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Registered Nurse

Air Medical Group Holdings

This is a Contract position in Bishop, CA posted September 15, 2020.

The Sierra Life Flight Nurse provides customer oriented high quality patient care, in a safe and efficient manner. In every situation the Flight Nurse does what is right for the patient based on a thorough assessment and implantation of protocols, SOP’s and appropriate care.+ Delivers safe and efficient patient care by providing customer oriented high quality nursing care to each patient throughout the transport process.+ Performs nursing expanded scope practice policies and procedures to deliver high quality patient care in the transport environment.+ Monitors, records, and reports to receiving staff, patient condition and response to interventions.+ Properly utilizes aircraft radios and navigation tools to assist in the safe and efficient transport of the patient.+ Represents Sierra Life Flight in public relation and safety in-services to improve awareness and safety.+ Other duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, either orally or in writing.Qualifications+ Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.+ Current unrestricted RN license in State of practice.+ Minimum of three (3) years of emergency/critical care experience (>1 year of adult ICU preferred).+ PICU, NICU and CCT experience desirable.+ Current AHA ACLS, BCLS and PALS provider verified, and NRP verified.+ CEN, CCRN or CFRN recommended for entry-level position.+ National certification in specialty area required within three (3) years of hire.+ BTLS, ITLS, PHTLS or TNATC required within six (6) months.Requirements+ Excellent customer service skills.+ Ability to communicate professionally, effectively and persuasively. Ability to maintain composure under pressure, works efficiently and accurately with frequent interruptions, and set and reset multiple priorities.+ Remains cognizant of local EMS county protocols and requirements.+ Presents a professional image as a Sierra Life Flight team member.+ Maintains a positive team attitude with flight paramedic, respiratory therapist, pilot, mechanic, and communication specialist by working cohesively.+ Works independently and tolerates high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with coworkers.+ Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation SOP’s.+ Dual professional licensure in the states of California and Nevada. A valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in California is required prior to start date, with licensure in Nevada required within 30 days of start date.NOTE: Please refer to SOP’s for part-time Job Requirements.Physical Requirements+ Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting, and walking.+ Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting (knuckle height and ankle height).+ Capable of lifting 75lbs. Floor to bench height.+ Ability to hear routine aircraft and medical equipment noises.+ Must be able to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit, when required.+ Requires close and distant visual capability.+ Periodic hands to key ability (typing).+ Ability to work within a 24-hour job environment.Environmental ConditionsThe Flight Nurse’s duties are performed in either indoor or outdoor environments. May be exposed to routine office noises, moderate electrical or mechanical hazards and frequent exposure to an aircraft hanger environment where the Flight Nurse may be exposed to loud aircraft noise, fumes, gases, odors, dust particles and mechanical/electrical and chemical hazards. The Flight Nurse must be present at work site to complete the job.Protective Equipment+ Nomex full body flight suit+ Leather or Nomex boots+ Aviation Helmet+ PPE – latex gloves, goggles, and HEPA mask+ Hearing protection (plugs, band or head set)Work Place ConditionsThe Flight Nurse is physically based at an airport “crew quarters” for 24 hour shifts and must be prepared at a moment’s notice (within 4 minutes) to begin air ambulance missions that last from ½ hour to 4 hours in duration. The crew quarters are equipped with kitchen, shower, rest and sleeping facilities.Work ScheduleThe current standard full time schedule at this location is six (6) days on, nine (9) days off, 24-hour shifts. Sometimes a flight shift may extend past 24 hours.REACH offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. We also offer a flexible paid-time-off program and voluntary supplemental life insurance packages.The REACH Medical Holdings Family of Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans).iCIMS Requisition ID: 2020-12511 Street: 770 Airport Road

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