Company Overview

For 29 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


4-190102-8347: EMT-Paramedic
LocationOverseas - Iraq
Open Date1/2/2019
  
JOB DESCRIPTION

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an EMT Paramedic for a full time position on our current contract located on Camp Taji in Iraq.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

Facilitate performing emergency skills, such as managing respiratory, trauma, and cardiac emergencies, and patient assessment
Performs emergency skills, such as managing respiratory, trauma, and cardiac emergencies, and patient assessment
Utilizes additional care providers in all medical facilities to assist with patient administration
Checks vital signs
Administers post-operative, intravenous, and intramuscular medications
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and resuscitative trauma care
Documenting care delivered and follow up care required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum three (3) years of experience in an ER and/or ICU/CCU environment is required
High School diploma, GED, or equivalent education required
Must have completed an approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, and certification as a Paramedic
Clinical and EMT field experience
All EMTs shall be listed in the National Registry or holding a current unrestricted license in the U.S. or Canada
All EMTs must also hold a current Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) that has been recognized as meeting or exceeding any of the EVOC standards set by ANHTSA, IACP or IADLEST
Course Medical support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least six months out of the past year
Must hold current BLS and ACLS certification 
All health care providers and medical support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least six months out of the past year

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Recent completion of Tactical Combat Casualty Care or comparable advanced trauma course or exceptional simulation training is desirable 
Experience as a Combat Medic or Navy Corpsman is desirable
Associate degree from a community college or technical school sufficient to prepare for the NREMT examination is particularly desirable

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long Hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse condition