Location
Job Title
Flight Paramedic
Employer
Eagle Air Med
Status
Full-Time
Posted
1 week ago
(02/07/2019)
Last Updated
6 days ago
(02/13/2019)
Application Closes
05/08/2019
Keywords
Paramedic Flight Paramedic
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Flight Paramedic

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Safety is our number one priority! Maintain a high level of safety awareness.
  • Delivers patient care within the scope of practice.
  • Provide basic and advanced patient care prior to and during transport.
  • Provide safe, compassionate and efficient patient care.
  • Able to safely operate in confined spaces, unpredictable situations and stressful environments.
  • Must be well educated in concepts of Threat and Error Management, Just Culture and Air Medical Resource Management.
  • Respond to FW aircraft to provide safe and efficient lift-off, inter-facility and on- scene times.
  • Acquire and maintain extensive working knowledge of Patient Care Guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain strong evidence-based knowledge in clinical practice including emergency stabilization, critical care and transport medicine.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with all NAAMTA, CAMTS, State and local regulations.
  • Operate in a team-oriented environment with autonomy.
  • Select and prepare special equipment for transport according to patient needs.
  • Responsible for performing daily bag, equipment and aircraft checks.
  • After transfer of patient is complete, restock flight bags and aircraft. Equipment must be cleaned and maintained and activation ready.
  • Complete electronic patient care record documentation in a timely manner.
  • Participate in a robust Quality Management Program.
  • Maintains educational compliance at all times.
  • Compile necessary documents/data to be transported with the patient.
  • Must be reliably available as scheduled.
  • Maintains healthy work/rest/life balance.
  • Compliance with drug/alcohol free workplace policy.
  • Make recommendations for safety improvement, quality improvement, job satisfaction and overall service improvement.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings when on duty or as requested. Participation in staff meetings when off-duty is strongly encouraged.
  • Carry a cell phone or pager, while on duty, to be activated for flights.
  • Attend all scheduled flight team meetings, safety stand-downs, mandatory education and training as required.
  • Participate in teaching and training of new employees.
  • Participate in public education programs and public relations functions.

Other duties as assigned and required by the Base Manager, Medical Department Chief and/or Program Director.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3 years recent critical care experience
  • Current ACLS, PALS, and BLS certifications
  • Advanced trauma course certification(s)
  • Possess Hawaii EMTP/MICT license
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and maintain a duty weight of less than 225 lbs. fully geared
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced paramedic certification (ie, FP-C or CCP-C) within one year of hire
  • Flight experience