21 July 2017

EMT-P in Bagram, Afghanistan

Location:  Bagram, Afghanistan

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity in Afghanistan on the Afghanistan - EAGLE contract for a EMT-P. Provides medical care to ill or injured employees in accordance with clinic operating procedures. Due to limited care in Afghanistan, this position may be required to execute “medical evacuation” procedures as necessary. Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories. Determines abnormal conditions by evaluation of patient and observing clinical signs/symptoms. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections. May perform duties associated with Case Management. Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; promoting wellness and health maintenance. Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Determines fit for duty in accordance with the Department of Defense requirements for civilian contractors deploying with US forces. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Complies with protocols set in place by the Medical Director, ensuring not to provide medical care and/or advice beyond scope of practice. Ensures documentation is accurate, legible and timely. May attend meetings to report statistical data related to clinic operations. Ensures strict compliance to safety practices and support the AC FIRST Safety Policies and Procedures. Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries. Adheres to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent, is required.
A minimum of 5 years clinic experience performing EMT-Paramedic duties, is required.
Certified EMT-Paramedic, is required.
EMT-License with no prior or current suspense, is required.
NACI /Tier 1 for US Citizens and PCC for Non US Citizens
EMT-Paramedic skills is required.
Must be able to obtain a military driver’s license (OF 346).

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree preferred.