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Flight RN

Company: UCHealth
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Description
Summary:
Provides direct patient care during air and ground critical care transport.
Work Schedule:

  • PRN, No guaranteed days or hours
  • Days and hours may vary
  • Flexible
    Responsibilities:
    • Provides patient care during all phases of the transport from initial contact until care is relinquished to appropriate team member at the accepting medical facility.
    • Documents patient assessment, evaluation, interventions, patient response to therapy, changes in condition, and procedures within the established timeframe. Participates in Pre and Post Transport briefings. Provides patient follow up to referral agencies.
    • Ensures equipment is in working order, noting any discrepancies and ensuring steps toward resolution. Completes all required vehicle and equipment checklists.
    • Collaborates across disciplines to drive success and improve outcomes. Provides safety and clinical education to referring facilities and EMS agencies as needed. Active participant in safety, education, quality, and outreach.
    • Within
      scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the
      ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a
      fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
      The pay range for this position is: $33.08 - $51.27 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
      An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
      Requirements:
      • Minimum Required Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing
        Required Licensure: Colorado OR Multi-state compact RN License at hire. Multi-state compact Nursing License within six (6) months of hire.
        Flight Nurse Certification (CFRN)
        Valid driver's license.
        Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP); and any one of the following: Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC), or TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Course) or Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN).
        Minimum Experience: 5 years ICU, Emergency department (or combination of both) experience
        Preferred: Previous Flight, CCT or EMS experience. Instructor certifications (BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, TPATC or TNCC or ATCN)
      • BLS through the American Heart Association or the
        American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
        start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
        hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
        the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the
        Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only
        good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart
        Association sanctioned course.)
        UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards
        package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical,
        dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life
        and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and
        continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such
        as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family
        members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up
        to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal
        consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available
        depending upon their need.
        At UCHealth, we do things differently
        We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every
        person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of
        all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative
        health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best
        possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human
        connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at
        UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.
        Going
        beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and
        intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us,
        that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is
        right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that
        each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,
        we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful
        career. There's no limits to your potential here.
        Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
        UCHealth
        recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that
        equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an
        affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making
        all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant
        shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of
        employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's
        race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental
        or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender
        status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not
        discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined
        under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable
        accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Keywords: UCHealth, Colorado Springs , Flight RN, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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