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Flight Paramedic Mo Homebased Mo job at Air Methods Corporation in St Joseph MO
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Prefer candidates to live inKansas City Denver Oklahoma City Job Summary Responsible for providing high quality pre-hospital advanced life support including assessment triage and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Air Methods Community Based Services (CBS) Medical Director(s). Youll be responsible for carrying out the mission and goals of Air Methods CBS assuring that safety remains the highest priority throughout the transport continuum. This position supports multiple Clinical Flight Teams in an assigned area. Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following: Provides pre-hospital advanced life support care from the initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility; maintains thorough patient care documentation. Practices within his/her scope of practice as defined by the states regulating each base and Air Methods CBS. Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences. Communicates educational needs to the Medical Base Supervisor and Medical Education Coordinator. Maintains documentation of required licensure certifications continuing education aviation and safety training OSHA and HIPAA training clinical rotations and advanced procedures. Attends minimum of six educational programs per year pertinent to his/her practice. Knowledgeable in use and routine maintenance of all equipment and supplies used by Air Methods CBS. Responsible for reporting medical equipment failures and taking initial steps to insure repair of equipment as directed. Maintains adequate supplies onboard aircraft to deliver patient care. Keeps aircraft clean and orderly to insure rapid response to all transport requests. Participates in patient and referring institution follow-up and planned outreach marketing and education activities. Functions as a medical flight member by attending pre-mission briefings and mission debriefings and completes necessary documentation. Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and assists pilot as requested i.e. radio navigational and visual observation activities. Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self medical personnel patient and equipment. Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed. Serves as a flight resource to neonatal/pediatric personnel when transporting specialty patients by helicopter. Performs advanced skills and procedures as approved by Air Methods CBS Medical Director(s). Serves as a role model educator and clinical resource. Participates regularly in departmental activities projects and committees (to include research and publishing opportunities). Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professional activities i.e. national state legislativeelected or appointed. Other Duties as assigned. Additional Job Requirements Regular scheduled attendance Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling: 85% Subject to applicable laws and Air Methods policies regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods employment practices and policies. Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position. Education and Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience Bachelors degree in health-related field preferred Minimum three (3) years recent experience in a busy 911 system Previous critical care transport and flight experience preferred Skills Skills as required to practice as a paramedic as defined by assigned state scope of practice and advanced practice skills as defined by Medical Director(s) and Medical Standards. Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues EMS representatives hospitals and the public while executing strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of collaboration at all levels Demonstrates high critical thinking and reasoning skills and strong attention to detail while working in a fast paced environment that requires ability to prioritize and multi-task Ability to work a flexible schedule including overtime and 24/7 on-call rotation Dependable and self-motivated while working in a frequently changing environment Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal Computer Skills Proficient with Microsoft Suite including Word Excel PowerPoint and Outlook Certificates Licenses Registrations Registered EMT-P licensed in state(s) served National Certification may be required to meet state licensure requirements Specialty certification: FP-C is highly encouraged within two (2) years of hire Current certifications in Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR; ACLS; PALS or equivalent (AHA courses if state or county required) and advanced provider ITLS or PHTLS (if state or country required) Advance trauma course: one (1) of the following is acceptable: TNCC ATLS/ATCN TNATC or CAMTS-approved advanced trauma course within six (6) months of hire. (Please note advanced skills lab must accompany all of the above mentioned advanced trauma courses) NRP lessons 1-9 within 6 months of hire NIMS Training IS 100 200 700 800 and HazMat upon hire Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex sexual orientation gender identity national origin disability or protected veteran status. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge (b) in furtherance of an investigation proceeding hearing or action including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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