Air Medical Group Holdings

  • Flight Nurse - COL - Crescent City, CA

    Job Locations US-CA-Crescent City
    Posted Date 5 days ago(7/13/2018 4:22 PM)
    iCIMS Requisition ID
    2018-5342
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Families (Portal Searching)
    Nurse
  • Overview

    The Cal-Ore Flight Nurse provides customer oriented high quality patient care, in a safe and efficient manner. In every situation the Flight Nurse does what is right for the patient based on a thorough assessment and implantation of protocols, SOP’s and appropriate care.

    Responsibilities

    • Assists primary flight nurse and performs functions within legal scope of practice of licensure.
    • Assists with all aspects of patient care during transport.
    • Demonstrates competency in using all aero medical equipment aboard aircraft.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of company policies, transport protocols and emergency interventions.
    • Reports to the hospital to assist with the preparation of the patient for transport.
    • Responsible for obtaining all necessary transport equipment required for the preparation of the patient.
    • Responsible for confirming all necessary transport paperwork prior to transport, and for transporting the medical records and imaging studies to the receiving facility.
    • Completes preflight checklist prior to take-off, before arrival of patient.
    • Countersigns all narcotics administered during transport and narcotic count on return.
    • Responsible for ensuring that all equipment used for an air ambulance mission is returned from the mission, cleaned, restocked, and properly stored.
    • Responsible for cleaning and restocking the aircraft upon return from an air ambulance mission.
    • Responsible for completion of the billing sheet and for seeing that the entire medical record is complete on return to home base.
    • Responsible for assisting the pilot in maintaining wakefulness during night flight legs.
    • Attends flight training based on AAMS (ASHBEAMS) curriculum.
    • Attends all mandatory aero medical training sessions and staff meetings.
    • Must maintain the licensing and recency of experience standards required by all governmental and CAMTS agencies.
    • Other duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, either orally or in writing.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    • Registered nurse with current California and Oregon licensure.
    • 3 years of experience in ER or ICU.
    • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS provider cards required. Instructor level cards preferred.
    • CCRN, CEN, or CFRN required within 2 years of hire.
    • PHTLS, NRP, and TNCC required within 3 months of hire.

     

    Requirements

    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Ability to communicate professionally, effectively and persuasively.
    • Ability to maintain composure under pressure, works efficiently and accurately with frequent interruptions, and set and reset multiple priorities.
    • Remains cognizant of local EMS county protocols and requirements.
    • Presents a professional image as a Cal-Ore flight team member.
    • Maintains a positive team attitude with paramedic, respiratory therapist, pilot, mechanic and communication specialist by working cohesively.
    • Works independently and tolerates high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with co-workers.
    • Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation SOP’s.

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