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Paramedic Supervisor

Requisition ID:  239248

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/19/2021

Project Background

Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass is the systems contractor selected by the Department of Defense’s Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program to design, build, systemize, test, operate, and close a facility to destroy the chemical weapons stockpile at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of mustard and nerve agent in projectiles and rockets. Neutralization followed by supercritical water oxidation is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the nerve agent, while the Explosive Destruction Technology will be used to destroy the mustard in the Blue Grass chemical weapons stockpile.

 

Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.

 

 

Role Overview

The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) is looking for a Paramedic Supervisor at the Madison County, KY site location. This position will report to the Medical Director at the BGCAPP project. 

 

This BGAPP position falls under the scope of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA). The SCA requires BGCAPP to provide employees with benefits and wages no less than the amounts the Department of Labor has established for the location and classification in which the employee will be working.

 

This is a long-term assignment with a 4-10s schedule. This position may require additional overtime hours as deemed necessary. BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule. This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends or holidays.

 

Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

·       Responsible for day-to-day supervision activities for staff paramedics, including providing technical direction to staff as needed and verifying and authorizing time charging.

·       Responsible for all aspects of the performance management and career planning process for assigned staff paramedics (e.g. goal setting activities and discussions, quarterly performance check-ins, performance evaluations, etc.)

·       Responsible for ensuring that staff paramedics have and maintain the appropriate state and national credentials to meet project requirements.

·       Assists project Medical Services Coordinator with shift coverage to ensure Limiting Conditions of Operations are met or to maintain operational staffing requirements.

·       Assists project Medical Services Coordinator with scheduling staff paramedics for required on-site training, e.g. TAT, orientation, clinic processes and off-site training, e.g. CAOHC, NIOSH.

·       Provides direct support for all required inspections.

·       Provides emergency medical care to ill or injured employees, attends to follow-up treatment, and refers serious injuries to the designated physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or to a hospital per written protocol and standing orders.

·       Administers medications and treatments in accordance with approved project treatment protocols and standing orders.

·       Maintains medical records of employees treated, including case histories and health examination reports.

·       Prepares accident reports for workers’ compensation or other purposes as directed[TC1] .

·       Prepares and submits ambulance run reports to the State of Kentucky.

·       Assists in planning health education programs and in providing information to employees, either written or verbal, on prevention of illness.

·       Assists with implementation of project drug and alcohol program. Conducts drug and alcohol screenings as required.

·       Assists the project Medical Director in providing immunizations and medical treatment to employees per individual scope of practice.

·       Maintains an adequate medical supply inventory as required[TC2] .

·       Maintains appropriate medical/first aid records and logs as defined in the S&H core process and project procedures

·       Participates in training of First Aid/Rescue Teams as assigned.

·       Participates in medical support to the chemical surety program.

·       Participates as a member of the Medical Response Team as defined by Army Directive 2013-03.

·       Conducts occupational health screens as approved in scope of practice and per standard operating procedures.

·       Executes all other medical duties as assigned by the project Medical Director.

 

Basic Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Medical Services or Paramedicine, completion of an accredited paramedic training program, and 3 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services

·       In lieu of a degree, completion of an accredited paramedic training program and 9 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services

·       Currently a National Registry Certified Paramedic

·       Currently certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

·       Currently certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

·       Must be a US Citizen

·       Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). *

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficient in computer applications and operating systems including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Access.

·       Skilled in oral and written communications.

·       Intermediate proficiency assessing and handling routine and emergency medical cases.

·       Basic working knowledge of construction hazards and equipment.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Certified to collect urine for drug screens.

·       Certified to conduct saliva and breath alcohol testing.

·       Current Trauma Certification

·       Current Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist through CAOHC.

·       Certified through NIOSH to perform pulmonary function.

·       Completion of the Toxic Chemical training for Medical Support Personnel course.

·       Basic to intermediate knowledge of Army Surety programs.

·       Experience writing site policies and procedure

·       Experience organizing, training, and directing First Response Teams

·       Previous supervisory experience managing individuals with varied medical skill sets (EMT’s, Paramedics, and NP/PA).

 

This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.

The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:

          None / No Program

_____ This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

   X   This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

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