Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced

Employer: Aegis
Location: Kabul Afghanistan

Position Summary:
The Emergency Medical Technician – Advanced will provide medical support and assistance in the event of an incident while on mission supporting the client. Will be responsible for treating patients on a regular basis. They will work closely with the Medical Officer and Physician Assistant to ensure that all equipment and medical needs are provided for.

Essential Functions:
Provide medical support to personnel in the field
Respond to emergency medical situations

Non-Essential Functions:
Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned according to the needs of the customer/client

Travel: Yes

Job Requirements
Crucial Requirements and Abilities:

The contract requires you to be a U.S. Citizen - must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Level Security Clearance

Have experience/knowledge in current Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) guidelines
Trained and certified to current U.S. standards—recognized standards
Three (3) years’ experience as an EMT-Intermediate or Advanced

Contractor shall comply with the following EMT qualifications:

Successful completion of State or National Registry EMT-Advanced
AHA Healthcare Provider license
Submission of current approved CPR credentials
Obtain and maintain weapons qualifications
Must successfully pass all required courses specified by the client

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to respond to an emergency efficiently and promptly
Proven ability to administer basic and advanced life support to patients at scene, in-route to the hospital, and in a pre-hospital setting
Effective communication
Keen attention to detail
Demonstrated professionalism
Ability to work in a hostile and austere environment
Ability to operate in a conflict environment
Proven decision making abilities in a hostile environment

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed below, though not fully inclusive, must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a long period of time. The employee is frequently required to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.