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Req. No

24421

Job Title

Flight Paramedic Mt. Pleasant

Market

CHRISTUS EMS

Category

Patient Care

Facility

CHRISTUS EMS Mount Pleasant

Address

105 West 20th Avenue
Mt Pleasant, TX  75455
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Type

FULL TIME

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Summary:

The Flight Paramedic extends the healing ministry of Jesus Christ by caring for critically ill and injured persons in the air medical environment. Practice is carried out with a high degree of independence in challenging out-of-hospital environments and at regional health care facilities. The Flight Paramedic position also has significant responsibility for public relations and involves interacting with a wide range of healthcare and public safety professionals in stressful situations. The Flight Paramedic position also requires subject matter management skills and independent work on projects to support Flight For Life operations. This position coordinates transport operations / clinical care with the Flight Nurse and Pilot crew members in conjunction with policies and procedures that have been established by Flight For Life Administration, the Flight For Life Medical Director, and Flight For Life’s contracted aviation services (FAA Part 135) operator. 

Requirements:

Minimum of three years’ recent experience working in a moderate to high-volume ALS setting; greater than five years strongly preferred. Mixed ALS /critical care transport experience preferred

Current paramedic certification by the State of Texas.

National Registry Paramedic strongly preferred upon hire, required within one year of hire.

ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certification required upon hire.

BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required upon hire.

PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification required within 6 months of hire.

NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) certification within 6 months year of hire

TPATC or ATLS (Audited) [or documentation of in-house equivalency course] required within one year of hire.

Incident Command Training (IS-100 and IS-200 at a minimum) within one year of hire.

Certification in a transport-specific critical care board certification (FP-C or CCP-C) is strongly preferred at hire, and required within 24 months of start date. 

Achieve and maintain second critical care board certification in a transport sub-specialty (CNP-T, FP-C, CCP-C) within 24 months of start date. 

Pediatric emergency/critical care experience, transport experience or certification (C-NPT) highly preferred

Previous flight or critical care transport experience highly preferred

Work Type: 

Full Time

For additional information or assistance with the application processes please reach out to Michaela Ahlfinger at Michaela.ahlfinger@Christushealth.org or 913-583-0805. 

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