EMT Paramedic , Iraq

Employer: SOS International LLC (SOSi)
Location : Overseas - Iraq


**This position is contingent upon contract award** SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an EMT Paramedic. The EMT Paramedic will facilitate performing emergency skills, such as managing respiratory, trauma, and cardiac emergencies, and patient assessment. 

Essential Job Duties 
• Performs emergency skills, such as managing respiratory, trauma, and cardiac emergencies, and patient assessment • Utilizes additional care providers in all medical facilities to assist with patient administration • Checks vital signs • Administers post-operative, intravenous, and intramuscular medications • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and resuscitative trauma care • Documenting care delivered and follow up care required

Minimum Requirements

• High School diploma, GED, or equivalent education required • Must have completed an approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, and certification as a Paramedic • Associate degree from a community college or technical school sufficient to prepare for the NREMT examination is particularly desirable • Clinical and EMT field experience • Progressive experience with being shift lead supervisor of EMT-P’s in a clinical or EMS setting • All EMTs shall be listed in the National Registry or holding a current unrestricted license in the U.S. or Canada • All EMTs must hold current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification • All health care providers and medical support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least six months out of the past year • All EMTs must also hold a current Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) that has been recognized as meeting or exceeding any of the EVOC standards set by ANHTSA, IACP or IADLEST

Additional Information

Working Environment 
• Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable • Long Hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse condition Desired Qualifications • Recent completion of Tactical Combat Casualty Care or comparable advanced trauma course or exceptional simulation training is desirable • Experience as a Combat Medic or Navy Corpsman is desirable • Associate degree from a community college or technical school sufficient to prepare for the NREMT examination is particularly desirable