AAR CORP SAR Medic - FI - Afghanistan in Afghanistan

Title: SAR Medic - FI - Afghanistan

Location: Afghanistan

Job Number: 5616


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All SAR Medic candidates shall have the skills and ability to perform:

  • Medical support as a SAR medic during aero medical evacuations.

  • Examines patients, performs physical exams.

  • Documentation and maintenance of patient records.

  • Therapeutic procedures

  • Direct patient care, including at a minimum:

  • Assessment and diagnosis

  • Intravenous/Intraosseous access

  • Venous blood draw

  • Endotracheal intubation

  • Medication administration

  • 3/12 lead electrocardiogram (EKGs) interpretation

  • Knowledge of medications

  • Duties within their scope of practice as dictated by their license.

  • Health promotion and preventative care.

  • Aero medical evacuation missions.



  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience is required, with both clinical and medical field experience.

  • 2 years’ experience in direct combat operations;

  • Experience as a Flight Medic, Combat Medic or Navy Corpsman is desirable.

  • Exposure to Search & Rescue operations in a high-threat environment is desirable.

  • Knowledge of advanced assessment and diagnosis, including body recovery procedures, wound repair, to include anesthesia, and suturing, desirable

  • Knowledge of advanced treatment modalities, including chest tube thoracotomy, venous access through cut down procedures, blood typing and cross match, and blood transfusion protocols desirable.

  • Knowledge of general sick call procedures, radiological (basic) analysis, material inventory principles, desirable.

  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the medical care field.

  • Sufficient SAR Medic or related experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Ability in assessing OCONUS regional/local medical treatment capabilities and developing and implementing MEDEVAC plans and procedures

  • Understand the complexities of security, patrolling and light infantry tactics in relation to Search & Rescue operations in a high-threat environment.


  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent education required.


  • Current BLS (Basic life Support), ACLS (Acute Cardiac Life Support), and Trauma course certifications.

  • Hold and maintain a current unrestricted U.S. (State) Paramedic license; Certification by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) desirable


  • Completed an approved Paramedic course

  • Completion of Critical Care Paramedic, Flight Paramedic, or equivalent course desirable.



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