Search and Rescue Paramedic , Overseas

Employer: Vighter Medical Group
Location: Overseas
Job summary:
Vighter Medical Group is seeking a for a Search and Rescue Paramedic for upcoming contract assignment

***Position contingent upon contract award***

Principle Accountabilities:
Performs invasive and pharmacological interventions within their scope of practice to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with acute out-of-hospital medical and traumatic experiences.
Assists in aircraft missions to conduct aerial search, extraction, and evacuation of personnel from urban or remote areas.
Stabilizes and prepares injured personnel to be transported to higher level medical facilities.
Ensures that Contractor-provided medical kits, including vehicle bags, are kept fully stocked and serviceable.

Reports to:
Medical Officer

Knowledge & Skills:
Must possess a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a paramedic. This experience may be gained in the employ of any national, state, provincial, local, or commercial entities providing armed high threat protective services that require skills similar to those identified in the guard training course
Must possess current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians certification as a paramedic.
NREMT Registration must be valid prior to deployment, and remain valid throughout the period of deployment.

Experience & Education:
Emergency Medical Services

Other Requirements:
Must be a U.S. citizen
Level two (2) English language proficiency
Must possess current approved CPR professional rescuer, Advanced Cardiac Life Saver (ACLS), and ATLS credentials
Must possess experience/knowledge in current TCCC guidelines
Must have successfully completed US Department of Transportation Air Medical Crew Advanced National Standard Curriculum training, or a demonstrated equivalent
Must be 21 years of age
Must possess a state issued valid driver’s license within the United States
Must possess a valid passport
Must have honorable discharge in case of military service
Must submit to and receive a negative result on drug and steroid testing
Attend and successfully complete the NPSS training course
Qualify with the Glock-19 and M4, re-qualifying as required by the task order
Obtain and maintain a personnel security clearance/public trust certification as identified in the task order
Complete the Physical Readiness Test at the 50% performance level, and maintain that fitness level for the duration of his/her service on the task order

Travel:
Possess no impediments to traveling overseas to and within countries that are considered dangerous or unhealthy in general, or to the country or countries assigned in the applicable task order in specific

Vighter Medical Group is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please send resumes to recruiting@vighter.com