Flight Paramedic , Jonesboro, AR

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Job Details:
3 full years current experience as a paramedic on an ALS uni
Ability to pass a Post Offer Functional Test
Weight restriction of 220lbs.


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

II. QUALIFICATIONS
A. Education:

· High school diploma required

· National registered EMT-P currently licensed in the states of served by assigned base

B. Skills:

· PHTLS or BTLS, NRP, BCLS, ACLS, and PALS completed prior to flight status

· CFP and CCEMT-P preferred but not required

· Ability to read analyze, and interpret health and flight-related journals, hospital reports, 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

· 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

C. Experience:

· Three years service in active pre-hospital service ACLS



III. 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 up to 100 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 assigned aircraft seat in an upright position and 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

· Exposed to loud noise levels requiring headphones while in-flight



You must currently meet and maintain a weight of 220 lbs or less.



IV. DUTIES

A. Flight Paramedic

· 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

· Knowledgeable in the use and routine malignance of all equipment and supplies used by emergency programs

· Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing and completes 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

· Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professional activities, i.e. national, state legislative-elected or appointed

· Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, medical personnel, patient, and equipment prior to liftoff

B. Administrative duties

· Maintains documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, safety, and advanced procedures in the Employee Education Manual

· Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representative, hospitals and the public

· Participates regularly in departmental activities, projects, and committees

· Participates in continuing education programs

· Acts as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees

· Attends and participates in meetings according to established base guidelines

· Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences

Air Evac Offers:
401(k) Match
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Employer Paid Short Term Disability
Employer Paid Long Term Disability
Employer Paid Life Insurance*
Vision Plan
EAP Program
Housing provided while on hitch
Large operational area with many opportunities for transfer
Work over optional
* Covers med crews while in flight .

Contact Information: Contact: Ashley Farrell
Email: farrellashley@air-evac.com



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