finger and hand dexterity
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
X 20 lbs. maximum
X 50 lbs. maximum
X 100 lbs. maximum
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