AARC Career Center

Location:
St.Croix, Virgin Islands
Job category:
Hospital
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
AeroMD

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Flight Respiratory Practitioner – AeroMD

***Dual credentials/overseas experience, military experience, and infectious disease experience highly desired***

***Travel costs to US Virgin Islands and lodging, paid by AeroMD***

DUTIES

  • Provides care from the initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility; maintains thorough patient care documentation.
  • Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills.
  • Maintains documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, aviation and safety training, OSHA and HIPAA training, clinical rotations and advanced procedures.
  • Attends continuing education programs pertinent to his/her area of practice.
  • Knowledgeable in the use and routine maintenance of all equipment and supplies.
  • Responsible for reporting medical equipment failures and taking initial steps to ensure the repair of equipment as directed.
  • Maintains positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Participates in following-up with the patient and referring institution.
  • Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefings and completes any necessary documentation.
  • Assists in the pre-mission liftoff checklist and assists the pilot as requested, i.e., radio, navigational and visual observation activities.
  • Serves as a flight resource for any specialty personnel when transporting specialty patients.
  • Acts as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees and students as assigned.
  • Participates in continuing and outreach educational programs.
  • Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed for passengers and EMS/Fire/Rescue/LEO.
  • Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital and aeromedical care through participation in professional activities.
  • Participates regularly in AeroMD’s QA/QC activities.

Required

Education:  Graduate of an accredited School of Respiratory Care; ASRT or BSRT

Experience:  Minimum 3 – 5 years of recent critical care experience.  Will consider 3 – 5 years of recent emergency department experience if there is a minimum one-year previous critical care experience.

Licenses:  NBRC credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.  Current RCP license to practice Respiratory Care in any US state.   Must obtain Florida license and North Carolina license upon hire.

Certificates:  Current certifications in BLS/CPR; ACLS and PALS are required.   Must obtain NPS and ACCS within one year of hire.

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