Air Medical Group Holdings

  • Flight Paramedic

    Job Locations US-CO-Del Norte
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/4/2018 4:09 PM)
    iCIMS Requisition ID
    2018-4851
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Families (Portal Searching)
    Paramedic
  • Overview

    COMPANY DESCRIPTION

     

    Guardian Flight, DBA Eagle Air Med,  is a leading provider of air medical services, management, and experience in the air medical industry.  Eagle Air Med has developed a proven business model that allows our programs to experience success in caring for and transporting patients in rural settings and hospitals to large tertiary care facilities in metropolitan areas. We utilize the most advanced equipment, quality aircraft, and most importantly, trained and experienced staff to accomplish our mission of saving lives and caring for the communities we serve.

    Responsibilities

    JOB DESCRIPTION


    Eagle Air Med is seeking a highly motivated Flight Paramedic for our fixed-wing operation in Del Norte, CO. Starting salary is dependent upon experience.

     

    Eagle Air Med Employee benefits include $3000 relocation assistance, education allowance, paid vacation, holiday pay, 401K (after 1 year of employment), life insurance, and portioned company paid medical/dental insurance for employee and immediate family.

    • Maintain standards of safety for patients and crew.
    • Provide basic and advanced patient care prior to and during transport.
    • Provide compassionate and efficient patient care.
    • Respond to hospital/airport within 20 minutes of time of page at all times when on-call.
    • Acquire and maintain extensive working knowledge of company protocols, procedures, and guidelines.
    • Adhere to all standards of safety. Report and unsafe conditions and/or actions immediately.
    • Follow all state and federal laws.
    • Acquire and maintain strong knowledge base in critical care practice including emergency stabilization, ICU inter-hospital intervention, and management of specific aero Paramedical problems in flight.
    • Knowledge of applicable sections of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations.
    • Maintain knowledge of applicable accreditation standards.
    • Review available information on patient status and consult with a physician as appropriate.
    • Select and prepare special equipment for transport according to patient needs and aircraft used.
    • Responsible for checking bags, equipment, and aircraft prior to departure.
    • After transfer of patient is complete, restock flight bags and aircraft. Equipment must be cleaned and maintained and ready for further flights.
    • Immediately report any equipment and/or patient management problems to the Base Manager and/or Chief Flight Nurse.
    • Complete flight records, QA documents, and trauma registry if appropriate in a timely manner.
    • Participate in debriefing meeting with Paramedical Director, Chief Flight Nurse, and other staff as appropriate when requested.
    • On arriving at referring site, introduce transport personnel; assist with stabilization procedures and preparation of the patient for flight.
    • Compile necessary documents/data to be transported with the patient.
    • Assist in additional patient care as required on arrival to the receiving hospital. All records and reports are transferred to receiving personnel.
    • Responsible for monthly bag checks as assigned.
    • Must be available as scheduled, fulfilling all flight duties.
    • Compliance with drug/alcohol free workplace policy. This includes no drug/alcohol use 8 hours prior to and during all on-call assignments.
    • 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 encouraged.
    • Carry a cell phone or pager, while on duty, to be notified of flights.
    • Attend all scheduled flight team meetings and classes as requested.
    • Participate in teaching and training of new employees.
    • Participate in public education programs and public relations functions.
    • Other duties as assigned and required by your manager(s).

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • 3 years recent experience
    • Current ACLS, PALS, BLS
    • Advanced trauma course certifications
    • Current National Registry
    • Must be able to lift 50lbs and maintain a duty weight of less than 225lbs fully suited

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • FP-C, CCP-C, or CCEMT-P
    • Flight experience

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