Covenant Health

Job Title
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Department Name


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Paramedic, Emergency Room

Full time, 72 hours per pay period, Varied shifts


With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.


  • 283 licensed beds
  • 25 ICU beds
  • 12 intermediate care beds
  • 38 emergency suites
  • 2 cath labs
  • 8 LDRP suites
  • Over 250 active and courtesy physicians
  • Over 800 employees

Position Summary:

Assist with specified nursing and technician functions as assigned, under the direction of a registered nurse or a physician.


Recruiter: Kathleen Rice || || 865-835-3727


  • Performs basic triage in clinical area.
  • Performs urinary catheterizations on emergency department patients.
  • Starts IVs; administers intravenous medications.
  • Administers intravenous antibiotics.
  • Administer subcutaneous medications.
  • Administer intramuscular medications.
  • Fits orthopedic appliances (STAT supplies).
  • Applies dressings.
  • Takes patient vital signs.
  • Transports/lifts/moves patients to appropriate areas in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort.


Minimum Education:

Must be a graduate of an approved paramedic program.


Minimum Experience:

Prior experience as an emergency medical technician and/or hospital attendant required. Must be knowledgeable in aseptic technique and IV/subcutaneous/intramuscular medications. Must have an understanding of standard techniques used in providing personal services for patients and in caring for equipment and supplies. For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable. 


Licensure Requirement:

Must have and maintain a license as a paramedic with the State of Tennessee. Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) for CPR.


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