AVP Air Life
Emergency & Transport System - Englewood, CO

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The AVP of Airlife provides leadership and operational management of the Airlife medical transport system which includes multiple bases, air and ground transport vehicles and services covering a multi-state region. The scope of responsibilities includes strategic planning, business development, community relations, regulatory and aviation compliance, assuring excellent patient care and satisfaction, and meeting safety standards. The AVP is charged with the operational integration of clinical care, aviation and dispatch/communications functions.

Responsible for planning, development, and implementation of long and short term strategic initiatives aimed at growing the program, as well as serving the needs of the HealthONE hospitals and the community.

Directs all operational aspects of emergency medical transport including rotor, fixed-wing and ground vehicles.

Partners with vendors to assure implementation of regulatory and safety policies/procedures in conjunction with the ground, rotor and fixed wing operations.

Responsible for development, implementation and monitoring of operational and capital budgets

Monitors and supervises billing and compliance processes for the service.

Monitors trend demands and resource utilization.

Develops, negotiates and monitors rotor, fixed-wing and ground transport contracts.

Serves as the key community contact and directs program marketing and outreach activities of program.

Promotes AirLife Denver's culture of excellence and quality service through teamwork, respectful communication, maintenance of a professional environment, partnership with those we serve, and anticipation of patient/customer needs.


Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of transport medicine, aviation and regulatory requirements.

Demonstrates an ability to work with a wide array of partners and constituents.

Communicates clearly and concisely. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

History of strong leadership in setting high performance standards and holding staff accountable. Demonstrated ability to guide individuals and groups toward desired outcomes and delivering leading quality services.

Establishes and maintains long-term relationships with vendors and customers, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.

Uses effective approaches for problem solving and takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences. Has ability to make sound decisions under adverse conditions

Demonstrates ability to critically evaluate and appropriately act upon information.

Bachelor’s degree in business or health related field or commensurate experience in air medical operations required.

Masters Degree in Healthcare or Business



Minimum of five years of progressive management experience in medical transport.

Air medical program experience



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