Critical Care Transport/Flight Paramedic


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Job Number 52462
Posted 1/30/2018
Account Affiliated Healthcare Systems
Department MMH Critical Care Transport
Location MMH - Douglas H. Brown Building - Union St., ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Variable
Hours 1900-0700 (variable)
Job Details Posted by: Meridian Mobile Health/LifeFlight of Maine

Location: Bangor, ME with occasional travel and coverage to other bases in Maine required

LifeFlight of Maine is growing. Join a leading edge critical care transport program with opportunity for growth. LifeFlight of Maine is a consortium based non-profit critical care system and the primary provider of critical care transport for the entire state of Maine. Teams are RN and Paramedic based using a shared governance model. Paramedics are employed by Meridian Mobile Health / Capital Ambulance, and are located at Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC), a tertiary center with a full range of critical care services including trauma, medicine, cardiology, pediatrics, and a Level III NICU. We are a matrix organization and our flight team works both in transport and the hospital critical care units. The Critical Care Transport Paramedic works in a dynamic team at LifeFlight and EMMC and reports to the Clinical Base Operations Manager with several matrix reporting relationships.

LifeFlightoperates with advanced and progressive critical care protocols providing a full range of critical care and critical care transport from ECMO to NICU. The CCTP provides direct patient care in NICU, pediatric, and adult ground, fixed wing and rotor wing services in a busy transport and hospital environment. This is a regular full-time shift position with a 36-48 hour work week.

LifeFlight operates twin engine full IFR Agusta helicopters and a KingAir 200 airplane in partnership with Seven Bar Aviation, as well as ground services with related ambulance partners. LifeFlight is fully CAMTS accredited and nationally recognized for safety and innovation.

Education and Experience Minimum Requirements:

§ Associates degree or higher in related field strongly preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. High School Diploma or GED is required.

§ Minimum of 3 years in a busy ALS setting as at the paramedic level required. Preference will be given to applicants with critical care experience.

§ Maine EMS issued paramedic license required at time of hire. National Registry Certification preferred.

§ CCEMT-P or equivalent certification strongly preferred

§ FP-C certification preferred for hire, required within 18 months of hire/transfer

§ Current BLS (American Heart Association Healthcare Provider or equivalent, ACLS, PALS (or equivalent pediatric certification), PHTLS or other approved trauma training are required for hire. AVOC is required within 6 months of hire (provided by employer)

§ NRP and STABLE preferred and required within 6 months of hire

§ Must be willing to complete educational programs for transport

§ Positive interpersonal skills

§ Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills, teamwork, and self- directed organizational, collaborative, and problem solving skills

§ Lifelong learner with regular commitment to transport medicine, quality, LEAN, and patient safety

§ Unrestricted and current Driver's license and Passport (with appropriate visas to allow travel between US and Canada for non-US passports) required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

§ The CCTP provides all modes of transport services

§ Must pass annual LifeFlight physical agility evaluation

§ Must comply with crew weight policy

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status relative to job function, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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