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Flight Paramedic

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
  • Job Code
    197354
Sign-on Bonus Available!
  • JOB SUMMARY
    • Reports to the Helicopter Services Program Manager. Performs paramedic evaluations and procedures approved by the Air Medical Director. Provides a safe and clean environment for patient care. Participates in patient transport. Obtains and maintains licensure in IN and MI.
  • MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS
    • MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.

    • VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.

    • SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.
  • JOB SPECIFICATIONS
    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of the state approved paramedic course and maintenance of Indiana and Michigan paramedic certification. Three (3) years of pre-hospital paramedic experience is required; three (3) contiguous years of pre-hospital current paramedic experience is preferred.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Current Indiana EMT-Paramedic certification required
      • Maintains current certification in CPR, ACLS, PALS, BTLS/PHTLS. BTLS or PHTLS certification is required within one year of employment.
      • TPATC (formerly TNATC), NRP, STABLE is highly recommended.
      • Within two (2) years of employment, acquires and maintains certification as a flight paramedic (FP-C) through the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification.
      • Other required skills and meticulous adherence to sterile techniques and universal precautions. Demonstrates the high-level knowledge and competency that are necessary to perform paramedic assessments, procedures, treatment, and techniques.
      • Demonstrates interpersonal skills necessary to deal tactfully and effectively with physicians, nurses, patients, families, and other team members.
      • Demonstrates effective public relations behavior.
      • Demonstrates effective communication skills (both verbal and written).
      • Demonstrates organizational skills and the ability to work independently, set priorities, and accomplish goals.
      • Demonstrates knowledge of and a commitment to Memorial Health System's mission and values; and the organization's goal of providing exceptional patient experiences by following Memorial's Performance Essentials.
      • Demonstrates the physical ability and stamina to perform the essential functions of the position.
      • Demonstrates mental strength and emotional stability during various situations, including patient death, the presence of multiple victims, and family needs.
      • Maintains a flight ready weight of 220 pounds, or less. This will be monitored at least every six months by weigh-in.
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a helicopter, within Memorial Hospital, within referral hospitals, and at outdoor scenes, in the patient care and transporting process.
      • Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, certain undesirable patient care activities, and potential exposure to biohazards.
      • Works in an environment requiring walking, stooping, climbing, twisting, bending, running, squatting, kneeling, and lifting.
      • Works in an environment with potential adverse weather conditions.
      • Encounters emotionally volatile situations.
      • Operates patient-related equipment.
      • Works in an environment where the consequence of errors in performance may result in patient injury or death, hospital risk, and/or financial loss.
      • Must be able to report to work location within 30 minutes when on call.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.
      • Demonstrates mental strength and emotional stability during various situations, including patient death, the presence of multiple victims, and family needs.
      • Maintains a weight of 210 pounds, or less. This will be monitored at least quarterly.






Posted: 2021-11-22 Expires: 2021-12-21
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