Vectrus EMT in Kuwait
- The purpose of this job is to perform specialized duty work functions in preparing for and responding to fire/medical emergency calls and in providing general support within the Fire Department. Duties and responsibilities include maintaining readiness for emergency call response; responding to fire, medical, and related emergency calls when dispatched and taking proper action; educating staff and public on fire safety/prevention; and performing Fire Department activities. Additionally, this position is responsible for covering NREMT-Basic positions on the Ambulance.
.This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
Provide pre-hospital emergency medical care of simple and multiple system traumas.
Assist the Paramedic in determining the nature and extent of illness or injury and establishing priorities for required emergency care.
Assist the Paramedic in rendering emergency medical care to all patients.
Operate all emergency vehicles as the primary driver with due diligence for the safety of others.
Maintains equipment, tools, and protective clothing in a serviceable ready-response condition
Performs other duties and assignments as required
Minimum Qualifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
Nationally Registered as an EMT-Basic.
Holds a CPR/BLS and First Aid certifications.
Must read, write, and speak English fluently.
Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in emergency health care setting.
Must be able to obtain and maintain successful NACI background for Common Access Card (CAC).
Bachelor’s Degree or above is an attribute.
A local driver’s license is required
Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination:
The State of Kuwait (and certain airlines) now require proof of COVID-19 Vaccination. The definition of fully vaccinated is that you’ve: 1.) received a vaccine that is recognized by the governing entity and is either a.) Two doses of Pfizer BioNTech Vaccine b.) Two doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccine c.) Two doses of Moderna Vaccine (or) d. One dose of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, and 2.) Two weeks elapsed after the final dose was administered, which is either one or two doses depending on brand of the vaccination. You must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to qualify for this position.
Must have a minimum of two years of experience working on an emergency response ambulance.
Excellent communicative skills, both written & verbal.
Computer skills, copier/scanning experience and the ability to learn newly admitted equipment into the EMS inventory.
Preferred, seasoned instructor in the EMS career field.
Program Specific Requirements:
Possess knowledge of safety and environmental issues.
Accustomed to dealing at executive level.
Prior military experience a plus but not mandatory.
Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines, tools and equipment which includes a motor vehicle, computer, stretchers, litters, medical equipment, etc. Must be physically able to carry objects, patients or materials. Must be able to exert in excess of one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of fifty pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for very heavy work. Position will require lifting, pulling and dragging. Candidate must be able to lift at minimum 100lbs.
Physical requirements include lifting, climbing, extended sitting or standing, or other physical efforts that are normally required in emergency medical services. In addition, visual acuity, hearing and speaking requirements would be considered.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.