EMT Paramedic Lead

Employer: SOS International LLC (SOSi) 
Location:  Overseas - Iraq

Job Description

**This position is contingent upon contract award**

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an EMT Paramedic Lead. The EMT Paramedic Lead will facilitate performing emergency skills, such as managing respiratory, trauma, and cardiac emergencies, and patient assessments.

Essential Job Duties:
• Performs emergency skills, such as managing respiratory, trauma, and cardiac emergencies, and patient assessments
• Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks
• Communicates issues, preparing treatment rooms for examination of patients
• Provides care to patients
• Assisting patients with personal hygiene, nutrition, comfort, and safety
• Maintaining comfortable, orderly, safe, and clean environments
• Preparing patients for examinations
• Provides routine information related to medical treatments and procedures
• Measures and records vital signs, collects specimens, and escorts patients and visitors
• Prepares examining rooms, selects and lays out medical supplies, and maintains medical equipment.

Minimum Requirements
• High School diploma, GED, or equivalent education required
• Experience as a Combat Medic or Navy Corpsman is desirable
• Must have completed an approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, and certification as a Paramedic
• Associates degree from a community college or technical school sufficient to prepare for the NREMT examination is particularly desirable
• Clinical and EMT field experience
• Progressive experience with being shift lead supervisor of EMT-P’s in a clinical or EMS setting All EMTs shall be listed in the National Registry or holding a current unrestricted license in the U.S. or Canada
• All EMTs must hold current BLS certification
• All health care providers and medical support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least six months out of the past year

Additional Information
Working environment:

• Living and working conditions at 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 condition