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Paramedic

Requisition Number:  38325
Location: 

Richmond, KY, US

Overall Purpose of the Role

 The paramedic will provide emergency medical care to ill or injured employees at the project site.
 

 

Key Responsibilities

•    Provides emergency medical care to ill or injured employees at the project.
•    Assists the designated physician or senior medical professional in providing medical services on the project under project physician direction and local governing agencies.
•    Performs duties under moderate supervision.
•    Knowledgeable of health risk and disease management.
•    Attends to follow-up treatment, and refers serious injuries to the designated physician, advanced practice registered nurse, physician assistant or to a hospital per the written protocol and standing orders.
•    Administers medications and treatments in accordance with approved project treatment protocols and standing orders.
•    Maintains medical records of employees treated, including case histories and health examination reports; prepares accident reports for worker’s compensation or other purposes as directed.
•    Assists in planning health education programs and in providing information to employees, either written or verbal, on the prevention of illness.
•    Conducts drug and alcohol screenings as required.
•    Assists the project medical director in providing immunizations and medical treatment to employees per individual scope of practice.
•    Maintains an adequate medical supply inventory as required.
•    Participates in training of First Aid/Rescue Teams as assigned.
•    Participates in medical support to the chemical surety program.
•    Participates as a member of the Medical Response Team as defined by Secretary of the Army Memorandum, Army Directive 2013-03 (Chemical Accident or Incident Response and Assistance), 04 April 2013.
•    Conducts occupational health screens as approved in the scope of practice and per standard operating procedures.
•    Executes all other medical duties as assigned by the project medical services coordinator.

Qualifications

•    Advanced life support and trauma qualifications, to include extrication of persons from constrained places, bend and lift, and perform CPR for extended periods of time.

•    Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Medical Services or Paramedicine and completion of an accredited paramedic training program and 1 year of related experience.
•    In lieu of a degree, completion of an accredited paramedic training program and 7 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services.
•    Current certification as a National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic.
•    Current state certification or licensure as a paramedic preferred (Must be able to obtain a Kentucky state certification as a paramedic within 90 days).
•    Current healthcare provider AHA BLS CPR and AHA ACLS certification.
•    Must successfully complete a physical agility test.
•    Must be a US Citizen.
•    Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). * 
•    ABLS – Advanced Burn Life Support
•    PHTLS – Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support

Preferred Qualifications

 •    Currently certified to collect urine drug screens.
 •    Currently certified to conduct saliva and breathe alcohol testing.
 •    Currently certified as a Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist through (CAOHC).
 •    Currently certified to perform pulmonary function testing per NIOSH.
 •    Has taken the Toxic Chemical Training for Medical Support Personnel Course.
 •    Working knowledge of the Chemical Surety program.

Additional Information

International SOS requires all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19, where allowed by law.

International SOS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


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