This is a Rotor Wing Transport RN who provides comprehensive emergent/critical care to and/or stabilizes chronically and acutely ill or injured patients before and during transport to hospital facilities.
Provides care and transport for critically ill or injured patients of all age groups. Independently assesses patients, intervenes with medications and procedures and provides care to maximum outcomes.
Collaborates with other health team members to provide continuity of care.
Communicates effectively while working with internal and external customers including hospitals, EMS, and police and fire departments.
Completes annual education requirements as outlined in the annual education requirements document.
Performs advanced procedures with appropriate training and competency validations. Procedures include, but are not limited to: chest tubes, central lines, I/O placement, cricothyrotomy, and intubation.
Performs all physical requirements of the job in confined spaces, during potentially adverse environmental conditions.
Must possess a current, valid RN license in the state of hire. CO employees only: RN license needs to include the enhanced nurse license compact and a valid Kansas RN license will need to be obtained upon hire.
Certifications required upon hire include: ACLS, PALS and BLS. NRP, STABLE, ABLS, and NIHSS certifications will be required within six months of hire. TPATC, Impella, and CFRN/CCRN (or CEN) certification is required within one year of hire.
Minimum of three years of Critical Care nursing (ICU/MICU/SICU/NICU). Emergency Department and outpatient critical care are excluded. Must have training and competencies in advanced procedures such as: central line placement, advanced airway, chest tube placement, arterial lines, umbilical lines and other advanced procedures. Relates throughout the interview process the experience, training and education needed to perform the job. Must have the ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills and autonomous practice as evidenced by successful completion of testing throughout the interview and orientation process. Must be willing to complete a survival training exercise which includes overnight survival in outdoor conditions. Must have the ability to remain flexible and work in various adverse conditions, such as weather, excessive heat, cold, high altitude, MCI and rural areas.
Bachelors degree preferred. Rotor wing/fixed wing/ground critical care transport experience desired
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 259085
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