OSF Healthcare Careers

Flight Nurse - OSF011573

Hours per week: 36
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: varies
Location: 1400 S Johanson Rd, Peoria, IL, United States

1400 S Johanson Rd, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Life Flight Nurse provides high quality nursing care including assessment, triage, and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Life Flight Medical Director. Provides quality patient care to achieve optimal outcomes along with thorough and high quality documentation of patient care. Self-motivated to actively increase knowledge base and ability to convert that knowledge into quality practice, improving patient outcomes and team dynamics. Utilizes critical thinking skills to assess the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize care needed for safe transport of the critical patient to the appropriate facility. Must maintain all requirements for flight status to ensure ability to provide care for patients across the life span. Responsible for carrying out and supporting the mission and goals of OSF Life Flight and assuring that safety remains the highest priority throughout the transport continuum.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

 

5 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

 

Current RN license(s) for states of practice

 

EMS certification/licensure as required by state regulations

 

Current certifications in BLS/CPR, ACLS, and PALS

 

 

 

 

Skills as required to practice nursing as defined by assigned state scope of practice and advanced practice skills as defined by Medical Director and Medical Standards and Guidelines.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

BSN or Bachelor degree in health-related field

 

Pre-hospital Critical Care Transport experience

 

Rotor Flight Nurse experience

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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