22 April 2015

Flight Medic , Iraq

Employer: DynCorp International LLC.
Location: Iraq
Job Summary
The Flight Medic provides flight medical support for an assigned program.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • 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 missions.
  • Coordinates with operational mission planners for the safe evacuation of the patients from the originating mission to the destination facility.
  • Performs other qualified duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent customer relationships.
  • In-depth knowledge of security and life-saving medical procedures.
  • Able to complete and pass a Class III Flying Duty Medical Examination if required.
  • 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.
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.
Experience & Education
  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Seven (7) or more years’ experience in the medical field as a medic dealing with lifesaving procedures.
  • Experience as a flight medic preferred; working knowledge of Forward Operating Location sanitary requirements to maintain a healthy working environment preferred.
  • National Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic certification for United States citizen; certification must be current with all applicable education/recertification requirements completed.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Stand or walk on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
  • Routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • Physically fit and in overall good health without disabilities that may affect job performance.
  • Lift and carry one hundred twenty (120) pounds over a long distance.
  • Routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees and reach above / below shoulders.
  • Distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
  • Complete immunizations appropriate to the theater of operations prior to employment.
  • May be required to attend and successfully complete weapons qualification, security training, psychological profiling and High Threat - Survival Escape and Evasion training prior to deployment.
  • Exposure to extreme noise from aircraft.
  • Exposure to fumes or airborne particles and work in close proximity to moving mechanical parts, aircraft and vehicles.
  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.

Unposting Date: Ongoing
Req ID: INL-1500485