AAR CORP SAR Medic - FI - Afghanistan in Afghanistan
Title: SAR Medic - FI - Afghanistan
Job Number: 5616
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPOSIBILITIES:
All SAR Medic candidates shall have the skills and ability to perform:
Medical support as a SAR medic during aero medical evacuations.
Examines patients, performs physical exams.
Documentation and maintenance of patient records.
Direct patient care, including at a minimum:
Assessment and diagnosis
Venous blood draw
3/12 lead electrocardiogram (EKGs) interpretation
Knowledge of medications
Duties within their scope of practice as dictated by their license.
Health promotion and preventative care.
Aero medical evacuation missions.
A minimum of 7 years’ experience is required, with both clinical and medical field experience.
2 years’ experience in direct combat operations;
Experience as a Flight Medic, Combat Medic or Navy Corpsman is desirable.
Exposure to Search & Rescue operations in a high-threat environment is desirable.
Knowledge of advanced assessment and diagnosis, including body recovery procedures, wound repair, to include anesthesia, and suturing, desirable
Knowledge of advanced treatment modalities, including chest tube thoracotomy, venous access through cut down procedures, blood typing and cross match, and blood transfusion protocols desirable.
Knowledge of general sick call procedures, radiological (basic) analysis, material inventory principles, desirable.
Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the medical care field.
Sufficient SAR Medic or related experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Ability in assessing OCONUS regional/local medical treatment capabilities and developing and implementing MEDEVAC plans and procedures
Understand the complexities of security, patrolling and light infantry tactics in relation to Search & Rescue operations in a high-threat environment.
- High School diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
Current BLS (Basic life Support), ACLS (Acute Cardiac Life Support), and Trauma course certifications.
Hold and maintain a current unrestricted U.S. (State) Paramedic license; Certification by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) desirable
Completed an approved Paramedic course
Completion of Critical Care Paramedic, Flight Paramedic, or equivalent course desirable.
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