Air Medical Group Holdings

  • Flight Paramedic

    Job Locations US-TX-Abilene
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    iCIMS Requisition ID
    2018-3851
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Families (Portal Searching)
    Paramedic
  • Overview

    Provides direct patient care in accordance with Air Evac Lifeteam policies, protocols and/or online medical direction

    Responsibilities

    Flight Paramedic Duties
    • Provides pre-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation
    • Provides advanced life support care and documentation on ambulance transports from sending facilities
    • Knowledgeable in the use and routine management of all equipment and supplies
    • Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing, completing necessary documentation
    • Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and pilot assistance when needed, i.e. radio, navigational and visual observation activities
    • Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed

    • Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, crewmembers, medical personnel, patient, bystanders and equipment prior to liftoff
    • Functions as a medical flight crew member
    • Other duties as assigned
    Administrative duties
    • Completes and submits Flight Records
    • Completes Narcotic count and documents per policy
    • Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences
    •Maintains and submits documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, safety, and advanced procedures
    • Participates regularly in departmental activities, projects, and committees
    • Participates in continuing education programs
    • Attends and participates in meetings according to established base guidelines
    • Acts as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • National registered EMT-P without individual disciplinary action, currently
    licensed in the states served by assigned base


    Skills:
    • PHTLS or ITLS, NRP, BLS, ACLS, and PALS or PEPP completed prior to flight status and maintained for employment
    • FP-C and/or CCP-C within 24 months from date of hire (may vary due to specific State regulation)
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret health and flight-related journals, patient charts, and job specific legal documents
    • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

    • Ability to perform mathematical functions for drug calculations and age specific medication management
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables


    Experience:
    • Three years of service in an active pre-hospital ALS service


    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Regularly reach with hands and arms
    • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time
    • Occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
    • Frequently lift and/or move a minimum of 70 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
    • Must be able to sit in an aircraft seat in an upright position, restrained by a four point system while wearing a helmet
    • Required to work frequently near moving mechanical parts
    • Required to work in outside weather conditions
    • Frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens or airborne particles
    • Frequently exposed to vibrations/turbulence and loud noise levels requiring hearing protection/helmet

     

    Air Evac is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status or other non-merit factors.

    Time Type (Portal Searching)

    Regular Part-Time

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