Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital is located in Onancock, Virginia on the beautiful Eastern Shore! Onancock is a rural area with beaches and wildlife to include the 9,000 acre Chincoteague wildlife refuge. This brand new, state of the art facility is a 52-bed hospital with private rooms, a Surgical Suite with three operating rooms, a ten bed Intensive Care Unit, and an advanced Emergency Department with all private treatment rooms. The hospital has expanded the outpatient services to include a diagnostic center with advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scanner, on-campus Cancer Care Center and a freestanding medical office building housing our specialty physician offices. The Virginia Delmarva Peninsula is nestled between the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean and offers that rare treasure - peace. Northampton County has the distinction of being one of the earliest settlements in our nation's history and this rural County retains its pastoral beauty and leisurely pace to this day. With its numerous saltwater bays, marshes and creeks, the county is one of the few unspoiled coastal areas on the Eastern Seaboard.
Job Summary: Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, Charge Nurse, and the medical direction of the Emergency Department Physician. Is responsible for providing assistance to the ED/Trauma physicians and RN in the delivery of patient care to include invasive and non-invasive procedures. In addition, must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to age of the patient served in assigned department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. Must also possess the ability to collect data reflective of the patients status and assist with the interpretation of appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to age specific needs as described in the departmental policy and procedural guide.
Educational Requirements: Successful completion of Paramedic Course and maintains a Virginia or National Registry Certification.
Certification/Licensure Requirements: Virginia or National Registry Paramedic and BLS Provider certification.
Experience Requirements: Minimum of 1 to 3 years field experience.