Paramedic

Employer: Bechtel
Location:Madison Co, KY USA


Project: Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP)
Relocation Authorized: National - Family
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Surety Program: UAP

Other Requirements: 
Security Investigation, Drug/Alcohol Testing and Medical examination, Adherence to AR (Army Regulation) 50-6, random drug and alcohol testing, Badge requirements

This is a long-term position. The BGCAPP project is currently on a 4/10’s work schedule (10 hours per day Monday - Thursday) core hours are from 7:00am – 5:30pm. However these schedules are subject to change as business circumstances dictate. This position may require over-time hours and shift work on a rotating shift schedule (up to 12 hours, rotating day and night shifts). All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment.

BGCAPP is subject to Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: a National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination. As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must successfully complete a physical agility test.

BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule. This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.

Role Overview

- Provides emergency medical care to ill or injured employees, attends to follow-up treatment, and refers serious injuries to the designated physician, advanced practice registered nurse, physician assistant or to a hospital per written protocol and standing orders.
- Administers medications and treatments in accordance with approved project treatment protocols and standing orders.
- Maintains medical records of employees treated, including case histories and health examination reports; prepares accident reports for workers compensation or other purposes as directed.
- Assists in planning health education programs and in providing information to employees, either written or verbal, on prevention of illness.
- Conducts drug and alcohol screenings as required.
- Assists the project medical director in providing immunizations and medical treatment to employees per individual scope of practice.
- Maintains an adequate medical supply inventory as required.
- Participates in training of First Aid/Rescue Teams as assigned.
- Participates in medical support to the chemical surety program.
- Participates as a member of the Medical Response Team as defined by Secretary of the Army Memorandum, Army Directive 2013-03 (Chemical Accident or Incident Response and Assistance), 04 April 2013.
- Conducts occupational health screens as approved in scope of practice and per standard operating procedures.
- Executes all other medical duties as assigned by the project medical services coordinator.

Basic Qualifications

- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Completion of an accredited paramedic training program with 3 years of experience or completion of a non-accredited paramedic program with 5 years of experience.
- Current certification as a National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic
- Current state certification or licensure as a paramedic (Must be able to obtain a Kentucky state certification as a paramedic within 90 days).
- Current healthcare provider CPR and ACLS certification.

Essential Duties:

- The ability to lift and maneuver with assistance and without difficulty.
- The ability to walk up and down stairs without difficulty and the ability to lift and carry up and down two flights of stairs with assistance and without difficulty.
- The ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
- The ability to walk a distance of one quarter of a mile without difficulty and without affecting the immediate performance of job-related duties.
- Extricate persons from constrained places, bend and lift, and perform CPR for extended periods of time.
- Be able to handle extreme stress in crisis situations
- Ability to assess emergency scenes
- Operate standard equipment; such as stretchers, cots, patient care monitors, and standard diagnostic equipment

Preferred Qualifications

- Currently certified to collect urine drug screens.
- Currently certified to conduct saliva and breathe alcohol testing.
- Currently certified as a Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist through CAOHC
- Currently certified to perform pulmonary function testing per NIOSH
- Has taken the Toxic Chemical Training for Medical Support Personnel Course.

- Working knowledge of Surety program.

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