Search & Rescue (SAR) Medic Flight Instructor

Employer: Dyncorp International
Location: Kabul Afghanistan

Job Summary


The Search and Rescue (SAR) Medic Instructor will establish, implement, update, train and enforce SAR, Medical and Non-rated crew member (NRCM) procedures.

Principal Accountabilities
Assist the Rotary Wing Lead and Standardization Pilots on issues and activities related to SAR and NRCM/SAR Medic Standardization/Procedures/Training.
Ensure that all ATMs, ATP, and FTGs are followed.
Assist the SAR/MED supervisor in the development of local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for SAR, security and medical procedures.
Conduct medical and security training for contractor and host nation personnel as required.
Responsible for protection of program resources, medical supplies, equipment and operational security (OPSEC).
Monitor medical issues in Afghanistan to ensure contractor personnel are apprised of current medical threats and aware of preventative measures and risks.
Monitor security requirements at the FOB/MOB to ensure they meet changing threat levels and/or new/revised security requirements.
Conduct facility inspections and threat analysis at FOB/MOB to evaluate site security, operational security, communications and medical threats associated with such things as drinking water, living conditions, food handling/storage, animal/insect threats and sanitary conditions.
Conduct threat analysis at hazardous locations where personnel are assigned to better protect resources and personnel.
Inform Management of any country-required immunizations, health or security related issues.
Perform duties as Flight Instructor for the SAR program.

Ensure that the ATM is followed.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge & Skills

In-depth knowledge of ATM, ATP, FTG and Ops Directives.
In-depth knowledge of Security and life-saving Medical procedures.
Working knowledge of FOL sanitary requirements to maintain a healthy working environment.
Knowledge of body recovery procedures.
Knowledge of advanced cardiology, to include operation of defibulatory equipment, accurate reading and diagnosis of cardiac strips, and ACLS algorithms with appropriate drug treatment protocol.
Knowledgeable of Advanced Trauma Care, to include immediate assessment and treatment of ANY traumatic life threatening injury, advanced airway management (Intubations, Surgical Cricothyrotomy), advanced invasive procedures (Needle Decompression, Chest Tube Thoracotomy), advanced Circulatory support (Venous access through cut down procedures, blood typing, cross match, blood transfusion protocols).
Knowledge of Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of illnesses to include, but not limited to, the following systems cardiac, pulmonary, dermatology, musculoskeletal, neurological, endocrine, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary.
Knowledgeable of wound repair including anesthesia, nerve blocks, suturing with proper aseptic technique.
General knowledge of radiological (basic) analysis.
Instructor/trainer and Inventory management skills.
Able to complete and pass a Class III Flying Duty Medical Examination.
Light infantry patrolling and tactics skills are required.
Possess a valid US Passport or have the ability to obtain one before assignment
Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance is a condition of employment; an active DoD Secret Security Clearance is preferred.


Experience & Education

Minimum of ten (10) years Special Operations experience while on military active Duty.
Minimum of one (1) year experience as SAR flight medic.
Weapons training combat conditions experience, intelligence or counter-intelligence experience, previous exposure to theater of operations and more specifically, in country experience is desired.
Experience should emphasize on dealing with Security / Medical / SAR issues, with protection of life and assets and life saving procedures.
Have extensive experience in security and combat medicine.
Extensive experience dealing with life saving procedures, conducting routine and emergency life saving treatment in an austere environment and providing unsupported lifesaving care to a patient for up to 48 hours.
Experience in conducting base camp health/hygiene surveys and conducting hospital medical surveys in developing countries/regions is required.
Extensive experience in assessing OCONUS regional/local medical treatment capability and developing/implementing MEDEVAC plans and procedures are required.
Extensive experience as a trainer/instructor of medical-related topics is desired.
Exposure to Search & Rescue operations in a high-threat environment is desired.
Personnel should be eligible for award of the U.S. Army 18D MOS qualified or and / or state or national EMT certification, Special Operations Medical Sergeant or Foreign Service equivalent qualification.
Graduate of a Military or DOS Flight Instructor course.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Associate’s degree majoring in security management, resource protection, trauma management, first responder procedures, combat medicine or other related area of study is preferred.
Must attend and successfully complete weapons qualification, security training, psychological profiling and High Threat - Survival Escape and Evasion training prior to deployment.
U.S. Army 18D MOS, Special Operations Medical Sergeant or Service equivalent qualification.
EMTP (U.S.)
FAA Class III Medical Certificate.


Physical Requirements/Working Environment

Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
Employee must be able to lift and carry 12O pounds 100 meters.
Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depths.
All employees must receive immunizations appropriate to the theater of operations prior to employment.
Must attend and successfully complete weapons qualification, security training, psychological profiling and High Threat - Survival Escape and Evasion training prior to deployment.
Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
Employee may be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
The individual may be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.
Individuals may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and work in close proximity to moving mechanical parts, aircraft, and vehicles.


Travel

Travel to and between CONUS and OCONUS locations is required.

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