Advance Life Support- EMT job Newport News Virginia
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Advance Life Support- EMT Job



Employer Name: SRL Total Source SpiderID: 8376489
Location: Newport News, Virginia Date Posted: 1/30/2019
Wage: Category: Firefighter/Paramedic/Emergency
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
To Apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=b7266e43-61c2-44e7-b095-1a59d624e935&jobId=166654&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001


SRL Total Source, LLC is a Federal Contracting Employer who provides medical services to the Department of Defense. This is a long-term contract that will start after a successful background check is completed. We are currently seeking an *Advanced Life Support Technician* for employment at McDonald Hospital, Fort Eustis, VA. (Full-Time)

*EMPLOYEE QUALIFICATIONS*
* Must maintain National Registry Medical Technician certification.
* Must maintain certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support C-Health Care Provider CPR. Certifications must be issued from American Heart Association.
* Must have documentation of completed Emergency Vehicle Operation Training
* Be a U.S. Citizen (certified copy of birth certificate or naturalization papers).
Must be skilled in emergency medicine techniques, based on the diagnosis of the patient, the approach or combination of approaches that will most effectively sustain the patientís life. Must have skill and familiarity with emergency and patient transport vehicle characteristics to safely operate the vehicle under adverse weather and/or traffic conditions in providing emergency and patient transport.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS*
* Airway Obstruction and Respiratory Arrest. Based on the patientís condition, opens and maintains the airway (using the head-tilt maneuver, jaw thrust maneuver, face down modified jaw thrust maneuver, and esophageal obturator airway technique). Performs pulmonary resuscitation if breathing fails to start spontaneously upon opening the airway, using such techniques as mouth-to mouth, mouth-to-nose, etc.
* Cardiac Arrest. Provides cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with AHA standards, varying the approach for small children/infants.
* Mechanical Breathing Aids. Determines the need and equipment to provide appropriate life support, e.g., oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways, suction, nasal cannula, etc.
* Bleeding and Shock. Accurately determines blood pressure readings, which are used in conjunction with a variety of symptoms to identify the nature of shock.
* Wounds. Recognizes and determines the causes and basic medical implications of closed and open soft tissue wounds and treats appropriately. Applies appropriate bandages.
* Fractures of Torso and Extremities. Recognizes fractures, dislocations, and sprains. Determines the proper method and takes steps to immobilize the patient for transport by using pneumatic counter pressure devices and applying traction based on the nature of the fracture of dislocation.
* Head, Face, Neck, and Spine Injuries. Identifies, when possible, the symptoms of potential life threatening dangers and provides appropriate immobilization for injuries.
* Eye, Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia. Treats a variety of eye injuries, i.e., impaled objects, chemical, heat, and light burns, etc. recognizes and treats chest trauma/lung collapse symptoms caused by various chest intrusions. Recognizes, treats, and immobilizes for transport, injuries to the abdomen and genitalia, by preventing shock, monitoring/evaluating vital signs, controlling bleeding, etc.
* Child Birth. Responds to pre-delivery complications, e.g., convulsions, hemorrhaging, as well as to normal deliveries.
* Miscellaneous Medical Emergencies. Recognizes, stabilizes, and treats a wide variety of medical emergencies, e.g., poison ingestion or inhalation, bites/stings, pediatric patients, heart attacks, strokes, etc. employs communicable disease control and containment measures. Employs Basic Life Support (BLS) and/or ALS and various mechanical aids for resuscitation.
* Environmental Emergencies. Initiates treatment for heat, electrical, radiation burns, and heat exhaustion/stroke, etc.
* Extrication and Packaging of Victims. Uses a variety of light rescue tools and equipment for removal of victims/patients.
* Pharmacology. When treatment of an injury or illness requires the administration of drugs, verifies the medication with the physician (over the radio), calculates the dosage required of the medications permitted to be administers by a Basic Emergency Medical Technician and administers the drug. There are times when the technician cannot contact the physician before administering drugs, for instance, radio malfunction or acute condition of patient. In such instances, the technician takes a patient history and administers the medication in accordance with established guidelines. If this occurs, the technician assures reasons for actions taken are properly documented and filed in a timely manner with the supervisor.
* Perform other duties as assigned:
- Uphold established patient care and practice standards

- Review and submit reports as required

- May be assigned to other clinics in the MCAHC footprint on a temporary basis as needed or for additional on the job training.


Job Requirements:
* Must maintain National Registry Medical Technician certification.
* Must maintain certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support C-Health Care Provider CPR. Certifications must be issued from American Heart Association.
* Must have documentation of completed Emergency Vehicle Operation Training
* Be a U.S. Citizen (certified copy of birth certificate or naturalization papers).
Must be skilled in emergency medicine techniques, based on the diagnosis of the patient, the approach or combination of approaches that will most effectively sustain the patientís life. Must have skill and familiarity with emergency and patient transport vehicle characteristics to safely operate the vehicle under adverse weather and/or traffic conditions in providing emergency and patient transport.


Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 3
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:


Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave

Company Profile:
SRL Total Source, LLC is a Federal Contracting Employer who provides medical services to the Department of Defense.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Jennifer Hall Company Type: Employer
Company: SRL Total Source
City: Waldorf
State: Maryland
Zip: 20602
Web Site: https://www.srltotalsource.com/

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