Flight Nurse
Air Evac Lifeteam - Ironton, OH

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RN Required
3 Full years of Adult ICU/ER Experience
Ability to pass a Post Offer Functional Test
Weight restriction of 220lbs.
I. JOB SUMMARY

Provides direct patient care in accordance with Air Evac Lifeteam protocols and/or online medical direction .

II. QUALIFICATIONS

A. Education:
· High school diploma required
· Current RN licensure in the state serviced
· EMT for RN’s prior to hire in Arkansas
B. Skills:
· PHTLS or BTLS, NRP, BCLS, ACLS, and PALS completed prior to flight status
· CFP and CCEMT-P preferred but not required
· CEN or CCRN and EMT within one year of hire for Tennessee
· Ability to read analyze, and interpret health and flight-related journals, hospital reports, and job specific legal documents
· Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
· Ability to perform mathematical functions
· Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
· Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
C. Experience:
· Three years Adult ER/Critical Care Nursing experience
III. DUTIES

A. Flight Nurse
· Provides pre-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation
· Knowledgeable in the use and routine malignance of all equipment and supplies used by emergency programs
· Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing and completes necessary documentation
· Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and pilot assistance when needed, i.e. radio, navigational and visual observation activities
· Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed
· Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professional activities, i.e. national, state legislative-elected or appointed
· Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, medical personnel, patient, and equipment prior to liftoff
· Functions as a medical flight member
B. Administrative duties
· Responsible for the completion and submission of Flight Records
· Responsible for daily Narcotic count
· Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences
· Maintains documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, safety, and advanced procedures in the Employee Education Manual
· Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals, and the public
· Participates regularly in departmental activities, projects, and committees
· Attends and participates in meetings according to established base guidelines
· Acts as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees
You m ust currently meet and maintain a weight of 220 lbs or less.

IV. WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
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Regularly reach with hands and arms
· Frequently required to sit for long periods of time
· Occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
· Frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
· Must be able to sit in assigned aircraft seat in an upright position and restrained by a four point system while wearing a helmet
· Required to work frequently near moving mechanical parts
· Required to work in outside weather conditions
· Frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens or airborne particles
· Frequently exposed to vibrations/turbulence
· Exposed to loud noise levels requiring headphones while in-flight
Air Evac Offers:
  • 401(k) Match
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance*
  • Vision Plan
  • EAP Program
  • Housing provided while on shift
  • Large operational area with many opportunities for transfer
  • Work over optional
  • * Covers med crews while in flight

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