EMT III/MICP at Fairweather, LLC

Fairweather, LLC
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Job Title: Emergency Medical Technicians III / Paramedic (EMT-3/MICP)

Pay Status: Hourly

FLSA Status:Non-Exempt

Reports to: Fairweather Medical Director; Receiving Hospital Emergency Physician; and, Remote Medical Program Manager

To apply for this position, you must submit an online application through our website at www.fairweather.com/careers. We will not accept resumes in lieu of an application. However, you may electronically attach your cover letter and resume to your application.


Evaluates, treats, and stabilizes routine, urgent and emergent patients within the scope of standing orders established by the sponsoring physician.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements
  • Communicate with receiving facility, Alaska MEDEVAC systems, and Medical Control
  • Operate as a team leader and take responsibility for scene management as needed
  • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the project medical facility; keep it clean and resupply any deficiencies
  • Prepare accurate, thorough documentation of every patient contact and patient care report
  • Perform other duties as required to support the project

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Full comprehension of Standing Orders
  • Expert knowledge of defibrillators and IV pumps
  • Work well in teams, alone, and in diverse populations of people
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with HSE Team Members and Operational Management Team
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and complete objectives
  • Understand and utilize pre-hospital care Emergency Medical Service equipment
  • Understands the use of over the counter medications and applies aggressive first aid guidelines to support the Natural Resources industry OSHA requirements
  • Must maintain certification as Weather Observer Established by NOAA, reporting under METAR system

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Current state/national registry Paramedic/EMT III license/certificate
  • Current CPR, ACLS, and ITLS
  • One year Emergency Medical Service experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, carry, and balance an adult patient with the assistance of others
  • Ability to run, walk, bend, and crawl on uneven terrain
  • Ability to withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture
  • Ability to work in low light and confined spaces
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle (including ATVs)

Working Conditions:

  • Two week rotations, 12 hours a day/7 days a week shifts, and on-call after hours
  • Work in remote locations as an independent provider
  • Must be willing to work overtime and be on-call while at the site as needed
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • May be required to fly in small aircrafts
  • May be exposed to communicable diseases, mentally unstable, or combative patients

Disclaimer:The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required.