Beacon Occupational Health & Safety Services

Medic - EMT 3/Paramedic for Alaska

Full Time   Seasonal   Temporary


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Medic - EMT 3/Paramedic for Alaska
Compensation and Hours
Minimum Salary: DOE
Maximum Salary: DOE
Type of Job: Seasonal Full Time
Benefits: To be discussed
Anticipated Job Duration: None Selected
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Remote Medics will assess, treat, and coordinate transport for patients to higher-level medical providers, commonly in the form of a clinic or hospital. Invasive care may include advanced airways, IV therapy, medications, and defibrillation.  This position will support various projects with medics located on site in rural, coastal, or north slope Alaska.   The workforce consists of contractor employees and operates from base or field camps. Ancillary duties as assigned.

Medically Reports To: Medical Director

Administratively Reports To: VP of Medical & Safety

Schedule: Full-time, temporary seasonal project, various shifts and rotations

Required Qualifications:
Certificate or licensure by the Alaska Medical Board
Must have Alaska Paramedic license or State of AK EMT 3 level certification
Current CPR and ACLS

Preferred:
5+ years remote and/or emergency response experience preferred
24-hour Hazwoper certification
NIOSH PFT certification preferred and/or ability to attend courses
Bear Guard Certification
Weather Observer Certification
Breath Alcohol & Urine collection Certification

Responsibilities:
Provide non-emergency and emergency medical response to employees on site
Assesses the safety and hazards at the scene of an emergency
Controls the hazards at an emergency scene
Determines the nature and extent of illness or injury present and establishes the priorities for emergency care
Under the direct or indirect supervision of a physician, treats injuries or illness using advanced life support techniques and medications; these may include:
    airway management
    intravenous therapy, heart monitoring with an Electrocardiographic (ECG) device
    defibrillation
    synchronized cardioversion
    administration of any type of parenterally, orally, or topically approved medication or solution
    needle chest decompression
    gastric and oral/tracheal suctioning
    Basic Life Support techniques of the EMT-1
Extricates patients from entrapment
Provides special rescue services where trained in those specific areas
Performs triaging of patients and management of mass casualty situations
Lifts and moves patients
Utilizes specialized communication equipment to consult with physicians and/or notify hospitals of patient's condition
Completes detailed documentation on patient care and transport
Understands and uses appropriate state and federal regulations pertaining to EMS, confined space, hazardous materials, incident command system, blood borne pathogens, airborne pathogens, and controlled substances
Reports verbally to receiving Physician as to the patient's condition and interventions performed
Maintains, cleans, and restocks emergency supplies and equipment
Support the HSE function as a helper and not a decision maker where, in the opinion of the practitioner, the support does not interfere with the medical provision at the location

Ancillary Duties may include:
Data entry
HSE Support
Occupational testing needs
Emergency Response Training with on-site team

Skills and Attributes:
Professional written and verbal communication skills
Quality of care focus
Professional bedside manner
Confident clinical decision making skills
Team player – flexible to assist where able
Work effectively with non-medical staff
Cultural awareness
Computer skills

Physical Demands and Work Conditions:
Work conditions are such that significant time will be spent walking, standing, stooping, sitting, assisting with positioning patients, and include some lifting. Exposure to anesthetic gases, blood and body fluids, sharps, and other health care occupational hazards is routine. Conditions will include exposure to hospital grade cleaning solutions, flammable solutions and gases, e.g., alcohol and oxygen, as well as latex and other industrial chemicals.

Requirements:
Lifting Floor to Shoulder: 25 lbs
Lifting Floor to Waist: 45 lbs
Lifting Floor to Knuckle: 50 lbs
Carry 45 pounds: 25 feet
Climb 6 rungs of ladder
Climb 24 stairs (self-paced)
Pull: 50 lbs
Push: 50lbs
#: Kneel to stand x 3 reps
Alt twist x10
Stoop x5:
Squat for 15 secs:

Contingencies:
Offer contingent upon ability to pass a pre-employment drug testing, physical exam, fit for duty assessment for remote work, background check, and motor vehicle report.

Please apply online

 

Medic - EMT 3/Paramedic for Alaska

Locations: Alaska (AK)