Air Medical Group Holdings

  • Flight Nurse - CALSTAR - Merced, CA

    Job Locations US-CA-Merced
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    iCIMS Requisition ID
    2018-5763
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Families (Portal Searching)
    Nurse
  • Overview

    The CALSTAR 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


    • Delivers safe and efficient patient care by providing customer oriented high quality nursing care to each patient throughout the transport process.

    • Utilizes CALSTAR clinical protocols to provide high quality patient care.

    • Performs nursing expanded scope practice policies and procedures to deliver high quality patient care in the transport environment.

    • Monitors, records, and reports to receiving staff, patient condition and response to interventions.

    • Properly utilizes aircraft radios and navigation tools to assist in the safe and efficient transport of the patient.

    • Represents CALSTAR in public relation and safety in-services to improve awareness and safety.

    • 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



    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

    • Current unrestricted RN license in State of practice.

    • Minimum of three (3) years of emergency/critical care experience (>1 year of adult ICU preferred).

    • PICU, NICU and CCT experience desirable.

    • Current AHA ACLS, BCLS, PALS and NRP verified.

    • CEN, CCRN, CFRN and MICN recommended for entry-level position.

    • National certification in specialty area required within one (1) years of hire.

    • BTLS, ITLS, PHTLS, TNCC or TNATC required within six (6) months. 


    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 CALSTAR flight team member.

    • Maintains a positive team attitude and cohesive working relationship with paramedic, respiratory therapist, pilot, and maintenance technician and communication specialist.

    • Works independently and tolerates high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with co-workers.

    • Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation SOP’s.

    • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft suite of software. 


    Physical Requirements



    • Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting and walking.

    • Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting.

    • Capable of lifting 75 lbs floor to bench height.

    • Ability to hear routine aircraft noises.

    • Maintains a “duty” weight (body weight + uniform/equipment) of less than 230 lbs.

    • Periodic hands to key ability (typing).


    Work Schedule



    • The standard, full-time CALSTAR Flight Nurse schedule is an eight (8) 24 hour shifts per 4 week period.

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