Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic

Employer: Dyncorp International
Location Afghanistan Kabul

Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides health care services to patients under the direction and responsibility of a Paramedic, Physicians Assistant, Physician, or Nurse Practioner.

Principle Accountabilities
Performs many of the following responsibilities as they pertain to assigned programs:
Examines patients, performs physical exams, and compiles medical data, including health history.
Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, management of infection, EKG’s, etc.
Renders direct patient care, including assessing, diagnosing, planning, prescribing pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of health problems, health promotion, and preventative care.
Applies scientific knowledge to human treatment responses to actual or potential health problems.
Documents and maintains patient records of services.
Coordinates treatment plan with other caregivers such as, Regional Medical Officer, physical therapists or other medical assets.
Participates in employee training and orientation programs.
Plans and prepares for aero medical evacuation missions.
Coordinates with operational mission planners for the safe evacuation of the patients from the originating mission to the destination facility.
Provides medical attendance if required.

Knowledge & Skills
Good communication skills are a must.
Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence.

Experience & Education
Current National EMT-Basic or State licences.
Driver's license from any state is acceptable and must be current.
Certification must be current with all applicable education/recertification requirements completed.
Previous experience in the medical field as an EMT.
Should have experience on deployed contingency operations or similar medical experience.
Licensure must be current with all applicable education/recertification requirements completed.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Primary duty station(s) are located in Afghanistan.
Place of duty and environmental conditions can be extremely austere, harsh, and work can be performed under hostile and life-threatening conditions.

Unposting Date Ongoing