EMT - Paramedic

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Clearance: Secret (Top Secret in 18 months)
Location: Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Reports To: Program Management
Summary All Contract EMT-Paramedic (EMT-P) shall meet the qualifications for that specialty and perform essentially the same functions, within the scope of acceptable standards for their technical professional discipline, as those required by Army or government service technical professionals of similar experience and
in similar duty assignments. Contract EMT-Ps practices /productivity will be compared to that of other Government personnel assigned to the same medical clinic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
SPECIFIC DUTIES/TASKS THE CONTRACT EMPLOYEE SHALL PERFORM BUT NOT LIMITED TO: a. The contracted EMT-P will provide the following services and in strict compliance with standing orders and protocols set forth by the MTF, and IAW JC guidelines to include, but will not necessarily be limited to the following: (1) Works independently, without direct supervision, under general guidance of established administrative policies, procedures, regulations and schedules. (2) Responsible for planning and coordinating medical support for high risk training, training operations, and operational missions. (3) Management of execution of rigorous medical training and education schedule (4) Instruct Service Members on the following topics and other topics as directed: Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Basic Trauma Life Support up to Advanced Trauma Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals, and travel medicine. (5) Conducts medical planning and operation support for operational missions. (6) Plans, coordinates and executes joint high risk medical training. (7) Develop and validate air and ground medical evacuation plans for evacuation from training site to local hospitals. (8) Perform Opposing Forces duties as needed during training exercises. (9) Performs a full range of clinical support at the aid stations and in the field when performing ambulance emergency or in-flight response, transfer, or transport services. (10) Evaluate and treat emergent, urgent, and non-emergent patients ranging from infants to elderly. (11) Recognize medical emergencies and respond appropriately. Initiate appropriate emergency response as required. (12) Maintain accurate clinical records and receiving requests for consultations and laboratory work of specific patients. The EMT-P shall complete medical charting within 72 hours of patient visit IAW with JC guidelines. (13) Enters, manipulates, and/or retrieves information and data from Defense Ready and AHLTA (14) Transcribes physician and nursing orders involving patient activities, diets and medications as necessary in the appropriate manual or automated system. (15) Completes request forms, manually or automated, for individual patient orders for blood work, imaging, pharmaceuticals, consults and other requests as required. (16) Assist with provision medical services in a primary care outpatient care setting as required. (17) Provide Class VIII re-supply to deploying personnel as required. (18) Assist in administration of routine immunizations with supervision of medical provider. (19) Travel: Travel within the National Capital Region on a weekly basis may be required for the provision of medical training and/or coverage of military training exercises. CONUS travel for periods of 4-8 weeks twice a year may be required to provide medical training or coverage for military training exercises. OCONUS travel may also be required for a 2-4 week period annually.

RESPONSIBLITIES THE CONTRACT EMPLOYEE SHALL PERFORM BUT NOT LIMITED TO: a. Ensure compliance with standard of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment MTF and JAW JC guidelines. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries. b. Complete orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with unit guidelines. c. When assigned, will serve and participate in committees, functions and other meetings. Provide relevant and timely information, and assists with decision-making and process improvement. d. Also may serve as preceptor for EMT-P preceptor programs. e. As required, participate in customer service initiatives and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services. f. Provide clerical or front desk/reception support as required. g. Inventory and resupply of clinic medical supply and equipment.

Supervision: Requires moderate supervision and may at times supervise others.op

Minimum Qualifications / Education and/or Experience:

Education: Graduate of an accredited EMT-Paramedic certification program.

Experience: 10-years military or and/or emergency medical services experience; 5-years experience as a qualified Advanced Tactical Practitioner; Instructor/teacher experience, and management experience are required.

(1) Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers. (2) Shall be knowledgeable of equipment and supply terminology and skill sufficient to identify and use necessary equipment and supplies properly and to communicate proper use with nurses, medical staff, patients, and family members. (3) Shall be sufficiently skilled to teach patients proper self-care and to motivate patients and family members to continue the procedures for promoting rapid healing. (4) Shall be knowledgeable and possess skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients. The Contract EMT-P shall demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the appropriate patient population served: Infants, Children, Adolescent, Adults, and Geriatric (>65). (5) Assess, coordinate, facilitate, deliver and evaluate care for infant to geriatric patients. (6) Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions, diagnostic studies and treatments related to prevention, and detection of illnesses in adults, is desirable. (7) The contracted EMT-P will be knowledgeable in professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience in assessing adult and geriatric patients, as appropriate. (8) Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records. (9) Hold and maintain a U.S. driver's license (10) Physical demands: Be able to transport a patient on a litter and carry required equipment a minimum 100 meters in diverse environmental conditions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Clearance:

Clearance: Secret Clearance required (Top Secret in 18 months).

A current unrestricted license from any one of the 50 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands is acceptable.

Licenses: Possess a valid certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

Certification: EMT-P, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

Computer Skills
Must have working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications as well as experience with Electronic Medical Records.

Competencies - To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information including, but not limited to patient medical information.

Diversity - Aware of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Strategic Thinking - Adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritize and plans work activities; Stays on schedule; Uses time efficiently.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze; Ability to read and write patient medical records, business correspondence; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from patients, families, managers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills - Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations as needed.

Reasoning Ability - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to question activities and issues in all functional areas and make sound decisions based on that data.

Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move equipment and/or patients at times without assistance.

Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to patients potentially sick and/or well. With exposure to varied medical equipment as well as electronic office equipment.

Chenega Corporation is an EOE. AA/M/F/D/V. Native preference under PL930638. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications / Education and/or Experience:

Education: Graduate of an accredited EMT-Paramedic certification program.

Experience: 10-years military or and/or emergency medical services experience; 5-years experience as a qualified Advanced Tactical Practitioner; Instructor/teacher experience, and management experience are required.

(1) Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers. (2) Shall be knowledgeable of equipment and supply terminology and skill sufficient to identify and use necessary equipment and supplies properly and to communicate proper use with nurses, medical staff, patients, and family members. (3) Shall be sufficiently skilled to teach patients proper self-care and to motivate patients and family members to continue the procedures for promoting rapid healing. (4) Shall be knowledgeable and possess skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients. The Contract EMT-P shall demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the appropriate patient population served: Infants, Children, Adolescent, Adults, and Geriatric (>65). (5) Assess, coordinate, facilitate, deliver and evaluate care for infant to geriatric patients. (6) Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions, diagnostic studies and treatments related to prevention, and detection of illnesses in adults, is desirable. (7) The contracted EMT-P will be knowledgeable in professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience in assessing adult and geriatric patients, as appropriate. (8) Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records. (9) Hold and maintain a U.S. driver's license (10) Physical demands: Be able to transport a patient on a litter and carry required equipment a minimum 100 meters in diverse environmental conditions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Clearance:

Clearance: Secret Clearance required (Top Secret in 18 months).

A current unrestricted license from any one of the 50 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands is acceptable.

Licenses: Possess a valid certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

Certification: EMT-P, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

Computer Skills
Must have working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications as well as experience with Electronic Medical Records.

Primary LocationUnited States-Virginia-Fort Belvoir
Organization GTW, LLC
Recruiter Patrick Hoffman

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