EMT , Afghanistan

Employer: Dyncorp International
Location:  Afghanistan
Job Summary
Provides health care services to patients under the direction and responsibility of a Physician’s Assistant and Medical Chief Officer.

Principal Accountabilities
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 plans with other caregivers with in the medical department.
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.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills
Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft applications (i.e. Word, Excel)
Interacts professionally with all levels of employees and customers
Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence

Experience & Education
National EMT or military medic equivalent certification.
Certification must be current with all applicable education/recertification requirements completed.
5-7 years’ experience in the medical field as a medic.
Should have experience on deployed contingency operations or similar medical experience.
Ability to read, write and communicate in English at Alta language test level 3+
License 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.

Travel requirements will vary with assignment.