Flight Medic Lead , Iraq

Employer: Dyncorp International 
Location: Baghdad Iraq

Job Summary


The Flight Medic Lead supervises Flight Medic operations and establishes, implements, updates, trains, and enforces Air Medical procedures. Provides advice to the Flight Medic Supervisor and Site Managers on issues and activities related to Flight Medic Operations.

Principal Accountabilities
Assist the Flight Medic Supervisor in developing local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Flight Medic operations.
Conduct medical training for contractor as required.
Responsible for protection of program resources, medical supplies, equipment and operational security (OPSEC).
Monitor medical issues to ensure contractor personnel are apprised of current medical threats and aware of preventative measures and risks.
Monitors security requirements to ensure they meet changing threat levels and/or new/revised security requirements.
Conduct facility inspections to evaluate operational security, communications and medical threats associated with such things as drinking water, living conditions, food handling/storage, animal/insect threats and sanitary conditions.
Conduct threat analysis at hazardous locations where personnel are assigned to better protect resources and personnel.
Inform management of any country-required immunizations, health or security related issues.
Manage daily activities of the organizational staff members to ensure effective efficiencies in compliance with corporate, contractual and legal requirements.
Develop staff and determine the best methods of performance enhancement.
Determine standardized procedures and work schedules to improve efficiency of subordinates.
Responsible for control, documentation and distribution of narcotics.
Review Electronic Medical Reporting forms or Paper Medical Reporting Forms for proper documentation.
Follow tasks and direction given by the Flight Medic Supervisor
Assist Med Trainer as needed.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills

Extensive personnel management skills
In-depth knowledge of life-saving Medical procedures.
Working knowledge of FOL sanitary requirements to maintain a healthy working environment.
Knowledge of body recovery procedures.
Knowledge of advanced cardiology, to include operation of Defibrillator equipment, accurate reading and diagnosis of cardiac strips, and ACLS algorithms with appropriate drug treatment protocol.
Knowledgeable of Advanced Trauma Care, to include immediate assessment and treatment of any traumatic life threatening injury, advanced airway management (Intubations, Surgical Cricothyrotomy), advanced invasive
procedures (Needle Decompression, Chest Tube Thoracotomy), advanced Circulatory support.
Knowledge of general sick call procedures.
General knowledge of radiological (basic) analysis.
Inventory management skills.
Possess a FAA Class III Medical Certificate or able to obtain one before assignment.
Extensive experience required in dealing with lifesaving procedures with an emphasis on Tactical Combat Casualty Care and Operational Medicine as an Advanced Tactical Practitioner.
Fundamental knowledge of basic communications procedures and equipment.
Ability to demonstrate proficiency with required weapons system and safe weapons handling procedures.
Emergency Medical Technicians‐ Paramedic (NREMT‐P) with qualification as Flight Paramedic preferred.
Critical Care Paramedic Certified or be able to obtain with 6 months of hiring.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certified.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified.
Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS or ITLS), or Pre‐hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) certified.
Able to attend and successfully complete weapons qualification, security training, psychological profiling and High Threat - Survival Escape and Evasion training prior to deployment
Experience & Education

Seven (7) or more years’ experience in the medical field.
Previous flight medic experience preferred.
Flight Paramedic Certified (FP-C) or Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program (CCEMTP) Certification. Certification must be current with all applicable education/recertification requirements completed.
Extensive experience conducting routine and emergency lifesaving treatment in an austere environment.
Extensive experience in providing unsupported lifesaving care to a patient for up to 48 hours preferred.
Exposure to Flight Medical operations in a high-threat environment is desired.
Extensive experience desired in the following areas: working with established medical systems, medical planning, operations and intelligence.
Experience in conducting base camp health/hygiene surveys.
Experience in conducting hospital medical surveys in developing countries/regions.
Extensive experience in assessing OCONUS regional/local medical treatment capability.
Experience in developing/implementing MEDEVAC plans and procedures.
Extensive experience as a trainer/instructor of medical-related topics is desired.
Exposure to Search & Rescue operations in a high-threat environment is desired.
Extensive experience in assessing Threat and Friendly Force capabilities is desired.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment

Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
Employee must be able to lift and carry 120 pounds for 100 meters.
Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depths.
Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
Employee may be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
The individual may be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.
Individuals may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and work in close proximity to moving mechanical parts, aircraft, and vehicles
Travel

Must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments.

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