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FLIGHT PARAMEDIC

Lifeguard operated by Air Methods
1505 Terminal Drive
Carlsbad, NM 88220
United States

Experience Required
Yes
Minimum Flight Hours Required

Job Description

Flight Paramedics at Air Methods are making a difference in the lives of others every day. As a member of our highly qualified Clinical Flight Team which focus on providing high quality pre-hospital advanced life support care to patients across the life-span within assigned clinical area.

As a Flight Paramedic with Air Methods, you will enjoy working with a company that continually supports you by providing competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits which includes tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match and much more.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· 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 positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals and the public.

o Participates in patient and referring institution follow-up.

o Participates in planned outreach marketing and education activities.

· Functions as a medical flight member.

o Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefings and completes necessary documentation.

o 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.

Job Requirements

Education: High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree in Health related field preferred.

Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a busy 911 system

Licenses & Certificates:

· 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 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 county required)

· Advance trauma course: (1) of the following is acceptable: TNCC, ATLS/ATCN, TNATC or CAMTS-approved advanced trauma course within 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 the largest provider of air medical emergency transport services in the United States. Annually, the company flies close to 150,000 air medical flight hours and transports nearly 100,000 patients who require intensive medical care from either the scene of an accident or general care hospitals to highly-skilled trauma centers or tertiary care centers.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

Employer Contact Information
Air Methods
Jackie Podgorski
1640 S Stapley Drive, Suite 201
Mesa AZ 85204
United States
Air Methods Jackie Podgorski
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