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Flight Nurse - Carlsbad NM Lifeguard

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u003cp style=u0022text-align: center;u0022u003eu003cstrongu003eStipend: $10,000.00u003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003enu003cpu003eResponsible for providing high quality u0026nbsp;critical care including assessment, triage, and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Air Methods Community Base Services (CBS) Medical Director(s). Youu0026rsquo;ll 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.u003c/pu003enu003cpu003eu0026nbsp;u003c/pu003enu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eEssential Functions and Responsibilities:u003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003enu003culu003enu003cliu003eProvides 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.u003c/liu003enu003cliu003eMaintains 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.u003c/liu003enu003cliu003eKnowledgeable 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.u003c/liu003enu003cliu003eFunctions 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.u0026nbsp;u003c/liu003enu003cliu003eServes 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).u003c/liu003enu003cliu003eParticipates in patient and referring institution follow-up and in planned outreach marketing and education activitiesu003c/liu003enu003cliu003eActs as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees and students as assigned and communicates program goals and objectives.u0026nbsp;u003c/liu003enu003cliu003eParticipates regularly in Air Methods CBS meetings, activities, projects and committees (to include research and publishing opportunities).u003c/liu003enu003cliu003eOther Duties as assigned.u003c/liu003enu003c/ulu003enu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eEducation u0026amp; Experienceu003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003enu003culu003enu003cliu003eMinimum three (3) u003cspanu003eyears recent u003c/spanu003ecritical care/emergency nursing experience within the past five (5) yearsu003c/liu003enu003cliu003ePre-hospital experience preferredu003c/liu003enu003cliu003eFlight experience preferredu003c/liu003enu003c/ulu003enu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eSkillsu003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003enu003cpu003eSkills 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 Standardsu003c/pu003enu003culu003enu003cliu003eMaintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals and the public while executing strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of collaboration at all levelsu003c/liu003enu003cliu003eDemonstrates 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-tasku003c/liu003enu003cliu003eAbility to work a flexible schedule including 24 hour shifts, overtime and an on-call rotationu003c/liu003enu003cliu003eu003cspanu003eDependableu0026nbsp;u003c/spanu003eu003cspanu003eand u003c/spanu003eu003cspanu003eu0026nbsp;u003c/spanu003eu003cspanu003eselfu003c/spanu003e-motivated u003cspanu003eu0026nbsp;u003c/spanu003eu003cspanu003ewhile working in a frequently changing environmentu003c/spanu003eu003c/liu003enu003cliu003eExcellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbalu003c/liu003enu003c/ulu003enu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eComputer Skillsu003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003enu003culu003enu003cliu003eProficient with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlooku003c/liu003enu003c/ulu003enu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eCertificates, Licenses, Registrationsu003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003enu003culu003enu003cliu003eCurrent RN license(s) for states of practiceu003c/liu003enu003cliu003eEMS or MICN certification/licensure as required by state regulationsu003c/liu003enu003cliu003eCurrent 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)u003c/liu003enu003cliu003eSpecialty certification (CFRN, CCRN, or CEN) are required within two (2) years of hireu003c/liu003enu003cliu003eAdvanced 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 orientationu003cbr /u003e (Please note, advanced skills lab must accompany all of the above mentioned advanced trauma courses)u003c/liu003enu003cliu003eu003cspanu003eNRP certification prior to completion of third-rider orientationu0026nbsp;u003c/spanu003eu003c/liu003enu003cliu003eNIMS Training IS 100, 200, 700, 800 and HazMat upon hireu003c/liu003enu003c/ulu003enu003cpu003eu003c/pu003enu003cpu003eu003cspanu003eAir 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.u0026nbsp;u003c/spanu003eu003c/pu003e

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