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EMT - Emergency Response

Company: Guardian Flight
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:
This is a temporary, full-time position lasting for 30 calendar days beginning July 8th, 2024.

Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost, and we will be there when you need us.

With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.


The mission and purpose of this position are to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.


The following list represents the primary responsibilities of a remote EMT-III or Paramedic. The relative importance of these responsibilities may vary from region to region and should be discussed by each Paramedic with his/her supervisor.

Medical Duties:

  • Evaluates, treats, and stabilizes routine and urgent patients within the scope of practice and standing orders established by the sponsoring physician (EMT-III/Paramedic), with expanded scope responsibilities
  • Consult with Medical Director as needed
  • Administer over the counter medications
  • Ordering/restocking of medical supplies
  • Medical health screenings
  • Administering flu shots and maintain proper documentation
  • Paperwork for proper work release, patient care
  • Scheduling CASEVAC/MEDEVAC
  • First Aid / First Aid Bag training for all camp and field crews
  • Restocking of First Aid Bags
  • Working with Camp safety for bi-monthly Safety meetings
  • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol.
  • Utilize medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care.
  • Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls.
  • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements.
  • Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.
  • Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene management as needed.
  • Keep current on certifications.
  • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the work area, keep it clean and stocked to maintain the image of Guardian Flight and GMR.
  • Must stay current with advanced training, instructor credentials, and continuing education.
  • Must successfully complete and remain current with MSHA required courses, participate in mine rescue drills; and must maintain all mine safety policies and complete all safety training.
  • Obtain Department of Transportation certification in the collection and processing of urine and breath alcohol testing.
  • Ability to function independently and be a self-starter in isolated locations that have poor communication and no support agencies.
    Weather Observer Duties:
    • Daily weather observation and recording
    • Send weather reports to camp project manager, safety, environmental, and admin in the morning
    • Send weather reports to flight companies for daily flights and keep companies updated on weather changes.
    • Talk to inbound pilots, informing them of present weather conditions
      Bear Guard Duties:
      • Monitor camp for bear and other animal sightings
      • Use different deterrent methods to scare animals out of camp and away from personnel
      • Use lethal force as a last resort
      • Fill out required documentation for sightings and deterrent
      • Help train/inform camp personnel on animal safety
      • Help train camp personnel on shotgun safety and use
        Airfield/Runway Management Duties:
        • Ensure runway is safe for plane to land
        • Ensure runway is clear of debris, animals and people
        • Control who has access to runway while planes are on the ground
        • Talk to inbound pilots on runway conditions
        • DOT-Drug/Alcohol Technicians
        • Administer Drug and Alcohol tests
        • Fill out proper documentation
        • Send samples to proper testing sites
        • Conduct bag and room checks

          • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
          • Must be at least 18 years of age.
          • Possess a valid State of Alaska Driver's License.
          • Current State of Alaska Paramedic or EMT-III Certification.
          • Current National Registry.
          • Driving record in compliance with GMR policy regarding insurability.
          • Minimum 5 years' experience as a Paramedic/EMT III, with the ability to function beyond the typical "street environment," where treatment may be the priority not transport.
          • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
          • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work independently and as a team member, employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas, read, interpret, and follow instructions.
          • Available to work extended shifts at remote mine sites.


            Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:
            • Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.
            • One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.
            • Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.
            • Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
            • Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.
            • Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve. EEO Statement:
              Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability.

Keywords: Guardian Flight, Anchorage , EMT - Emergency Response, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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