Flight Paramedic

Flight Attendant Helena, Montana


Description

Skyservice Business Aviation  

 
Skyservice is the North American market leader in business aviation. Built on the key principles of safety and service excellence, we offer full-service support and expertise in aircraft management, charter, maintenance, and sales from our fixed-based operator services across Canada and the United States. People and values are inseparable assets that fuel our commitment to Quality, Safety, Respect, Commitment, and Efficiency. These key values guide us every day and contribute to our reputation as industry leaders in aviation services. Skyservice is a team that is committed to supporting and developing our people. If you wish to advance your career and be part of team committed to reaching further and aiming higher in Business Aviation, the Skyservice family of companies is the team for you.   
 
Get to know us: https://www.skyservice.com/   
    

Your future at Skyservice:  

 
Here at Skyservice we are continuing to grow and provide high level service to our clients, expanding our footprint and name throughout the Americas. You will bring an innovative mindset, strong attention to detail and fast-paced way of working to a team that works together to exceed the expectations of our customers. We focus on excellence and are committed to support and develop our teams!   

  

Summary of Essential Job Functions:  

  • Provides critical care from the initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility; maintains thorough patient care documentation.
  • Practices Paramedic level care within his/her scope of practice as defined by the State of Montana.
  • Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences.  Communicates educational needs to the Clinical Director and/or Service Director.
  • Maintains documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, aviation and safety training, OSHA and HIPAA training, clinical rotations, and advanced procedures.
  • Attends a minimum of six educational programs per year pertinent to his/her practice.  Participates in continuing education programs pertinent to his/her area of practice.   
  • Knowledgeable in use and routine maintenance for all equipment and supplies used by Montana Medical Transport.  Responsible for reporting medical equipment failures and taking initial steps to ensure repair of equipment as directed.  Maintains adequate supplies onboard aircraft to deliver patient care.  Keeps aircraft clean and orderly to insure rapid response to all transport requests. 
  • Employees are required to complete all shifts as assigned with the understanding that occasionally flights will last longer than the assigned shift.  Call shifts are infrequent but required.
  • Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals and the public.
  • Participates in planned outreach marketing and education activities.
  • Functions as a medical flight member.
  • Completes all necessary documentation.
  • Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, medical personnel, and equipment.
  • Serves as a flight resource to medical personnel when transporting specialty patients.
  • Performs advanced skills and procedures as approved by Montana Medical Transport Medical Director.
  • Serves as a role model, educator and clinical resource.
  • Acts as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees.
  • Acts as a liaison and communicates program goals and objectives.
  • Participates in continuing education programs.
  • Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professional activities.
  • Participates regularly in Montana Medical Transport activities, projects and committees.
  • Attends and participates in meetings according to established departmental guidelines.
  • Develops standards and guidelines related to the flight programs as assigned.
  • Participates in departmental quality improvement activities and PEER evaluations as assigned.
  • Undertakes and maintains projects as assigned.
  • Cleans and Maintains living quarters.
  • Participates in Montana Medical Transport’s quality improvement activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

   

Education:   

  • Graduate of an accredited Paramedic Program (Not applicable if licensed prior to 2010)
  • NREMT Certification

   

Experience:  

  • Minimum three years Pre-Hospital Paramedic in a high volume 911 Paramedic service
  • Critical Care Paramedic experience 

   

Licenses & Certificates:  

  • State of Montana Paramedic License
  • Critical Care Endorsement within 12 months of hire
  • Current certifications in BLS/ACLS/PALS; PHTLS or equivalent
  • FP-C or CCEMT-P highly encouraged

   

Competencies and Skills:  

  • Competency in advanced practice skills as defined by the Medical Director. 
  • Skills as required to practice as a Paramedic as defined by State of Montana’s Scope of Practice and advanced skills as defined by the Medical Director. 

   

Physical Demands:  

Physical Demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to perform medical procedures and assessments, reach with hands and arms, and speak and hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is required to maintain balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell.  The employee is required to maintain adequate physical conditioning to be able to perform job duties.
  • Job duties are often performed at high stress levels requiring employees to function effectively and independently while maintaining good working relationships with partners, patients, other EMS personnel, and hospital staff.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Employee must successfully pass the department’s physical agility test yearly.

   

Work Environment:  

Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions; and is frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens or airborne particles, fumes and gases, electrical and chemical hazards, and vibrations/truculence. 
  • Annual physicals are encouraged to include appropriate immunizations as required, back screening.
  • A PPD skin test for tuberculosis will be provided yearly.
  • The noise level in the work environment can by frequently loud, requiring hearing protection while in flight, and at a moderate level when in the hospital environment.  Noise attenuation devices will be provided to all employees (i.e., ear plugs, ear muffs, etc.), but it is the employee’s responsibility to utilize these devices to prevent hearing loss.