Air Medical Group Holdings

  • Flight Nurse - CALSTAR - CS4 - Ukiah, CA

    Job Locations US-CA-Ukiah
    Posted Date 7 months ago(10/11/2018 3:00 AM)
    iCIMS Requisition ID
    2018-6398
    # 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

    Flight Nurse Qualifications:

    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Current unrestricted RN license in California.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of emergency and/ or critical care experience (>1 year of adult ICU preferred).
    • PICU, NICU and CCT experience desirable.
    • Current Certifications:
      • AHA Basic Life Support (BLS)
      • AHA or ASHI Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
      • AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), ACEP Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS), or ENA Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course
      • AAP Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
    • Approved Trauma Certification required within six (6) months of hire.
    • Must obtain ICEMA MICN accreditation within 30 days of hire.
    • National Certification (CEN, CCRN, or CFRN) desirable upon application but required within one (1) year of hire.

    Flight Crew 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, able to triage multiple priorities.
    • Maintains a positive team attitude and cohesive working relationship with Paramedics, Nurses, Pilots, Maintenance Technicians, Communication Specialists and all other supporting departments.
    • Works independently and manages high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with co-workers.
    • Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation protocols and policies.

    Flight Crew Physical Requirements:

    • Requires activities to include moderate intervals of standing, sitting and walking.
    • Able to conduct activities requiring moderate to rigorous pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting.
    • Capable of lifting 75 lbs floor to bench height.
    • Capable of safe yet rapid ingress/egress to and from all aircraft and EMS vehicles in any undeveloped/unrefined landing zone or field location.
    • Ability to hear routine aircraft noises.
    • Must meet/maintain a flight weight not to exceed 230 lbs., in full flight gear (excluding helmet)

    • Ability to consistently wear flight helmet, night vision goggles and all other PPE in accordance with Company standards, under the stressor of flight.
    • Periodic hands to key ability (typing). 

    Work Schedule

    • The standard, full-time CALSTAR Flight Nurse schedule is an seven (7) 24-hour shifts per 4 week period.
    • 1 on-call shift per 4 week period.

    Additional Information

    CALSTAR, a REACH Medical Holdings Company, offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. We also offer a flexible paid-time-off program and voluntary supplemental life insurance packages.

     

    REACH Medical Holdings, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans).

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