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2021-15892

Company: Global Medical Response, Inc.
Location: Lakeport
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary : JOB SUMMARY

Flight Nurses provide direct patient care in accordance with GMR protocols and/or medical direction. They also assist with coverage of open shifts as needed with the assigned area.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

Responsible for completion and submission of electronic patient care record for each dispatched flight within specified time frame

Responsible for daily base checks, which includes narcotic count

Provide pre-hospital and intra-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation

Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences

Maintain documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, safety, and advanced procedures in the Employee Education Manual

Knowledgeable in use and routine maintenance of all equipment and supplies used by emergency programs

Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals, and the public

Functions as a medical flight member

Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing and completes necessary documentation

Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and Pilot assistance when needed, i.e. radio, navigational, and visual observation activities

Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, medical personnel, patient, and equipment prior to liftoff

Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed

Responsible for filling open or vacant shifts within assigned area as deemed appropriate by the Regional Director

OTHER DUTIES

Participates regularly in departmental activities, projects, and committees

Attends and participates in meetings according to established guidelines

Undertakes and maintains projects as assigned

Acts as a mentor and/or participates in orientation of new employees

Participates in continuing education programs

Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professional activities, i.e. national, state legislative-elected or appointed

Will instruct classes as directed by Program Director

Will assist with PR and marketing at established bases where needed within the assigned area

Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

Minimum of three (3) years' experience in an emergency or critical care setting required

Flight experience preferred

Education:

Current RN licensure in the states served by the assigned area required

EMT Certification in state(s) where required

BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP required prior to flight status. Will be required to obtain trauma certification within 6 months of hire

Advanced Certification (CEN, CCRN, CFRN) preferred, required within 12 months from date of hire

Instructor certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS/PEPP, ITLS/PHTLS preferred

Skills:

The knowledge, skills and abilities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret health and flight-related journals, hospital reports, and job specific legal documentation

Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to patient care

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

Ability to multitask and perform effectively in a fast paced environment

Exhibits professionalism, is ethical and able to maintain confidentiality

Well-organized, analytical and self-directed

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to relate to and interact with people at all levels of the organization

Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems | Job Description :

WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The working conditions as well as physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Working Conditions:

Required to work frequently near moving mechanical parts

Required to work in outside weather conditions

Frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens or airborne particles

Frequently exposed to vibrations/turbulence

Exposed to loud noise levels requiring headphones while in-flight and at a moderate level when in a hospital environment

Frequently required to travel within region of assignment

Physical Demands:

Must be willing to shave facial hair (if needed) to fit a N95 mask

Reach with hands and arms; speak and hear

Must possess the gross and fine motor skills necessary to sufficiently provide the full range of safe and effective patient care activities

Frequently required to sit

Required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell

Lift and/or move up to 150 pounds cumulative with assistance

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

Must be able to work a flexible work schedule

GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS

Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:

Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.

One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.

Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.

Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.

Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.

Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Direct Report: Program Director or Regional Director

Interrelationships: Medical Crew; PCS Staff; Employees; Patients;

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

Job ID: 2021-15892

External Company URL: www.globalmedicalresponse.com

Street: 4615 Highland Springs Road

Name: REACH Air Medical Services LLC

Keywords: Global Medical Response, Inc., Santa Rosa , 2021-15892, Other , Lakeport, California

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