Flight Nurse - CALSTAR - CS2
Company: REACH Air Medical Service
Posted on: March 9, 2019
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 Flight schedule at CALSTAR is a seven (7) 24-hour shifts per four (4) week period. Must be available for one (1) on-call shift in a four (4) week period for bases with On-Call status. 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 veteran
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