02 May 2015

Remote Medic

Employer: Beacon Occupational Health and Safety -  
Location: Anchorage, AK (USA)
Remote Medic will assess, treat and coordinate transport for patients to higher-level medical providers, commonly in the form of a clinic or hospital. Invasive care may include advanced airways, IV therapy, medications and defibrillation. This position is located on onshore/offshore facilities or vessels on 3 week on/3 week of rotation. The workforce consists of oilfield contractor employees. The number of employees varies considerably due to construction stages, drilling operations, maintenance and operating.

  • Licensure by the Alaska Medical Board and current CPR and ACLS certification
  • Operates an emergency vehicle.
  • Assesses the safety and hazards at the scene of an emergency.
  • Controls the hazards at an emergency scene.
  • Determines the nature and extent of illness or injury present and establishes the priorities for emergency care.
  • Under the direct or indirect supervision of a physician, treats injuries or illness using advanced life support techniques and medications; these may include:
    • airway management with endotracheal tubes or cricothyroidotomy,
    • intravenous therapy, heart monitoring with an Electrocardiographic (ECG) device
    • defibrillation
    • synchronized cardioversion
    • administration of any type of parenterally, orally, or topically approved medication or solution
    • needle chest decompression
    • gastric and oral/tracheal suctioning
      • all Basic Life Support techniques of the EMT-1.
  • Extricates patients from entrapment.
  • Provides special rescue services where trained in those specific areas.
  • Performs triaging of patients and management of mass casualty situations.
  • Lifts and moves patients.
  • Utilizes specialized communication equipment to consult with physicians and/or notify hospitals of patient's condition.
  • Completes detailed documentation on patient care and transport.
  • Understands and uses appropriate state and federal regulations pertaining to EMS, confined space, hazardous materials, incident command system, bloodborne pathogens, airborne pathogens, and controlled substances.
  • Reports verbally to receiving Physician as to the patient's condition and interventions performed.
  • Maintains the condition of the emergency response vehicle, aircraft, or vessel.
  • Maintains, cleans, restocks emergency supplies and equipment.
  • Attends continuing medical education (CME) on an ongoing basis.

Required Job Qualifications:
  • Do you have a current CPR certification?
  • Do you have a current ACLS certification?
  • Are you licensed by the Alaska Medical Board?

  • Send your application to mbanic@beaconohss.com