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Field Medic - Seasonal in Old Fort, NC at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Old Fort, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/15/2019

Job Description

SUWS of the Carolinas is hiring for a Seasonal Full-Time Field Medic for the Summer Season. We are a wilderness therapy company that operates in the beautiful Pisgah National Forest, 30 minutes east of Asheville, NC, and serves youth and adolescents ages 10-17.

This is a seasonal position that will run April through August; schedule tentatively planned as 10am-6pm Saturday - Wednesday. Duties and responsibilities include: coordinate with a local pharmacy to help manage student medications, weekly medical checks for students, transport students to doctors, psychiatrists, and emergency rooms as needed, address student medical issues, update parents on students' health, and facilitate staff trainings.  The Field Medic checks on students in the field therefore must be able to hike in strenuous terrain.  A successful applicant will be detail oriented with strong paperwork, organizing, and filing skills.

Applicants must have a valid driver's license and must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check including a motor vehicle record check.   The preferred applicant will be certified as an EMT, WFR, or LPN.

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