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***Must be local to the Howell, MI area***
The primary responsibilities of the Paramedic include the following:
Provide medical support for air medical evacuations as determined by the primary medical providers (physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants) that does not exceed the scope of practice.
Trained and knowledgeable in-flight medic procedures operating primarily in a transport environment.
Provided all services in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which Acuity is recognized.
Hold and maintain a current unrestricted U.S. (State) Paramedic license.
Hold and maintain a valid U.S.Passport.
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - Paramedic Preferred (NREMT-P), required.
Prefer an active Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C)
A minimum of 5 years' experience as a Paramedic is required.
Must hold and maintain current certifications in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and an advanced trauma course (PHTLS/TCCC/ITLS).
Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program (CCEMTP) or other Critical Care training course and certification desirable.
Experience as a military Flight Medic, Combat Medic or Navy Corpsman is desirable.
Duties and Responsibilities:
All Paramedic candidates shall have the skills and ability to perform:
Medical support as a flight paramedic during aeromedical evacuations.
Examines patients, performs physical exams.
Documentation and maintenance of patient records.
Therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, management of infection, EKG's, etc.
Direct patient care, including at a minimum:
Assessment and diagnosis
Venous blood draw
3/12 lead electrocardiogram (EKGs) interpretation
Knowledge of medications
Duties within their scope of practice as dictated by their license.
Health promotion and preventative care.
Function as the medical crew member.
Operate aircraft equipment and comply with crew coordination procedures.
Assist with pre-mission liftoff checklist and provide pilot assistance when needed (i.e. radio, navigational and visual observation activities).
May require overnight stays.
Participates in loading and unloading of patients at originating and destination facilities.
Other duties as required.
Must have a valid, current U.S. Driver's License.
Background check required.
Must be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.
Travel to and between CONUS locations is required.
Capable of responding to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions.
May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft.
May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and work in close proximity to moving mechanical parts, aircraft, and vehicles.
Required to kneel, bend, sit and lift heavy objects for extended periods of time.
Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
For OFCCP compliance, the taxable entity associated with this job posting is:Acuity - CHS Middle East, LLC
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