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Paramedic-Qatar

Date: 13-Nov-2022

Location: US

Company: International SOS

Overall Purpose of The Job

*This position requires deployment to Qatar for 1 year*

*Must have active NREMT certification*

The Paramedic will utilize their knowledge and proficiency of evidenced-based medical practice and Intl.SOS protocols to manage unexpected and emergent situations and treat a variety of injuries and illnesses in a prompt and professional manner. The Paramedic will assume responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating direct and indirect medical care to patients in emergent situations.  She/ he will competently function as a member of the team to provide patient centred medical care in the pre-hospital setting. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides 24/7 365 emergent EMS response on the site.
  • Provide paramedicine pre-hospital support to patients within the site, outside the site, and during transfer to local higher levels of care.
  • Ambulance operations, EMS response and the subsequent support of the medical team within the clinic are the primary responsibilities
  • Assist medical providers with medical procedures and treatments as allowed within licensed scope of work.
  • Assessment and documentation of the patient’s vital signs, chief complaint, medical history, prescribed medications.
  • Report all changes in patient’s conditions to the medical provider.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Hold a current unrestricted US license as a Paramedic - Required
  • Possession of a Paramedic Level Certification (NRP) from the National Registry (NREMT) - Required
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification - Required
  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care or Pre-Hospital Trauma Course– preferred
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support- preferred
  • A valid passport is required and must be in your possession prior to deploying. To be considered for the position, you must have at least 18 months left on your passport before renewal. You must also maintain that passport during your stay.

Required Work Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of paramedic experience in a busy 911 system
  • Experience in a remote setting is preferred
  • Prior military or fire experience preferred

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.