Flight Paramedic (Part Time)

Location: Egg Harbor Twp, NJ  |  Position Status: Part Time  |  Position Shift: Varies
The flight paramedic works collaboratively with the flight nurse, performing transport missions for JeffSTAT 4. The flight paramedic, as a member of the team, accepts individual and collective accountability for the creation of a healing environment demonstrated by positive patient/family-centered care services, behaviors and relationships. In addition to prehospital missions, the flight paramedic also functions at referring facility locations, during transport and within the hospital using physician verbal orders and JeffSTAT-specific medical treatment protocols.

The flight paramedic is responsible for ensuring the aircraft or vehicle, equipment is mission ready and the narcotic count is accurate and appropriately documented every shift.

The flight paramedic may also serve as a preceptor to new staff within this title, as assigned by department leadership.

These positions support organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts, participation on shared governance teams, attendance at periodic staff meetings, mentoring and precepting new team members, and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.

The flight paramedic accepts individual accountability for adhering to AtlantiCare's and Jefferson's mission, vision, values and customer services standards.

  • EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of NREMT school of paramedic training required.
  • LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current certification as NREMT-P from national AMT association. Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, neonatal resuscitation program (NRP), PHTLS or ITLS certification. Certified or eligible as a paramedic in the state of Pennsylvania. Certified or eligible as a Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic (MICP) and Air Crew Member-FP in the state of New Jersey. Flight paramedic certification. ACM-FP-Air Medical Flight Medic and (FP-C) required within one year of hire. Completion of the National Incident Command Courses, ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 and 5a, required within one year.
  • EXPERIENCE: Three (3) to five (5) years of recent experience (minimum 5000 hours) as an paramedic in a busy ALS system. Critical care transport and flight experience preferred. Strong clinical and critical thinking skills required with the ability to work autonomously as part of a team. Successful completion of the JeffSTAT/Air Methods Flight Team Training Program.

Ongoing validated competency as required both generally and within unit parameters as they relate to patient populations' needs. Participation in quality assurance and educational activities. Successful completion of yearly clinical competency exam, simulation and Medical Command review. Completion of yearly Air Methods required training.

Potential for exposure to the hazards in the hospital and prehospital environment including, but not limited to, blood-borne pathogens, infectious disease exposure and hazardous substances.

Flight-specific: Exposure to potential hazards associated with flight including, but not limited to, variable weather conditions and mechanical failure. Due to aircraft performance parameters, the position has individual crew weight thresholds that are checked on a quarterly basis for weight and balance requirements. This position requires lifting, pushing or pulling with assistance equipment weighing 100 lbs. or more. Position also requires lifting, loading and unloading patients with assistance weighing 300 lbs. or greater. This position requires sitting, standing, walking, stooping, crouching and climbing.

This position reports to department leadership.

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Nicholas Papandrew
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