EMT - Paramedic

Employer: CHSi
Location:  Roi-Namur - Kwajalein Atoll

COMPANY PROFILE:

CHSi supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners in austere, remote, and security challenged environments outside the continental United States. With over 40 years of experience providing a full range of medical services, CHSi medical management solutions are comprehensive, responsive, and reliable. Our unique service delivery approach, international recruiting network, and proprietary processes and systems deliver secure and compliant solutions. Through solid performances in the U.S. and its territories, and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Africa, CHSi’s solutions are built on a foundation of field-tested best practices. The CHSi service delivery approach includes onsite health centers, a national network of highly credentialed board certified medical staff, and medical readiness teams.


LOCATION:

U.S. Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll (USAG-KA) is located in the Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) approximately 2,136 nautical miles west-southwest of Honolulu, Hawaii. Kwajalein Atoll is a crescent loop of coral islands whose attendant reef encloses an area of 1,100 square miles one of the world's largest lagoons. The USAG-KA supports more than 1,400 residents, who are comprised of military personnel, Army civilians, contractor employees, and family members. These residents live on the islands of Kwajalein and Roi-Namur.

SCOPE:

Under the supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, the Emergency Medicine Technician – Paramedic (EMT Paramedic) will assist in the medical care of patients in a clinical setting.
**This position is notional and contingent upon contract award. **

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHSi is recognized.Required Skills



QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Completed an approved Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic course resulting in a certification.
An Associate’s Degree or BA in Emergency Medicine Science is preferred.
Must hold a valid US State Medical License.
Must be certified by the American Heart Association in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS).
National Registration as a Paramedic is preferred.
Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience.
Proficient in speaking, writing and reading English.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



Perform and/or provide direction and support for the following services:
Assists in the day to day activities of the clinic.
Prepares treatment rooms for patients, selects and lay out medical supplies.
Provided care to patients.
Provides routine information related to medical treatments and procedures.
Measure, collect and record vital signs, collects specimens and escorts patients and visitors.
Maintain medical equipment and inventory.
Records and reports patient information, retrieves laboratory test results and updates patient files.
Comply with all applicable CHSi standards and guidelines.
Participate and advise in Mass Casualty Exercises/Events.
Participate in training to include HIPPA training and all required CHS training prior to deployment.
All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.
All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHSi is recognized.
Other duties as assigned.







OTHER REQUIREMENTS:


Requires the ability to be granted a Secret Clearance.
Must have a valid US Passport.
Must have a current and valid driver’s license.
Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy.
Participates in and supports safety meetings, training and goals.
Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.
May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs.



Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.Job LocationKwajalein Atoll Island, , Marshall Islands