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AirCare Flight Nurse, MedCenter Air, Full-time Nights

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Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 120142
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 57771085031752-MedCenter Air

Overview

AirCare Flight Nurse, MedCenter Air, Full-time Nights, Winston-Salem

JOB SUMMARY: Transports patients from referral facilities and EMS to the Medical Center. Provides education of referral hospital staff members, community support, nursing care, performs advanced practice skills, collaborates with medical control officer and other multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care to patients being transported. Follows North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS) guidelines. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing with two years recent critical care pediatric/neonatal nursing for BCH Transport. ACLS/PALS and two years emergency department/ICU experience for Adult Transport preferred. 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Registered Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 1 year of hire for Adult Critical Care, Adult ED Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 1 year of hire for Network ED, Peds ED, PICU and NICU, and other areas per unit guidelines. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Ensures patient care standards to optimize patient outcomes. 2. Creates an environment that meets patient and family psychosocial and physical needs to allay anxiety and promote recovery. 3. Promotes a safe and supportive environment during transport for all passengers in the transport vehicle - patient, crew, and drivers. 4. Practices professional and courteous conduct in accordance with the key values of the institution by ensuring the continuous quality of professional services. 5. Conserves and maximizes utilization of resources. 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Strong oral, written, and listening communication skills Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Subject to highly stressful conditions involving multiple personnel and critically ill, injured patients, occasionally deceased or dying patients Potential exposure to infectious disease Moderate to high noise environment Physically demanding during transport role Handles emergency or crisis situations 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 0% 35% 65% to to to 35% 65% 100% N/A Activity X Standing X Walking X Sitting X Bending X Reaching with arms X Finger and hand dexterity X Talking X Hearing X Seeing Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling: X 20 lbs. maximum X 50 lbs. maximum X 100 lbs. maximum