Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief

Employer: Fluor
Location: Afghanistan

To be Considered Candidates: Must be authorized to work in the country where the position is located and be able to interview on site.
Must be authorized to work in the country where the position is located.

Job Description 
Under physician’s supervision, provides medical services, assesses plans and provides patient care. Overseas, occupational health & safety, and clinical medicine. Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination. Provides medical expertise and participates in training for the benefit of department and project employees; may be a point of contact on medical issues related to a project or work site; provides injury case management and assists with the administration of return-to-work
programs at a project or work site; assists in the preparation and maintenance of required records associated with incidents and injuries; assists with project or work site statistical data; assists with establishing and maintaining a project or work site first and facility.

Responsible for overall management, administration, organization, and planning to support the Fire Services EMS program. Develops, reviews, and implements EMS policies and procedures in accordance with laws and regulations.

In the operations function, directs, through subordinate fire paramedic officers, the coordination and deployment of equipment and personnel to emergency scenes and the training of fire paramedic personnel in accordance with state and departmental regulations. Responds to emergency scenes and maintains command of EMS operations until the arrival of a higher level medical officer are significant aspects of the work.

In the administration function, insures compliance with EMS regulations and directs the activities of the EMS program, developing and maintaining a comprehensive EMS plan, including the designation of primary response areas for the site. Ensure that there are appropriate policies and procedures directing patient care for Ambulance Services and service relating to quality assurance of patient care.

Manages the quality control of patient care, including the evaluation of protocols, procedures and field techniques in accordance with accepted pre-hospital care standards. Contacts with on-site agencies and coordination with medical control, regional medical personnel, hospital emergency department physicians and other base agencies having responsibilities in emergency

As directed by management, may supervise employees or subcontractor personnel in accordance with the “General Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities” addendum.

Position may be located in a war zone in a contingency environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions, including lifting and carrying 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time. To ensure safety, health, and security measures within the contract are met, all employees shall be literate in English (read, write, speak and understand).

Living conditions on the project are most likely austere. The most austere sleeping may be in environmentally conditioned tents on “Army type” cots. Restrooms and showers may be 250 feet or further from sleeping quarters. Laundry service for 15 pounds twice per week is commonly provided. Meals are provided at regular intervals in cafeteria or “dining facility” style environment. Living area will most likely have constant hum of generators or similar equipment nearby.

Fluor values the contributions of a diverse and inclusive workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Basic Job Requirements - Bachelor's degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and five (5) years related experience;
- Must have a valid National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA);
- Must have a current certification in American Heart Association ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life;
Support) and PALS (Pediatric Advance Life Support);
- All certifications must have minimum 6 months validity on them;
- Applicant must possess a secret-level security clearance – condition of employment.
Other Job Requirements - Have the following International Fire Services Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Fire Service Professional Qualifications System (Pro-Board) certifications:
-- Fire Fighter I & II, Airport Firefighter, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations, Hazardous Materials Incident Commander, Fire Officer IV, Fire Inspector II, Fire Instructor II.
- Certification in National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses: ICS-100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800;
- Certification in International Trauma Life Support (ITLS);
- Certifications in NAEMS (National Association of EMS) for PHTLS (Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support) AMLS (Advance Medical Life Support);
- Certification as a FP-C (Certified Flight Paramedic) and/ or CCP-C (Certified Critical Care Paramedic);
- Valid NCCPA certification and state licensure required;
- All certifications must have minimum 6 months validity on them;
- Paramedic Science Degree level as a Paramedic Practitioner or Critical Care Paramedic or equivalent professional qualifications from a recognized degree program;
- Tenure of employment as a Fire Paramedic Services Chief.
Preferred Qualifications - Master's degree preferred;
- Prior Military and/or Contingency Operations experience preferred.
Degree Required Yes

City (or Nearest City) Bagram
State/Province *TBD
Country Afghanistan
Requisition Number 89526BR
Diverse Workforce

We reserve the right to modify or revise the job descriptions in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

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