Special Forces Advanced Medical Instructor

Employer: AmericaN  Systems
Location: Lebanon

Job Description

American Systems is seeking retired/former U.S Army 18D Special Forces Medic to conduct a Special Forces Advanced Medical Train the Trainer (T3) Course for the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF). This position is located in Beirut, Lebanon.

This Security Assistance Training Team is one of several being provided to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) in support of increasing the Lebanese Armed Forces operational readiness. This training team is part of a Security Assistance Training Program that directly supports US Foreign Policy and the execution of Department of Defense Security Cooperation Plans and Programs. This is the eighth year of a multi-year US Assistance program.

The Special Forces Advanced Medical instructors will prepare a curriculum to train selected LAF Medics. The courses will include practical exercises, field training, or site surveys as feasible.

The Advanced Medical Instructor will teach the LAF how to prepare and instruct the following classes at a minimum:

Basic Medical Skills
Medical terminology
Basic anatomy
Basic physiology
Security/Scene Safety
Massive Hemorrhaging
Wound Packing
Improvised Treatments
Primary and Alternate Needle Decompression Sites
Circulatory/Minor Wound Care and Hypothermia

Intermediate Medical Skills
CPR Training
IV Training
Detailed Wound Care
Secondary Assessments
Triage and MEDEVAC Procedures

Advanced Medical Skills
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology
Pharmacology – Drug Administration and Dose Calculation
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Upon completion of training, LAF Medic Instructors will be able to instruct other LAF Medics on the topics covered above. /> Assignment Duration: One (1) eleven (11) week course, thirty (30) day POI development and five (5) days AAR development.

For over 14 years, AMERICAN SYSTEMS has supported the delivery of training services to foreign military personnel and units in support of US foreign assistance programs. We offer a very competitive compensation and benefit package and there are no upfront out of pocket expenses for persons hired. All travel and transportation arrangements will be made and paid for by AMERICAN SYSTEMS. Living expenses are paid by AMERICAN SYSTEMS with all employees living in western-style secure accommodations. Individuals hired will be full-time salaried employees of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. There are no requirements/authorization to carry firearms.

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the top 100 employee owned companies in the United States. Employer Ownership means, that at AMERICAN SYSTEMS, we treat each other with respect. Every member of our team has a vested interest and benefits from MISSION SUCCESS. We all have the same goals – particularly in service to our nation’s War Fighters; providing, team-focused, mission-essential support in challenging environments. Being truly effective means pushing beyond basic requirements. We build skilled and committed teams of experts. We conduct our work with a sense of purpose; loyal to the mission, our clients, each other and to the long-term success of the company.
Job Requirements

Required Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience:
Retired/ former US military sniper instructor

Other Requirements:
Candidates must be physically capable to endure strenuous activities in austere conditions. Physical requirements may include lifting objects up to 50 pounds, standing outdoors for two hours at a time without a break in 80-degree weather conditions with up to 80% humidity.
Candidates must be versed in, and capable of developing a Program of Instruction (POI) in a limited amount of time using available materials and publications.
Must meet the USCENTCOM C-JTSCC 952.225-0009 Medical Screening and Vaccination Requirements for Contractor Employees Operating in the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR) (Aug 2011)
Ability to present proof of recent negative HIV test. (Although Lebanon does not require any specific immunizations, candidate should have current immunizations as listed on the US State Department and CDC’s websites for travel to Lebanon.
Must possess a current US Tourist Passport (with no Israeli stamps). (Passport must not expire within 12-months of being hired.)
Candidate must be drug-free with ability to successfully pass drug screening test.
Ability to pass a comprehensive background check.
Ability to effectively conduct cross-cultural communications and deliver training/instruction with the use of an interpreter.

Desired Skills/Experience:;
Candidates with experience instructing foreign military personnel and have participated in the development of curriculum and POI's

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