Covenant Health

Job Title
Claiborne Medical Center
Department Name




$5,000 Sign-on Bonus 

Full Time, 80 Hours per pay period, Shifts vary


About Claiborne Medical Center

Claiborne Medical Center, a member of Knoxville-based Covenant Health, offers a full range of medical services including emergency care, general and orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation, and diagnostic services. Our radiology services are certified by the American College of Radiology in Computerized Tomography (CT), Mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound. Claiborne also provides skilled and long-term care through Claiborne Health and Rehabilitation Center. Our team of physicians and staff is dedicated to putting our patients first, every day.  For more information, visit



Position Summary:

Within the Covenant Health EMS System, the Paramedic is a public safety professional that responds to medical emergencies and other medical transport needs in pre-hospital and interfacility settings. Upon arrival, the Paramedic performs triage and initial survey, provides emergency care through careful assessment of the patient, and recognizes injuries and illnesses. The Paramedic shall also gain knowledge of pre-existing medical conditions, previous medications, medical preferences, and identification of the patient.



Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || || 865-374-5368


  • The Paramedic may administer his/her full scope of medications and provide his/her full scope of medical interventions for the emergent management of injury and/or illness as approved by the EMS Medical Director.
  • Renders necessary emergency care for acute illness or injury, including medical emergencies, traumatic injury, behavioral health emergencies, or other associated care of chronic comorbid conditions.
  • Reports essential information concerning the patient, the patient's medical condition, and treatment to the medical personnel who assume responsibility for continuing care of the patient.
  • Utilizes EMS telecommunications for coordination and information exchange with EMS dispatchers, medical facilities, online medical control, and other system users, and conducts radio transmissions appropriately with regard for rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Responsible for routine daily maintenance checks on the vehicle assigned to them and records results on the vehicle maintenance checklist; properly cleans and restocks assigned vehicles after each call; and refuels vehicle (at the designated service stations) after each call or when tank is less than 1/2 full.
  • Adheres to the Covenant Health EMS dress code while on duty.
  • Completes all mandatory Covenant Health training, mandatory Covenant Health EMS in-service training, as well as additional independent training to meet State of Tennessee minimal continuing education requirements.
  • Local travel required.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:          

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority. Preference will be given to Paramedics with critical care and/or community paramedicine certification.


Minimum Experience:         

Must maintain Paramedic license. Two (2) years of experience in EMS or in another healthcare setting preferred.


Licensure Requirement:      

Must have and maintain current TN license as required to perform the duties of a Paramedic in the State of Tennessee. Employee must have a valid driver’s license. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure.



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