Job Location: Philippines Job summary: Vighter Medical Group requires former US Special Operations Forces (SOF) Medics to provide EMT-Paramedic level medical support on an aviation Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) program in the Philippines. Applicants must be US Citizens with military experience in AFSOC, JSOC, MARSOC, NSWC, or USASOC units to be considered. Former USAF Pararescue certification and experience is highly desired.
Shall provide Paramedic duties in performance of the required CASEVAC services services. CASEVAC services are defined as movement of a patient, who may not be stabilized, from point of injury (POI) to a location where appropriate care can be rendered, or to a point of extraction (POE) suitable for fixed-wing/rotor-wing airlift support.
Paramedics shall be available 24 hours a day seven (7) days a week on a standby status and be flight ready within four (4) hours of notification and may be put on a heightened response posture to be airborne within thirty (30) minutes of notification.
Perform special operations medical support providing initial combat trauma stabilization, enroute trauma care, and CASEVAC to definitive care.
Applies scientific knowledge to human treatment responses to actual or potential health problems
Documents and maintains patient records of medical treatment administered
Coordinates with operational mission planners for the safe evacuation of the patients from the originating mission to the destination facility.
Plans and prepares for CASEVAC missions
Ability to provide medical treatment in accordance with established protocols under the supervision of a physician
Responsible for performing a variety of unusual and complex professional tasks without the benefit of close guidance
Independently establishes criteria, formulates approaches, and evaluates efforts
Proper judgment is required to prevent delays in service provision, avoid serious adverse impact on the health status of individuals and the population served, and reduce waste efforts and resources
Knowledge & Skills:
Extensive experience conducting routine and emergency life-saving treatment to adult and pediatric patients in an austere environment is required
Demonstrated experience with CASEVAC including planning, exercising, coordination, and execution of missions
Shall be proficient in English
Must have exceptional customer service skills
Experience & Education:
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Paramedic certification is required
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required
Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) certification is required
At least four (4) years of current work experience in the last six (6) years
Experience in SOF units required
Current DOD Secret clearance or the ability to receive a security clearance is required
Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day
Must be willing to work overtime if necessary
Must be able to use an elevator or walk up & down stairs
Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs and carry up to 500 meters.
Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
Must be able to perform duties in an indoor office or outdoor environment
Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
Must undergo urine drug testing
Frequent travel by air to international locations will be a routine part of the job
We specialize in healthcare staffing, medical support services, and the application of technology in related fields. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help.
Vighter was founded on the principles of agility, customer service, and dedication to mission success. We are highly responsive to client requests and excel in dynamic environments. Our customer service approach caters not only to clients, but is also focused internally to support all of our great employees working around the world. Vighter’s dedication to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success flows throughout the organization. We are committed to exceeding our client’s expectations whenever and wherever services are required.
Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The incorporation of technology allows us to execute large-scale recruiting and hiring campaigns, which fills vacancies more efficiently than ever before. Certifications such as ISO 9001 and The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Services accreditation provide clients with significant reassurances that we maintain an unwavering commitment to quality.