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Flight Paramedic

Company: Guardian Flight
Location: Yuma
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Job Description:

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FLIGHT PARAMEDIC

Job Locations US-AZ-Yuma
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/21/2019 5:27 PM)

iCIMS Requisition ID

2019-8854

# of Openings

1

Job Families (Portal Searching)

Paramedic

OVERVIEW

Flight Paramedics provide direct patient care in accordance with Guardian Flight protocols and/or medical direction. Assists with coverage of open shifts as needed with the assigned area.

RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

* Responsible for completion and submission of Flight Record

* Responsible for narcotic count

* Provide pre-hospital and intra-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation

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

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

* Knowledgeable in use and routine maintenance of all equipment and supplies used by emergency programs

* Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals, and the public

* Functions as a medical flight member

* Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing and completes necessary documentation

* Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and Pilot assistance when needed, e. radio, navigational, and visual observation activities

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

* Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed

* Responsible for filling open or vacant shifts within assigned area as deemed appropriate by the Regional Director

OTHER DUTIES

* Participates regularly in departmental activities, projects, and committees

* Attends and participates in meetings according to established guidelines

* Undertakes and maintains projects as assigned

* Acts as a mentor and/or participates in orientation of new employees

* Participates in continuing education programs

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

* Will instruct classes as directed by Program Director

* Will assist with PR and marketing at established bases where needed within the assigned area

* Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

* Minimum of three (3) years experience in an emergency or critical care setting required

Education:

* Current EMT-P license/certification in the states served by the assigned area required

* Current in BLS, ACLS, PALS and/or PEPP, ITLS or PHTLS, PHNRP prior to flight status. Other credentials may be required in assigned area

* Advanced Certification (FP-C) preferred, required within 12 months from date of hire.

* NRP if required by state(s) within assigned area

* Instructor certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS/PEPP, ITLS/PHTLS preferred



Skills:

The knowledge, skills and abilities 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 essential functions.

* Ability to read, analyze, and interpret health and flight-related journals, hospital reports, and job specific legal documentation

* Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

* Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to patient care

* 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

* Ability to multitask and perform effectively in a fast paced environment

* Exhibits professionalism, is ethical and able to maintain confidentiality

* Well-organized, analytical and self-directed

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to relate to and interact with people at all levels of the organization

* Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The working conditions as well as physical and mental 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 essential functions.



Working Conditions:

* 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 and at a moderate level when in a hospital environment

* Frequently required to travel within region of assignment



Physical Demands:

* Reach with hands and arms; speak and hear

* Frequently required to sit

* Required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell

* Frequently lift and/or move up to 150 pounds

* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

* Must be able to work a flexible work schedule

GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS

Employee must consistently exhibit our SERVE guiding values:

* Supportive

* Ethical

* Resourceful

* Vigilant About Safety

* Empathetic

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Guardian Flight is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.



Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

Keywords: Guardian Flight, Yuma , Flight Paramedic, Healthcare , Yuma, Arizona

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