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Got this unsolicited email with the following job description. I will provide the email of the person via PM"s only.

I would hope that AK or others who have been over there and worked for companies over there chime in here to give their opinions of this.


Below please find the following Job description:


4 weeks R&R during 12 months of continuous employment

$2,000 airfare travel allowance for R&R

Health insurance

Life Insurance

DBA Insurance

401 K

Base Salary Ranges (final salaries will be dependent upon government approval). In addition to base salary, employees receive 70% uplifts on base salary and a 10% of base salary completion bonus after 12 months of continuous employment.

Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMTP)

Job Description

The Health Care Service Support – Iraq Program Manager establishes a clinically safe and professionally managed healthcare environment and provides primary health care as well as resuscitative surgical care in accordance with U.S. or equivalent medical standards on a 24-hour basis, 365 days of the year to Chief of Mission (COM) personnel U.S. Embassy Baghdad, serving a population of approximately 14,000 adults.


The EMT is clinically supervised by the site medical director or other physician extenders on the work site and ultimately reports to the HCSS-Iraq Program Manager

The EMT will be assigned to treat patients in one of three settings: (1) Field Health Unit, (2) Small medical/trauma hospitals, (3) Large medical/trauma hospital and assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician or physician extender.

Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records the information on patients' charts. EMT may be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

In some settings the EMT-P may be assigned a leadership role as Lead EMT-P.

The EMT-P will perform emergency skills, such as managing respiratory, trauma, and cardiac emergencies, and patient assessment. Typically, an EMT will deal with bleeding, fractures, airway obstruction, cardiac arrest, and emergency childbirth. EMT will use and maintain common emergency equipment, such as backboards, suction devices, splints, oxygen delivery systems, and stretchers.

EMT-P provides more extensive pre-hospital care than do EMTs. In addition to carrying out the procedures of the other levels, paramedics administer medications orally and intravenously, interpret electrocardiograms (EKGs), perform endotracheal intubations, and use monitors and other complex equipment.

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.

All health care providers and medical support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least 6 months out of the past year


High School diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

Completed an approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, and certification as a Paramedic.

Received additional education and training in anatomy and physiology as well as advanced medical skills.

Associate degree from a community college or technical school sufficient to prepare for the NREMT examination is particularly desirable.

Clinical and EMT field experience.

Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular medical care field.

Sufficient EMT or related experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Certification by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) PLUS a State Paramedic License OR State Paramedic License, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS and CPR.

Equivalent non-U.S/Canadian education, certification, diplomas and experience may be qualifying, after CHS/DOS RMO review.

Maintain current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC).

Experience as a Combat Medic or Navy Corpsman is desirable.


Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

Provides care to patients. Assists patients with personal hygiene, nutrition, comfort, and safety.

Maintains comfortable, orderly, safe, and clean environment.

Prepares patients for examinations. Provides routine information related to medical treatments and procedures.

Measures and records vital signs, collects specimens, and escorts patients and visitors.

Prepares examining rooms, selects and lays out medical supplies, maintains medical equipment.

Records and reports patient information. Retrieves laboratory test results and patient files.

Orders and maintains inventory of supplies.

Performs clerical functions related to medical activities.


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.

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


EMT-P will require a favorably adjudicated Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) investigation conducted by the Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security.

EMT-P will sign a CHS HCSS-I Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.

The normal workweek is established by the DoS Chief of Mission.

Non-U.S. citizen assignments under this contract in Iraq must undergo, and favorably pass, an Investigation conducted by the Iraq Embassy Regional Security Office (RSO). This background investigation will be conducted by the RSO’s FSNI (Foreign Service National Investigator

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