Air Medic (Deployed)

Air Medics
 Qualified Air Medic for OCONUS Operations – Extrication Qualified

Stabilize, transport, and transfers patients by aircraft. Candidate must be able to assesses the extent of illness or injury to stabilize the patient and prioritize follow-on medical procedures.  Provides advanced life support care to patients who are ill and/or injured. Replenishes the aircraft with medical supplies after flights. Must be Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) certified, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified, and Extrication Qualified.

Security Clearance Required

Essential Functions:

    • Provides health care services to patients under the direction and responsibility of a Physician Assistant, Physician, or Nurse Practitioner.
    • Provides medical support as a flight medic during aero medical evacuations.
    • Examines patients, performs physical exams.
    • Documents and maintains patient records of services.
    • Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, management of infection, EKG’s.
    • Renders direct patient care, including assessing, diagnosing, planning, prescribing pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of health problems, health promotion and preventative care.
    • Applies scientific knowledge to human treatment responses to actual or potential health problems.
    • Participates in employee training and orientation programs.
    • Plans and prepares for aero medical evacuation, personnel recovery (PR), and causality evacuation (CASEVAC) missions.
    • Coordinates with operational mission planners for the safe evacuation of the patients from the originating mission to the destination facility.
    • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
    • In-depth knowledge of security and life-saving medical procedures.
    • Knowledge of advanced diagnosis and treatment of illnesses.
    • Knowledgeable of body recovery procedures, wound repair, to include anesthesia, nerve blocks, and suturing with proper aseptic technique.
    • Have knowledge of general sick call procedures, radiological (basic) analysis, material inventory principles. 
    • Position requires OCONUS travel to perform duties and potentially work in austere locations.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Security Clearance Required
    • National Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic certification for United States citizen; certification must be current with all applicable education/recertification requirements completed. (Required)
    • Basic Life Support – BLS (Required)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support –ACLS (Required)
    • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support – PHTLS (Required)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support—ATLS (Desired)
    • Able to complete and pass a Class III Flying Duty Medical Examination (required)
    • Seven (7) or more years’ experience in the medical field as a medic dealing with lifesaving procedures (Preferred)
    • Working knowledge of Forward Operating Location sanitary requirements to maintain a healthy working environment (preferred).
Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting and walking. Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting. Capable of lifting 75 lbs floor to bench height. Ability to hear routine aircraft noises. Maintains a "duty" weight (body weight + uniform/equipment helmet not included) for Rotor Wing (Helicopter) operations. Must be able to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit when requested. Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical). Periodic hands to key ability (typing).