Flight Nurse Carlsbad Nm Fw Featured
- Carlsbad, New Mexico
- Job ID
Flight Nurse Nm Fw job at Air Methods in Carlsbad NM
Description, duties, responsibilities
Responsible for providing high quality critical care including assessment triage and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Air Methods Community Base Services (CBS) Medical Director(s). Youll assess the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize the care needed for safe transport of the critical patient to the appropriate facility and are responsible for carrying out the mission and goals of Air Methods CBS assuring that safety remains the highest priority throughout the transport continuum.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Provides nursing care within his/her scope of practice from the initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility; maintains thorough patient care documentation.Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences. Communicates educational needs to the Medical Base Supervisor and Medical Education Coordinator. Maintains documentation of required licensure certifications continuing education aviation and safety training OSHA and HIPAA training clinical rotations and advanced procedures and attends continuing education programs pertinent to his/her area of practice.Knowledgeable in use and routine maintenance of all equipment and supplies used by Air Methods CBS. Responsible for reporting medical equipment failures and taking initial steps to insure repair of equipment as directed. Maintains adequate supplies onboard aircraft to deliver patient care. Keeps aircraft clean and orderly to insure rapid response to all transport requests.Functions as a medical flight member by attending pre-mission briefings and mission debriefings and completing necessary documentation. Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and assists pilot as requested i.e. radio navigational and visual observation activities. Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self medical personnel patient and equipment and conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed.Serves as a flight resource to neonatal/pediatric personnel when transporting specialty patients by helicopter and performs advanced skills and procedures as approved by Air Methods CBS Medical Director(s).Participates in patient and referring institution follow-up and in planned outreach marketing and education activitiesActs as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees and students as assigned and communicates program goals and objectives.Participates regularly in Air Methods CBS meetings activities projects and committees (to include research and publishing opportunities).Other Duties as assigned.Education and ExperienceMinimum three (3) years recent critical care/emergency nursing experience within the past five (5) yearsPre-hospital experience preferredFlight experience preferredSkillsSkills as required to practice nursing as defined by assigned state scope of practice and advanced practice skills as defined by Medical Director(s) and Medical StandardsMaintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues EMS representatives hospitals and the public while executing strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of collaboration at all levelsDemonstrates high critical thinking and reasoning skills and strong attention to detail while working in a fast paced environment that requires ability to prioritize and multi-taskAbility to work a flexible schedule including 24 hour shifts overtime and an on-call rotationDependableand self-motivated while working in a frequently changing environmentExcellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbalComputer SkillsProficient with Microsoft Suite including Word Excel PowerPoint and OutlookCertificates Licenses RegistrationsCurrent RN license(s) for states of practiceEMS or MICN certification/licensure as required by state regulationsCurrent certifications in Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR; ACLS; PALS or equivalent (AHA courses if state or county required) and TNCC/ITLS/PHTLS advanced provider (if state or county required)Specialty certification (CFRN CCRN or CEN) are required within two (2) years of hireAdvanced Trauma Course requirement: One (1) of the following certifications are acceptable: TNCC ATLS/ATCN TNATC or CAMTS-approved advanced trauma course prior to completion of third-rider orientation(Please note advanced skills lab must accompany all of the above mentioned advanced trauma courses)NRP certification prior to completion of third-rider orientationNIMS Training IS 100 200 700 800 and HazMat upon hireAir Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex sexual orientation gender identity national origin disability or protected veteran status.#IND Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge (b) in furtherance of an investigation proceeding hearing or action including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Air Methods Company Overview
The following jobs have been promoted on the Aviation Ad Network and are to be considered - current, newsworthy aviation employment information (FYI). No guarantee is made as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of any information, projections or opinions in announcements obtained through the promoted jobs. The information contained in this announcement is compiled for the convenience of site visitors and is accepted by the site visitor on the condition that errors or omissions are not the responsibility of Avjobs and shall not be made the basis for any claim, demand or cause of action. Please visit this companys web site for additional details and information. Please reference Avjobs when applying.