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
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 CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:
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
Certified as a urine drug collector; certification as a urine drug
collection instructor a plus
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)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up
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
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
Prepares examining rooms, selects and lays out medical supplies, maintains
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.
Full time Regular
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