Flight Registered Nurse - EMS Flight Crew - Per Diem

Location: Egg Harbor Twp, NJ  |  Position Status: Per Diem/Pool  |  Position Shift: Varies



TITLE: Pool Flight RN


JOB CODE: 3132




DATE: 2/2023




The flight nurse works collaboratively with the flight paramedic to complete air transport missions. The flight nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care in collaboration with other healthcare professionals in accordance with licensure standards. The flight nurse provides leadership in maintaining standards of patient care, customer service and direction of the multidisciplinary 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 AtlantiCare/JeffSTAT medical treatment protocols.

The flight nurse is responsible for ensuring the aircraft is always 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 position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.

  • EDUCATION: Graduate of an NLN-accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
  • LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Flight Nurse: Current ACLS, PALS, BLS, PHTLS or ITLS cards. Current CFRN 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 the 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 driver's 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 JeffSTAT/Air Methods Flight Team Training Program required.

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 Air Methods, JeffSTAT and Jefferson Hospital-required training.

Potential for exposure to the hazards in the hospital and prehospital 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. Due to aircraft performance parameters, the position has individual crew weight thresholds, which are checked on a quarterly basis for weight and balance requirements. This position requires lifting, pushing or pulling with assistance equipment weighing 100 lbs. or more. Position also requires lifting, loading and unloading patients with assistance weighing 300 lbs. or greater. This position requires sitting, standing, walking, stooping, crouching and climbing.

This position reports to department leadership.

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Rebecca Leeds
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