OSF Healthcare Careers

Flight Nurse (RN) - MED001893

Hours per week: 36
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: one 12 and one 24 hour shift per week
Location: 1400 S Johanson Rd, Peoria, IL, United States

1400 S Johanson Rd, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Flight nurses report to assigned base manager, providing profession¬al nursing care to critically ill or injured patients of all age groups during patient transfers via ambulance or helicopter. Anticipates patient’s needs, collaborates with physicians and nurses to formulate a plan for care of patient during transfer, and intervenes with pre-established therapeu¬tic modali¬ties as appropriate. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate patient care of the patients served, and performs all duties with a safety fist philosophy.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Required
    • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
    • Five years critical care nursing or 2 years pre-hospital critical care transport in addition to 3 years critical care nursing
    • CFRN Certification within 2 years of hire. 
    • NRP, TNCC/TNS/TNATC, ITLS/PHTLS within 6 months of hire
    • Employees’ weight shall not exceed 250 pounds in full flight gear (flight suit, boots, helmet and coat) to maintain the aircraft at a gross weight to allow maximum performance and safety under atmospheric conditions,
    Preferred:
    • BSN or Bachelor degree in health-related field
    • Pre-hospital Critical Care Transport experience
    • Rotor Flight Nurse experience
    Licensure/Certifications
    • Current RN license(s) for states of practice
    • EMS certification/licensure as required by state regulations
    • Current certifications in BLS/CPR, ACLS, and PALS

 

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