PRN Flight Nurse
University of Pennsylvania Health System - Blue Bell, PA

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"Why choose Penn Medicine?

As a professional, you are seeking to join one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, servicing patients from all over the world. Penn Medicine believes that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees! Our campus' offer tobacco free environments and our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. Employees who certify that they do not use tobacco products are eligible to receive an Earned Premium Discount on the cost of their medical benefits. Penn Medicine has been awarded several national healthcare quality awards and we seek employees who are engaged and excited about our mission of continued service excellence and ongoing professional development.

We believe that your life will be enriched should you become a Penn Medicine employee and we thank you for your interest in our organization."

The expectations for a flight team member are varied. You will be expected to arrive on time, ready to work. Punctuality is a must. To ensure mission readiness, aircraft and base site checks are mandatory. This includes basic stocking, ordering and cleaning to ensure necessary materials are in place and ready when needed. Crew members must ensure accurate accounting and documentation of medications / narcotics each shift to maintain compliance. A strong safety culture is practiced here and ALL crew members are expected to be active participants in this, both pre-flight and in-flight. PennSTAR Flight utilizes Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) to maintain a high level of safety in ALL flight activities. You will be expected to become proficient with GPS navigation and radio communications. Effective communications skills are a must, both in communicating with PennCOMM, our communications center, as well as the local EMS and fire agencies we so closely interact with on a daily basis. The ideal provider will already be a strong clinician and autonomous, yet able to work as a member of a team. You will be able to work effectively in varied environments as our mission profile includes both pre-hospital and interfacility transports.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements: Minimum Requirements: Minimum Requirements: Candidates MUST at minimum possess both PA and NJ RN nursing licensure. A BSN is preferred. You must also possess PA DOH Paramedic or PHRN certification, current ACLS, PALS, BCLS and PHTLS. An advanced certification to include at least one of the following must either be possessed prior to employment or within 1 year of employment. This advanced certification includes the CEN, CFRN, CTRN or CCRN certification. Candidates must have at least 5 years full-time employment experience as a nurse within a busy ICU / CCU or ER. Pre-hospital experience is a plus but not mandatory. You must also successfully complete all mandatory pre-employment screening. Once hired, employees are expected to maintain all required certifications for medical command. Additional clinical certifications may be required and will be based on the state and local licensure requirements. Candidate must maintain a body weight at or below 230 lbs in flight suit, helmet, and approved leather boots.

Additional Information

"At Penn Medicine, you will enjoy the camaraderie and support that you will experience at our prestigious institution. As a recipient of the Philadelphia Business journal's healthiest employer award, we continue our commitment to help our employees maintain healthy lifestyles. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest pre paid tuition assistance programs in the region.

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