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Paramedic Lead International Kuwait

George Washington Medical Faculty Associates Washington Full-Time
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Manages Emergency Medical Services Team, orders and maintains supplies and assures Quality Control of EMS services. Provides advanced life support care to patients. Transports and transfers patients as well as assesses the extent of an illness or injury to establish and prioritizes follow up medical procedures. Applies artificial respiration or administers oxygen in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation, starts and administers intravenous fluids, performs other emergency medical procedures during transport. Must be NREMT-P, ACLS and CPR certified. ACLS and CPR Instructor certification is Requested, but not Required. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

1.Supervises and Manages Paramedics (EMT-Ps) and EMT-Bs throughout the Area of Record.
2.Maintains vehicles, equipment, tools, and protective clothing in a serviceable ready-response condition.
3.Responds to emergencies as required. Administers medical services for patient care within the scope of their training.
4.Responsible for creating, maintaining, and addressing issues regarding shift schedules.
5.Conducts recurrent proficiency training and OJT.
6.Instructs base populous and F&ES members in regards to medical classes.
7.Evaluates F&ES medical skills and abilities.
8.Performs other duties as assigned by the Paramedic Supervisor.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent is required; Associates/Bachelors
is preferred

ExperienceRequires registration at an EMT-P (NRP) level with the National Registry and a minimum of 5 years of experience as a paramedic and a minimum of 2-3 years of experience as a supervisor in EMS or Fire and/or a combination of education and experience that will allow the individual to be successful. Instructor certifications (such as ACLS, BLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, ICS, etc.) are desired.

Must have a US passport.

CompetenciesMust have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate providing verbal feedback in a professional manner. Must be able to follow and understand instructions, and react favorably in all work situations. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people at various levels within and outside the Medical Faculty Associates (MFA). Must be able to do math calculations and input data into the computer.

Supervision Received
Reports to the Paramedic Supervisor.

Supervision Exercised
Supervision may be exercised over paramedics.

Skills required

Health Facilities
Basic Life Support
Life Support
Emergency Departments
Emergecy (Healthcare)
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The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) is the largest multi-specialty physician practice in Washington, DC, that is conveniently located in one building. We are committed to providing the best possible, most comprehensive, and most convenient care to our patients. Our investment in medical technology allows us to serve our neighbors, our country, and our international community.

The MFAs practice is built upon a long-standing tradition of care and community partnership. Our academic medical and surgical specialties and multidisciplinary approach to treating patients has far reaching roots in the local and international communities.

The MFA recently embarked on a new direction in defining its role in the healthcare communityto accelerate the addition of cutting edge medical technologies and unsurpassed patient service to its practice. MFA world-renowned physicians teach the most current medical knowledge to medical students, residents, and fellows. Additionally, our physicians keep learning through our Continuing Medical Education classes, advancing the theory and practice of disease detection, diagnosis, and treatment.

In July of 2000, the MFA became a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, governed by a physician and executive board of directors. Currently, with more than 270 doctors and 41 medical specialties, the MFA is the largest and most comprehensive physician practice in the District that is conveniently housed in a 316,000 square-foot facility, treating an average of 1,500 patients a day.

In the future, MFA healthcare services will continue to meet the needs of the areas diverse populations with superior and effective patient care. Patients can look forward to receiving care from the best doctors using the most patient-friendly and efficient technology available. We are currently in the process of incorporating an electronic clinical records system, launching the MFA to the forefront of both medical and patient services technology.

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