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Category: Paramedic
Facility: West, TX
Department: Paramedic
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: 24 Hours
Contact Information: Contact: Steve Clinkscales
Email: clinkscalessteven@air-evac.com
Job Details: EMT-P
3 full years current experience as a paramedic on an ALS uni
Ability to pass a Post Offer Functional Test
Weight restriction of 220lbs.

I.                    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


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