Patient Financial Counselor (Former Employee) – San Bernardino, CA – July 18, 2017
Management is not qualified to coach and develop employees. They want people to work long hours and the processes are always changing. If mgmt does not like you they will find ways to hinder your growth within the company.
Communication Specialist (Current Employee) – Omaha, NE – July 18, 2017
The work environment is very stressful there is no oppurtunity for growth, everybody in management is either screwing each other or long term friends, it's hard to get your foot in the door for growth. Waiting over 5 months for a review and raise. People are quitting left and right. Overworked and literally no paid time off. They really should change their vacation and sick time.
Dispatcher (Current Employee) – Omaha, NE – July 9, 2017
They will allow anyone to work here. Management will allow people to fight on the floor! Smoke pot on break! My manager has no idea what he is doing. Me and lots of other people have voiced concered but he still has a job after harassing me.
OK company to work for. pays good. High pressure environment. company seems to care more about impressing the FAA than their customers. intolerant to mistakes made by employees. even when mistakes do not endanger personnel or property.
Patient Acceptance Coordinator (Former Employee) – Omaha, NE – June 12, 2017
This place is understaffed and losing people regularly. There is no work life balance and trying to get a day off is like pulling teeth. Management doesn't care about you and they show that on a regular basis, by ignoring the suggestions made by their employees. To them, it's only about the numbers and profit. They force you to take long lunches, come in late, or leave early if you are close to overtime. They can't balance out the scheduling, so they never have enough people working. Managements inability to properly train and cross train employees causes delays in patient care, because of this and the number of patients needing transfers, patients die and the company loses hospitals due to its negligence; the blame is then placed on the coordinators, while management continues to fail at addressing the cause behind these incidents.
Flight Paramedic (Former Employee) – Mesa, AZ – June 3, 2017
You're just a warm body. Under appreciated. Air methods is losing contracts with hospitals and organizations at a record pace. Many base closures and thus loss of jobs. That should speak volumes. Go to phi air evac. This used to be a great place but it has really gone down hill. Some great people work here but in the end it's just another for profit flight company. Low pay. Not covered for miles frequently. Not supportive of employees in many regards. Management could be better. high turnover.
Schedule. Safety culture.
Managers, low pay, employees are not respected or valued much.
Flight Paramedic/Area Safety Representative (Current Employee) – Sylacauga, AL – May 29, 2017
Air Methods provides a fantastic place to grow as a clinician with advancement opportunities into areas other than medicine if you choose. A day at work is never the same in the clinical realm. The patients are challenging and I feel like I've been able to grow from a career standpoint.
Good pay; clinical challenges; Advancement opportunities
Long hours at times; Bureaucratic processes sometimes hard to navigate
The management of this company has been under fire from investors for years. Recently, they found another investor in order to avoid replacing bad management. There is a Union that does absolutely nothing but collect dues. If you want to talk to them, simply try not paying your dues. Otherwise, you'll never see them. The management is the big issue with this company. Each base is completely different. Some are run by the hospitals and have their own problems but the majority are Air Methods. This is a helicopter company and for a fixed wing operation you are on your own. All of your training and rules will be for helicopters. The Chief Pilot is a helicopter pilot who shows his disdain for fixed wing openly. Good luck with this company.
Sr. Patient Transfer Coordinator (Former Employee) – Nebraska – April 2, 2017
Good pay, stressful job everyday. Management has no experience and play favors. You will never move up this company unless you're friends with management and they like you. You can have no experience in healthcare and get a job here.
Regional Business Director (Current Employee) – St. Louis, MO – March 15, 2017
A lot of change going on and are very interesting times. There is a lot of future opportunity in the organization and industry. The industry dynamics of healthcare will be a long term determining factor.
Fun workplace with a very involved leadership team!
Communications Specialist (Current Employee) – Omaha, NE – February 21, 2017
Very fast paced job with a very meaningful purpose, but can be very stressful at times and is not right for everyone. Management is great to work with and for. They are very involved with day to day operations and very concerned and accommodating for each staff member! Definitely the best work experience of my life!
Dispatcher (Former Employee) – Omaha,NE – February 19, 2017
If you start this position you will be on over-nights and on call 3-4 days a month. They're constantly short-staffed and the management has no idea what is going on. They will put you on a desk even if you're not properly trained on it. If you have a family, be prepared for long working hours, weekends and holidays. You're not allowed to request holidays off. If your partner calls out, you will be picking up the slack.
Flight crew (Former Employee) – Texas, New Mexico, Florida – January 27, 2017
They will close a base with no notice and give you a two weeks to find another job or you're terminated. They have no investment in human capital, it's just open a base, close a base. So, don't sign a lease, or buy a house, just get some experience and move on. They shortened the PTO and sick time accrual to almost nothing, no raises for years, the bases had no air conditioning, or heat, the roofs leak. Employees were paying for beds to sleep because no one would buy them beds. Worked in Texas, New Mexico, & Florida. Not all bases are the same in crew quarters, but the company is the same.
I may be a little jaded because I was subject to a base closure and could not relocate, but it is my opinion that this is a great job without any job security. Even a busy base will close if it means the bottom line is better for the shareholders. Excellent training and great schedule though.
Great training and calls for service
No job security, be prepared to close with less than 1 hours notice