Critical Care Paramedic - Pegasus Air & Ground
$7500.00 Sign-On Bonus
Job ID: R0019630 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Sign-on bonus of up to $7500.00 for qualified candidates!

Professional Paramedic with at least 3 years of field experience as an advanced life support provider who has critical care credential. They should be able to handle the full gamut of critical care transport, including airway and vent management, complicated medication therapies, central venous access, blood administration, interpretation of common lab and diagnostic studies, and other advanced skills typically associated with critical care medicine.


$7500.00 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Candidates!!!

  • Assesses and treats ill and injured patients in accordance with local and University protocols.
  • Responsible for administering advanced life support care to critically ill or injured persons in a safe environment.
  • Maintains safety as a primary responsibility throughout all aspects of care and transportation.
  • Identifies potential areas for improved care.
  • Interfaces effectively with peers and customers, and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per department policy.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Position Compensation Range: $19.88 - $30.81 Hourly


To be eligible for hire:

  • Virginia Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic eligibility.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) PALS.
  • Unrestricted, valid driver's license.
  • High school diploma/equivalency required. Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
  • 3 years of relevant experience at the advanced life support level required. 5 years and interfacility transport experience preferred.

Required within 6 months of hire:

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) Level II or higher

Required within one year of hire:

  • TNATC, ATLS Audit or advanced trauma equivalent
  • International Board of Specialty Certification Flight Paramedic (FP-C) or Critical Care Paramedic (CCP-C)

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/walking, climbing (ladder, steps) and driving. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull >100 lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, noise, blood/body fluids, infectious disease and outdoor climate. Maintain weight so as to fit into the seat belts/shoulder harnesses as provided by the aircraft or ambulance manufacturer without modification to those safety devices.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

Pegasus Medical Transport
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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