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Guardian Flight Flight Paramedic in Alamosa, Colorado

Flight ParamedicRequisition ID2021-15963LocationUS-CO-AlamosaEmployment TypeRegular Full-TimeJob DescriptionJob Description Summary : JOB SUMMARY Flight Paramedics provide directpatient care in accordance with GMR protocols and/or medical direction. Theyalso assist with coverage of open shifts as needed with the assigned area.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES * Responsible for completion and submission ofelectronic patient care record for each dispatched flight within the specifiedtime frame * Responsible for daily base checks, which includes narcoticcount * Provide pre-hospital and intra-hospital advanced life support carefrom initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the acceptingmedical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation * Maintainscompetency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoinglaboratory and clinical experiences * Maintain documentation of requiredlicensure, certifications, continuing education, safety, and advancedprocedures in the Employee Education Manual * Knowledgeable in use and routinemaintenance of all equipment and supplies used by emergency programs *Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMSrepresentatives, hospitals, and the public * Functions as a medical flightmember * Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing and completesnecessary documentation * Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and Pilotassistance when needed, i.e. radio, navigational, and visual observationactivities * Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self,medical personnel, patient, and equipment prior to liftoff * Conductsaircraft safety briefings as needed * Responsible for filling open or vacantshifts within assigned area as deemed appropriate by the Regional DirectorOTHER DUTIES * Participates regularly in departmental activities,projects, and committees * Attends and participates in meetings according toestablished guidelines * Undertakes and maintains projects as assigned * Actsas a mentor and/or participates in orientation of new employees *Participates in continuing education programs * Maintains awareness of currentissues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professionalactivities, i.e. national, state legislative-elected or appointed * Willinstruct classes as directed by Program Director * Will assist with PR andmarketing at established bases where needed within the assigned area * Otherduties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS Experience: * Minimum of three (3)years' experience in an ALS or critical care setting required * Flightexperience preferred Education: * Current EMT-P license/certification inthe states served by the assigned area required * BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRPrequired prior to flight status. Will be required to obtain traumacertification within 6 months of hire * Advanced Certification (FP-C)preferred, required within 12 months from date of hire. * Instructorcertifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS/PEPP, ITLS/PHTLS preferred *NREMT-P certification may be require in assigned area Skills: Theknowledge, skills and abilities described here are representative of thosethat must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentialfunctions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. * Ability toread, analyze, and interpret health and flight-related journals,hospital reports, and job specific legal documentation * Ability to respondto inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or membersof the business community * Ability to add, subtract, multiply, anddivide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions,and decimals * Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to applyconcepts of basic algebra and geometry to patient care * Ability to defineproblems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions *Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions inmathematical or diagr

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