Per Diem Flight Paramedic - Tucson, AZ
Air Methods Corporation •
, Arizona, United States
As our next Flight Paramedic, you and your Flight Nurse partner will be the go-to for high quality pre-hospital advanced life support, including assessment, triage, and treatment for critical patients. Each shift you will work with your team to find ways to improve safety and our standards of care by attending pre-mission briefings, mission debriefings, and completing necessary documentation. Youll participate in patient and referring institution follow-up and in planned outreach marketing and education activities.
As a Flight Paramedic at Air Methods, we invest in our teams skills and safety every day. Weve created a career ladder and offer paid certification programs that invest in your future, including paid continued education, annual high-fidelity human patient simulation training, and cadaver labs with company-paid travel. We also cover the cost of certain license and certification programs.
To thrive in this role, you must have a minimum of three years of recent experience in a busy 911 system and the following:
- EMT-P certification in state(s) served
- National Registry Certification may be required to meet state licensure requirements
- Current certifications in Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR; ACLS; PALS or equivalent (if state or county required) and advanced provider ITLS (if state or county required)
- Willingness to work 2-24 hour shifts or 1-48 hour shift per week
- FP-C certification is required for this base.
Education: Bachelor's degree in health-related field
Experience: Previous critical care transport experience and flight experience
Operation and Safety Requirements:
As a member of the Clinical Flight Crew, any person employed in this position shall maintain a weight not to exceed 225 pounds including empty flight suit and boots.
Air Methods is the most responsive and reliable provider of critical care transportation solutions. We partner with our EMS and hospital customers to solve the challenges of patient logistics and save lives. We deliver industry-leading performance in safety, clinical quality and patient advocacy, committing to the elimination of balance bills. In addition to caring for others, we care for our own teammates: building a high-performing culture where people are passionate about their work and always bring their best. We can't be the industry-leading air medical company without you.
Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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