EMT Paramedic (BLS) United Nations Jobs , Somalia

Recruiter: Military Civilian
Location: Somalia
Tracking Code: 6752-120

Job Description

The UN Level 1+ medical facility at the UNSOS camp located within the Mogadishu International Airport (MIA) was established in 2012 with the objective of providing emergency medical care as well as primary care for the UN international personnel who were deployed into Mogadishu, initially, and now to all the AMISOM sector hubs across Somalia. The facility has been supporting UNSOS
and UNSOM Personnel. In addition, UNSOS has made the facility available to international personnel from other UN-Entities, Diplomatic Missions and UNSOS contracted vendors, and their respective personnel on a cost recovery basis. CHSi is seeking medical personnel and healthcare providers to support this very important UN mission in Somalia.

Services to include:
Outpatient
Emergency Surgical
10-bed inpatient capability, expand to 20
Laboratory
Pharmacy
Imaging services
Dental


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.

Positions is notional, contingent upon contract award.



Required Skills
REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:


Certified Nurses/Paramedics with BLS;
5 Years’ experience as a paramedic
Fluency in English


Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General Medical Officers.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Will assist with patient administration; vital signs; post-operative, intravenous, and intramuscular medications; cardiopulmonary resuscitation and resuscitative trauma care; along with other duties as determined by the primary medical providers (physicians, nurse practitioners and Physician Assistants) that do not exceed the scope of practice.

Respond to 911 calls for emergency medical assistance, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or bandaging a wound.

Assess a patient’s condition and determine a course of treatment.

Provide first-aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured patients.

Transport patients safely in an ambulance.

Transfer patients to the emergency department of a hospital or other healthcare facility.

Report their observations and treatment to physicians, nurses, or other healthcare facility staff.

Document medical care given to patients.

Inventory, replace, and clean supplies and equipment after use.

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.

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

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.

EMT-P (BLS) will use and maintain common emergency equipment, such as backboards, suction devices, splints, oxygen delivery systems, and stretchers.

Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.



OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must have a current passport.

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

Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.

Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.

No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.


Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Employment Type

Full time Regular


How To Apply
Please send resume to lucy@military-civilian.com with job title and location in the subject line