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Base Clinical Lead Paramedic

Company: AirEvac
Location: Denison
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:
We invite you to join a team of highly skilled emergency medical experts, pilots and mechanics! Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do.We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us. With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.JOB SUMMARYProvides direct patient care in accordance with company protocols and/or online medical direction. Assists with the coverage of open shifts as needed in the assigned area.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIESResponsible for independently providing patient care and education to assigned transport patient populations(s) while ensuring safe and effective transport as described in the Medical Protocols / Standing Orders. Establishes supportive relationships with patients, families, customers, and other members of the health care team through the use of positive interpersonal skills. Provides support for administrative activities and serves as a mentor, resource, preceptor, and role model for AirMed colleagues.Responsibilities of the Lead Medical Crew Member(s)In addition to the standards listed below, the employee is also expected to demonstrate and exercise the duties and responsibilities included in the Professional Development policy of the Medical Operations manual. Individual performance evaluation will include their performance of the duties included within their specific job description as well as other duties / responsibilities described throughout the Medical Operations Manual and the AirMed Company Manual.Acts as a resource to the Program Manager(s) and Medical Director(s) in matters related to nursing care, respiratory care, and/or paramedicine as applicable to their specific scope of practice.Serves as a leader and resource person for members of the Medical Team.Assists with determining team configurations (with the Program Manager(s), Clinical Care Coordinator, and Medical Director(s)) based on patient report.Assists with coordination of staffing for transports and scheduling of Medical Team Members.Assists with recruitment and orientation of new medical team members.Assists with inservice sessions and educational labs for medical and flight personnel.Assists with maintaining current and accurate competency records on all medical personnel.Completes scheduled equipment checks and maintenance when necessary.Completes scheduled inventory, ordering, and receiving of supplies.Assists with writing and revising Medical Protocols / Standing Orders.Works with the Clinical Education Team to ensure that all staff are meeting and maintaining all requirements of the AirMed Education Plan.Coordinates followup calls on transferred patients and/or guest medical teams.Serves as a representative for the medical team during operational staff meetings. Performance Standards:The Lead Medical Crew Member(s) must have a valid license for all countries and/or states of practice and/or clinical oversight and must maintain qualifications and experience level in all aspects of services provided. Must be capable of performing the duties assigned to medical crew members as defined in the specific job description.The Lead Medical Crew Member(s) will participate in continuous quality improvement activities, reports results as required to QI Committee and administration, and completes call reviews per CQI plan and also as requested.Must maintain a positive, professional demeanor during performance of all duties as described.Maintain full flight status and be able to travel as neededPerform other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONSExperience:Minimum of five years experience in a critical or acute care setting appropriate to the patient population(s) to be transportedRecommendation from appropriate supervisory personnelSuccessful Completion of the AirMed Transport Program OrientationRecognized as a leader among their peersApproval of the Program Manager(s) and the DMO after demonstration of proficiency in air medical transport during a probationary period as determined by the Program Manager(s)Education:E.g. Certified Flight Registered Nurse, Critical Care Registered Nurse, Flight Paramedic Certified, Critical Care paramedicCertified, NPS, ACCS or equivalent preferred for Respiratory Therapists.Successful completion and/or audit of the Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum, Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course, International Trauma Life Support or appropriate equivalentSkills:Credentials/Licenses:Must hold a valid Nursing, Paramedic, and/or Respiratory License from the Country and/or State(s) of primary practice.Must hold current passport for unrestricted travel.Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support and Pediatric Life Support.Successful completion of National Specialty certification required within 12 months of hire date.WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Working Conditions:Day, night, weekend, and holiday shifts with extended workdays.Long periods inside the ambulance.May work indoors or outdoors with exposure to weather.Routine exposure to moderate noise levels.May periodically work in poorly lit environments in a moving vehicle.Physical Demands:Moderate to extended amounts of sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, carrying, and climbing.Routine lifting of more than 200 lbs. with assistance.Visual identification of color-coded items.Must be able to wear a face mask or respirator with proper fit for extended periods when required.Mental Requirements:Critical thinking skills using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.Fatigue, high pressure, exposure to stressful situations.Compassion and empathy.GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORSEmployee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve.

EEO Statement:
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

Keywords: AirEvac, Allen , Base Clinical Lead Paramedic, Healthcare , Denison, Texas

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