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Flight Rn Pool job at AtlantiCare in Pomona NJ
Description, duties, responsibilities
The Flight Nurse assesses plans implements and evaluates patient care in collaboration with other health care professionals in accordance with licensure standards. The Flight Nurse provides leadership in maintaining standards of patient care customer service and direction of the multi-disciplinary patient care team. The Flight Nurse as a key member of the team accepts individual and collective accountability for the creation of a healing environment demonstrated by positive patient/family centered care services behaviors and relationships. The Flight Nurse functions outside the hospital at pre hospital and referring facility locations during transport and within the hospital using physician verbal orders and MidAtlantic MedEvac Treatment protocols. The Flight Nurse is responsible for ensuring the aircraft is mission ready and the narcotic count is accurate and appropriately documented every shift. The Flight Nurse may also serve as a Preceptor (FTO) to new staff as assigned by department leadership. This supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation. QUALIFICATIONS. EDUCATION: Graduate of a NLN accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Flight Nurse: Current ACLS PALS BLS PHTLS or ITLS cards. Current CCRN certification or must be obtained within one year of hire. Licensed or eligible as a Registered Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania. Licensed or eligible as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Licensed or eligible as a Registered Nurse in State of Delaware. Certified or eligible as a Pre Hospital Registered Nurse (PHRN) or Paramedic (EMT-P) in the State of Pennsylvania. Certified or eligible as Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) and Air Crew Member- FN in the State of New Jersey. Valid drivers license. Completion of the National Incident Command Courses; ICS 100 and IS 700. EXPERIENCE: Three to five years (minimum 4500 hours) of recent critical care nursing experience required. ICU/MICU/CCU/TICU preferred. Recent/previous flight experience preferred. Effective communication skills both written and verbal are required. Strong clinical and critical thinking skills required with the ability to work autonomously as part of a team. Successful completion of the MidAtlantic MedEvac/Med-Trans Flight Team Training Program required. PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS. Ongoing validated competency as required both generally and within unit parameters as they relate to patient populations needs. Participation in quality assurance educational and public relations activities. Successful completion of yearly clinical competency exam simulation and Medical Command Review. Completion of yearly Med-Trans required training. WORK ENVIRONMENT. Potential for exposure to the hazards in the hospital and pre hospital environment including but not limited to: blood borne pathogens infectious disease exposure and hazardous substances. Flight specific: Exposure to potential hazards associated with flight including but not limited to: variable weather conditions and mechanical failure. This requires lifting pushing or pulling with assistance equipment weighing 100 lbs or more. also requires lifting loading and unloading patients with assistance weighing 300 lbs or greater. This requires sitting standing walking stooping crouching and climbing. REPORTING RELATIONSHIP. This reports to department leadership. The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work that may be inherent in the position.
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