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Flight Paramedic

Company: Guardian Flight
Location: Blanding
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:

  • Starting Range is $78,000-$80,000 annually
  • $10,000 Sign-on Bonus, payable in two installments following the end of training
    • Shift rotations is 5 days on/10 days off
    • Company paid crew housing while on shift
      We're hiring Flight Paramedics to provide direct patient care in accordance with GMR protocols and/or medical direction. They also assist with coverage of open shifts as needed with the assigned area.

      • Responsible for completion and submission of electronic patient care record for each dispatched flight within the specified time frame, and for daily base checks, which includes narcotic count
      • Provide pre-hospital and intra-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation
      • Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences
      • Maintain documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, safety, and advanced procedures in the Employee Education Manual
      • Knowledgeable in use and routine maintenance of all equipment and supplies used by emergency programs
      • Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals, and the public
      • Functions as a medical flight member
      • Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing and completes necessary documentation
      • Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and Pilot assistance when needed, e. radio, navigational, and visual observation activities
      • Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, medical personnel, patient, and equipment prior to liftoff
      • Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed
        • Other duties as assigned


          • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in an ALS or critical care setting required
          • Flight experience preferred
            • Current EMT-P license/certification in the states served by the assigned area required
            • AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP required prior to flight status. Will be required to obtain trauma certification within 6 months of hire
            • Advanced Certification (FP-C) preferred, required within 12 months from date of hire.
            • Instructor certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS/PEPP, ITLS/PHTLS preferred
            • NREMT-P certification may be required in assigned area
              Physical Demands:
              • Must be willing to shave facial hair (if needed) to fit a N95 mask
              • Must possess the gross and fine motor skills necessary to sufficiently provide the full range of safe and effective patient care activities
              • Lift and/or move up to 150 pounds cumulative with assistance
              • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
              • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule


                Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:
                • Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.
                • One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.
                • Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.
                • Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
                • Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.
                • Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve. EEO Statement:
                  Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability.

Keywords: Guardian Flight, Farmington , Flight Paramedic, Healthcare , Blanding, New Mexico

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