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Per Diem Flight Paramedic - Soda Springs/Idaho Fal

Soda Springs, ID, United States

Posted on
Mar 08, 2020

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Job Description
Responsible for providing high quality pre-hospital advanced life support including assessment, triage, and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Air Methods Community Based Services (
) Medical Director(s). You’ll be responsible for carrying out the mission and goals of Air Methods
assuring that safety remains the highest priority throughout the transport continuum.
Essential Functions 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
. Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences. Communicates educational needs to the Medical Base Supervisor and Medical Education Coordinator.
Maintains documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, aviation and safety training,
training, clinical rotations, and advanced procedures. Attends minimum of six educational programs per year pertinent to his/her practice.
Knowledgeable in use and routine maintenance of all equipment and supplies used by Air Methods
. Responsible for reporting medical equipment failures and taking initial steps to insure repair of equipment as directed. Maintains adequate supplies onboard aircraft to deliver patient care. Keeps aircraft clean and orderly to insure rapid response to all transport requests.
Participates in patient and referring institution follow-up and planned outreach marketing and education activities.
Functions as a medical flight member by attending pre-mission briefings and mission debriefings and completes necessary documentation. 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. Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed.
Serves as a flight resource to neonatal/pediatric personnel when transporting specialty patients by helicopter. Performs advanced skills and procedures as approved by Air Methods
Medical Director(s).
Serves as a role model, educator and clinical resource. Participates regularly in departmental activities, projects and committees (to include research and publishing opportunities). Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professional activities, i.e., national, state legislative—elected or appointed.
Other Duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (
) and at least three years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum three (3) years’ recent experience in a busy 911 system
Previous critical care transport and flight experience preferred
Skills as required to practice as a paramedic as defined by assigned state scope of practice and advanced practice skills as defined by Medical Director(s) and Medical Standards.
Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues,
representatives, hospitals and the public while executing strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of collaboration at all levels
Demonstrates high critical thinking and reasoning skills and strong attention to detail while working in a fast paced environment that requires ability to prioritize and multi-task
Ability to work a flexible schedule including 24 hour shifts, overtime, and an on-call rotation
Dependable and self-motivated while working in a frequently changing environment.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
Computer Skills
Proficient with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
-P licensed in state(s) served
National Certification may be required to meet state licensure requirements
Specialty certification: (FP-C or
-C) required within two (2) years of hire
Current certifications in Healthcare Provider
or equivalent (
courses if state or county required) and advanced provider
(if state or country required)
Advance trauma course: one (1) of the following is acceptable:
-approved advanced trauma course prior ro completion of third-rider status

(Please note advanced skills lab must accompany all of the above mentioned advanced trauma courses)
certification prior ro completion of third-rider status
Training IS 100, 200, 700, 800 and HazMat upon hire
Air Methods is an
/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

High School (required)
Licenses & Certifications
Drivers License (required)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor-s legal duty to furnish information. 41
Air Methods is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Air Methods maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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