Flight Paramedic Mt Pleasant Tx at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System

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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 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 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.  

The Flight Paramedic will be assigned a primary Flight For Life base, but may be reassigned to another base within Flight For Life as program needs may dictate. The Flight Paramedic is responsible for other duties as assigned to support program clinical operations. Substantial orientation and ongoing training is devoted to incoming Associates to support their developmental success as the program has rigorous after-hire credentialing requirements, including dual board certification.  

Requirements: 

  • Minimum of three years of 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. 

  • BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required upon hire.  

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

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

  • Previous flight or critical care transport experience highly preferred.  

  • Emotional stability to function effectively in unpredictable situations.  

  • Problem solving skills and ability to exercise independent judgment and seek  

  • guidance when appropriate.  

  • Strong public relations and diplomacy skill set.  

  • Good keyboarding/documentation skills and general computer competency.  

CHRISTUS Flight For Life is fully CAMTS accredited. If you wish to work at the top of your license at an exceptional, faith-based organization that encourages ongoing clinical and professional development, we want you to become a part of CHRISTUS Flight For Life!  

Work Type:  

Full Time  


Work Type:

Full Time


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Job Attributes

Job ID

207172

Job Title

Flight Paramedic Mt Pleasant Tx

Job Type

FULL TIME

Job Category

Patient Care

Location

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System
105 West 20th Avenue
Mt Pleasant, TX  75455 View on a map

Flight Paramedic Mt Pleasant Tx

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