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AMI Expeditionary Healthcare, LLC Rapid Response Flight Paramedic - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

Rapid Response On-Call Flight Paramedic - Las Vegas, NV

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada 89169

Duration: Ongoing, On-Call 1-2 days per week

Rate: $35/hr, paid twice a month as 1099 independent contractor, for hours worked

Start Date: January 2021

To be considered you must be local to Las Vegas and have the following:

  • Active (NREMT) Paramedic certification (NRP)

  • Active ACLS certification

  • Valid unexpired passport

Please be sure to attach all required documents/credentials for consideration.

A background check and drug screening will be required for all positions.

About AMI:Physician-owned and physician-led, AMI Expeditionary Healthcare provides proven expertise and medical services to government agencies, the private sector, international aid organizations, and humanitarian concerns in remote and challenging environments. We are seeking dedicated health care professionals as independent contractors to support our commitment to saving lives.

About Rapid Response Relief:RAPID RESPONSE RELIEF is emergency response work and we need consultants to be flexible with the changing conditions of this emergency-oriented nature of work

The ideal candidate will be prepared to deploy on short notice, a team player, professional, proficient in their work, experienced, and flexible.

Please note: this is an immediate response effort to take place as needed. This position requires flexibility to be on site within a 2-hour notice.

Job Summary:The Flight Paramedic will be considered on-call and must be able to respond within 2 hours to assist in the safe in-flight transportation of patients.

Responsibilities:

  • The Flight Paramedic will use the acceptable medical industry standards to manage each patient?s care.

  • Administer medications, procedures, and/or treatments in accordance with written medical orders and or verbal orders from appropriate medical direction.

  • Verify all required medications, equipment, and supplies and maintain all required medical documentation.

  • Review medical records and ensure that all records are current and complete.

  • Ensure that patients are medically stable and fit to fly.

  • Notify leadership of any potential public health threats or hazards.

  • Respond to all medical emergencies (i.e. seizures, chest pain, mental disorder, etc.) and provide quality medical care to all age groups.

  • Administer prescribed medications, as necessary.

  • Prepare medications and medical documentation.

  • Report any specific incidents during flight, as appropriate.

  • Perform symptom screening, as required.

  • Assume responsibility as the primary medical provider of care for all patients with stable, unstable, and/or complex medical conditions during flights.

  • Anticipate and acquire resources needed for routine and unexpected medical incidents, including medical emergencies during a flight.

  • Related tasks as needed. The job duties are flexible and subject to change dependent upon operational needs.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Minimum high school graduate.

  • Must be local to Las Vegas and be able to provide immediate response within a 2-hour notice period.

  • Must possess a valid driver?s license, and must have a safe driving record for the past 5 years.

  • Must possess a valid U.S. Passport. Travel may be required.

  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug test.

  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a NREMT Paramedic.

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years? experience as an ALS Paramedic.

  • Must be physically able to perform the full range of medical duties without limitation.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language fluently.

Required Certifications and Trainings:

  • Active National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification

  • (NREMT) Paramedic Certification (NRP).

  • Active ACLS Certification

  • Active Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.

  • Active Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Certification.

  • Active Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification.

  • Blood born pathogens and equipment use.

  • Be currently involved in continuous educational training.

  • Prepare electronically generated clearly written concise reports.

Preferred Certifications and Trainings:

  • Instructor ratings in ACLS and ITLS

  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS/ ITLS)

  • PALS- Pediatric Advanced Life Support

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Be courteous and demonstrate good manners toward employees and patients.

  • Report to work physically fit and mentally alert.

  • Possess the ability to meet and deal tactfully with people.

  • Possess the ability to understand, explain, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, directives, and procedures.

  • Possess poise, self-confidence, and the ability to make sound decisions and react quickly under stressful conditions.

  • Experience operating in high-stress regions experiencing conflict or sudden-onset disasters.

  • Possess the ability to be extremely flexible and adapt to changing situations.

  • Possess the ability to accept and respond to instruction and direction.

  • Comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws while performing official duties.

AMI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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