Apollo MedFlight, a growing Air Medical provider, is seeking a full-time Flight Nurse to join our Clinical team. With bases located in Texas, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Nebraska, we are always looking for dedicated clinicians to join our team. Our talented workforc

Flight Nurse

Apollo MedFlight • 
Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
Apollo MedFlight, a growing Air Medical provider, is seeking a full-time Flight Nurse to join our Clinical team. With bases located in Texas, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Nebraska, we are always looking for dedicated clinicians to join our team. Our talented workforce is committed to safety and community, providing the best communication and air ambulance support model in the industry. 
 
The Apollo mission is to provide safe, cost effective air medical transport and superior patient care that is available to all in need and to elevate the standard in the air ambulance industry, based upon ethical values and quality service.
 
Apollo MedFlight provides a comprehensive and competitive benefit package for full time employees including Company Paid Term Life, Health, Dental, Vision, and AD&D insurances. We offer housing benefits, 401(k) and a full array of training and career advancement opportunities.   
 
The Flight Nurse functions under the supervision of the Senior Director of Clinical Operations and/or the Senior Clinical Manager & Clinical Base Lead. The Flight Nurse assures provision of care to an assigned patient population in a professional manner, utilizing the critical care process and the principles of continuous Quality Improvement in collaboration with other health team members, including other employees of Apollo MedFlight and the staff of the different EMS services and hospitals served. The Flight Nurse must be ready to perform other responsibilities besides patient care, including but not limited to base specific duties, customer service and performing education duties based on program and community needs. The Flight Nurse must support an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practice the Service Excellence standards to all customer groups.
 
Must live in or be willing to relocate to the region.
 
Benefits:
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • License reimbursement
     
    Service Excellence:
    • Demonstrate Professionalism and Excellence in all things done when representing Apollo MedFlight
    • Treat all people with courtesy and respect
    • Deliver a level of care you would provide to your family for all patients served
    • Practice Teamwork
    • Self-Motivated and willing to help wherever needed
    • Continuous display of Accountability, Reliability and Quality
    House wide Requirements:
    • Daily Crew Duties (Peer Reviews, Daily Bag Checks, Narcotic Accountability, Hanger/ House Duties, Patient Follow Ups, Daily Crew Call)
    • Both attendance and instruction of internal continuing education
    • Public Relation Events
    Provision of Services/Care Standards:
    • The Flight Nurse must be familiar and comply with standing medical guidelines, policies, and procedures.
    • Provide an environment conducive to safety for patients, families, employees, and other healthcare professionals.
    Physical and Sensory Requirements:
    • Ability to work in a confined and mobile critical care transport environment.
    • Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, airport line staff, and others.
    • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations.
    • Ability to respond to phone calls quickly.
    • Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make decisions as a critical care team.
    • Ability to repeatedly twist, squat, stoop, bend, grasp, use fine hand coordination, push, and pull.
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 100 lbs. independently and more with assistance.
    • Exposure to infectious diseases, agents, and toxic chemicals.
    • Ability to mix & administer medications, with correct knowledge of proper concentrations & dosages.
    Equipment Used:
    • Aircraft (Including but not limited to: Fixed Wing & Rotor Wing platforms)
    • Lifeport + Sled, Stretcher Systems
    • Monitoring Devices (Including but not limited to: Zoll Monitors, TOCO, Glucometers)
    • IV Regulatory devices (Including but not limited to: Shappire Infusion pumps, Blood Tubing, 10gtt and/or 60gtt sets, and dial a flow IV tubing)
    • Trauma Equipment (Including but not limited to: immobilization devices, hemorrhage control devices, etc)
    • Respiratory support equipment (Including but not limited to: Hamilton T1 ventilators, BVMs, Sea-Long Hoods, Oxygen delivery devices)
    • Medications (Including but not limited to: Narcotics, ACLS medications, RSI medications, and other medications noted throughout the Standing Medical Guidelines & On-Line Medical Control)
    • Telephone/ Push to Talk Radios/ Aircraft Satellite Phone
    • Computer/ Fax Machine/ Printer
    • EMSCharts, Baldwin Safety, Expensify
    • Others not specified that are deemed necessary for safe patient transport
 
Job Requirements:
Education, Training, Experience, and Licenses/ Registrations Required:
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
  • License in all states served by assigned base.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse in high an acuity setting
  • Must obtain BLS, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, and NRP certification within 3 months of hire and must maintain throughout employment.
  • Advanced trauma course (one of the following) within 6 months of hire: ATLS, ATLS Audit, TPATC, ATCN with advanced pathophysiology and skills lab, TNCC with advanced pathophysiology and skills lab
  • CFRN, CEN or CCRN is required within 2 years of employment.
  • Completion of NIMS 100 and 200, within one year of hire is required.
  • Live in or be willing to relocate to the region (within 2 hours or less of assigned base)

At Apollo, we know that we are all better together, and we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings.  Our workplace thrives by including all voices and makes our business – and the communities we serve – stronger. 

All employment decisions at Apollo are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Apollo will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. At Apollo we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Apollo will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability.  If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to our Human Resource department at 806.242.0202 or by email at hr@apollomedflight.com. 

Salary Range: 31 -54
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