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Opportunity as a government contractor overseas, please read below:

Seeking Director Ambulance Operations for Baghdad, Iraq

Someone who is  qualified and not only qualified but would like to travel back to Southwest Asia (Iraq Afghanistan) for employment as a Government Contractor.

Director Ambulance Operations for Baghdad, , Iraq

Tracking Code:    3275-120

Job Description

The Director of Ambulance Operations, also referred to as the EMS Director

will emphasize close coordination, communications and collaboration with the

DoS officials in Iraq, the MSSI DSH, small DSHs, HUs, CONUS support and

other relevant locations to ensure that responsive and reliable services are

delivered at all times.

The EMS Director will manage day-to-day operations, logistic and

administrative functions to optimize overall service delivery.  The EMS

director reports to the MSSI Program Manager and is responsible for

technical oversight over all assigned EMTs (Basic, Advanced or Paramedic)

staff.  The EMS Director may also provide clinical services as an EMT-P and

is clinically supervised by the site lead provider or other provider that is

supervising clinical care on site.

The EMS Director monitors the skills, training and performance of all medics

using the following scope of work:

The EMT-P will be assigned to treat patients in one of three settings: (1)

Field Health Unit, (2) Small medical/trauma hospitals, (3) Large

medical/trauma hospital and assists in examination and treatment of patients

under the direction of a physician or physician extender.

The EMT-P interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate,

temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records the

information on patients’ charts. EMT may be required to draw and collect

blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

The Supervisor will be expected to supervise other EMT’s, schedule, maintain

shelf stock and ensure the presentation of an orderly and safe clinic


The EMT-P will perform emergency skills, such as managing respiratory,

trauma, and cardiac emergencies, and patient assessment. Typically, an EMT

will deal with bleeding, fractures, airway obstruction, cardiac arrest, and

emergency childbirth. EMT-P will use and maintain common emergency

equipment, such as backboards, suction devices, splints, oxygen delivery

systems, and stretchers.

EMT-P provides more extensive pre-hospital care than do EMTs. In addition to

carrying out the procedures of the other levels, paramedics administer

medications orally and intravenously, interpret electrocardiograms (EKGs),

perform endotracheal intubations, and use monitors and other complex


All EMT-P positions are subject to location availability and assignment will

be based on skill set needs.

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards,

principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty

organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.

Required Skills


Completed an approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, and

certification as a Paramedic

Must Hold and Maintain Certification by the National Registry of Emergency

Medical Technicians – Paramedic OR hold and maintain PHTLS/ITLS and PALS in

addition to State Paramedic License, ACLS and CPR.

Received additional education and training in anatomy and physiology as well

as advanced medical skills desirable

Prior experience as a Paramedic Supervisor or Field Training Officer


Associate Degree preferred

Clinical and EMT field experience.

Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a

particular medical care field.

Sufficient EMT or related experience and judgment to plan and accomplish


Equivalent non-U.S/Canadian education, certification, diplomas and

experience may be qualifying, after CHS/DOS RMO review.

Experience as a Combat Medic or Navy Corpsman is desirable.

Experience working in an austere environment.

Any or all Instructor certifications for CPR, ACLS, PHTLS/ITLS, PALS and/or

EVOC preferred

Certified as a urine drug collector; certification as a urine drug

collection instructor a plus

ServSafe certification

All health care providers and medical support staff  must have recent

clinical experience in patient care for at least 6 months out of the past


High School diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

Have three years’ experience as a Paramedic.

Participate in training, (including HIPAA training)

Required Experience


All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up

care required.

Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of

the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.

Responsible for overall operation and administration of medical

transportation services for MSSI EMS; provide active and ongoing management

of all facets of MSSI EMS program

Responsible for clinical care, staffing, service satisfaction, program

planning and fiscal management

Planning, organizing, coordinating and evaluating the functioning of medical

transportation services; arranging/conducting meetings between various EMS


Developing written agreements; organizing, coordinating and evaluating all

functions of medical transportation services

Preparing, and presenting EMS assessments and recommendations on a periodic

basis and as needed

Implement a clinical Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement system that can

comprehensively examine and evaluate the quality of care provided by the EMS


Oversees training and operations of MSSI UDS Program

Oversees validation, verification, and testing of all WPS Medic personnel

Mechanisms for testing and implementing system improvements

Mechanisms for remedial education, training, and

certification/licensure/authorization review

Maintenance of a confidential medical QA/QI process

Maintenance of a system environment or culture that can examine its own

areas for process improvement

Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

Provides care to patients and assists patients with personal hygiene,

nutrition, comfort, and safety.

Maintains comfortable, orderly, safe, and clean environment.

Prepares patients for examinations.

Provides routine information related to medical treatments and procedures.

Measures and records vital signs, collects specimens, and escorts patients

and visitors.

Prepares examining rooms, selects and lays out medical supplies, maintains

medical equipment.

Records and reports patient information.

Retrieves laboratory test results and patient files.

Orders and maintains inventory of supplies.

Performs clerical functions related to medical activities.

Maintains staff by orienting new hires, training employees, maintaining a

safe, secure and legal work environment and developing personal growth

opportunities for EMT personnel.

Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations, planning,

monitoring, appraising job results, coaching, counseling, disciplining


Developing, coordinating and enforcing company policies, procedures and


Maintains quality service by enforcing quality and customer service

standards, analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems,

identifying trends and recommending system improvements.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.

Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other

basic office support software.

Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.

Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to

improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve

problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new

developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.

Other duties as assigned


Must have a valid, current U.S. Driver’s License

Must have a current U.S. Passport.

Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms

and conditions of the FSA

Shall be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in


Work hours are based on a 72 hr. work week; typically six 12 hour days but

other variations may apply.

Requires a favorably adjudicated Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT)

investigation conducted by the Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic


Shall Attend a Foreign Affairs Counter Terrorism training course prior to

deployment to Iraq for work on the MSSI-Iraq contract. Training may include:

Combat First Aid, Weapons Familiarization, Defensive Tactics/Driving, IED

recognition, Surveillance Detection and Hostage Survival and Personnel


Shall demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic word processing programs

and the CHS Medical Management System software.


Must be confirmed by a dental and medical examination to be “medically and

dentally fit” in accordance with CHS requirements.

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment;

travel in Iraq is required by surface or air;

The climate is desert-like, hot, and prone to dust storms.

Employment Type

Full time Regular

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