Flight Registered Nurse

Requisition ID
2020-110981
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
72
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Variable
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St Joseph Health
Location
TX-BRYAN

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital is located in Bryan, TX and is the highest-level major trauma center in the Brazos Valley. As a level II trauma center with over 220 beds, CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital is the most experienced in the region and backed 24/7 by trauma surgeons and specialists in orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, facial and plastic surgery, anesthesiology, radiology, critical care and more.

Responsibilities

Under the direction and supervision of the Base Medical Supervisor, this position is responsible for providing safe, comprehensive care to critically ill and/or injured patients of all ages.  Care is provided in the pre-hospital setting and during inter-facility transports by understanding and applying the specialized principles and techniques of flight nursing practice, emergency procedures and diagnostics.

  • Performs a wide range of specialized functions and complex assessments, diagnoses, therapies and emergency treatment of patients transported by rotor-wing and/or fixed wing and/or ground.
  • Maintains knowledge base for flight nursing role by attending mandatory meetings, chart reviews, equipment reviews, skill labs, clinical rotations, and continuing education sessions related to the care and transport of critically ill and/or injured patients.
  • Maintains and facilitates effective and timely communication between management, internal and external customers.
  • Documents appropriate and accurate information for assessment and treatment during stabilization and transport
  • Documents accurate and complete billing information of patient transport.

Qualifications

  • Education
    • Required: Associate's Degree
  • Experience
    • Required: Minimum of three (3) years of current critical care/emergency experience Flight or transport
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Required: Current active RN license issued by the state of Texas and in good standing with the issuing authority.  DSHS EMT-Basic Certification.  BLS, ACLS and PALS, and TNATC, TNCC, ITLS or PHTLS.
    • Preferred: NRP, Instructor certification, CFRN within 24 months of hire.

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