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Flight RN F/T Days

Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:


Provides high quality nursing care including assessment, triage, and treatment utilizing established standards and guidelines assesses the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize the care needed for safe transport of the critical patient to the appropriate facility; is qualified to provide care for patients across the life span in his/her assigned clinical area.


1. Provides safe nursing care from the initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility. 2. Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing didactic, simulation, and clinical experiences.

3. Maintains required certifications and licensure.

4. Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, representatives of other facilities, and the public.

5. Participates in both patient and referring institution follow-up.

6. Participates in planned outreach, marketing, and educational activities

7. Functions as a medical flight member.

* Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefings and completes necessary documentation.
* Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and assists pilot as requested, i.e., radio, navigational, and visual observation activities.
* Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, medical personnel, patient, and equipment.
* Serves as a flight resource to neonatal/pediatric personnel when transporting specialty patients by helicopter.
* Performs advanced skills and procedures as approved by Hackensack UMC Air Medical Director
* Serves as a role model, educator and clinical resource.
* Acts as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees and students as assigned.
* Acts as a liaison and communicates program goals and objectives.
* Participates in continuing and outreach education programs.
* Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed.
* Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professional activities, i.e., national, state legislative-elected or appointed.
* Attends and participates in meetings according to established departmental guidelines.
* Develops standards and guidelines related to the flight program as assigned.
* Participates in departmental quality improvement activities as assigned.
* Undertakes and maintains projects as assigned (to include research and publishing opportunities).

8. Other duties as assigned.

9. Demonstrates ability to instill, cultivate and contribute to the vision and strategic planning for the blueprint of nursing and the shared governance model.

10. Consistently provides comprehensive patient centered care to complex patients; using nursing/problem solving process.

11. Demonstrates a well developed expertise in assessment skills of patients and processes of care delivery.

12. Plans individualized care based on assessment and implements plan to achieve appropriate outcomes in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.

13. Evaluates and expeditiously alters the plan of care.

14. Accurately documents components of nursing process per HUMC policy and assist others with this task.

15. Demonstrates and role models expert communication skills consistently and facilitates effective communication among others.

16. Demonstrates ability to facilitate ethical decision making.

17. Demonstrates proficiency utilizing and teaching others to use clinical policy/procedures as well as other practice references on HUMC intranet as resource to deliver proper patient care and achieve desired outcomes.

18. Demonstrates current evidence-based practice and disseminates information specific to patient care and coaches others to participate in evidenced-based practice.

19. Recognize and responds to opportunities to promote and market HUMC.

20. Demonstrates ability to use patient satisfaction data and service recovery strategies as a factor in designing patient care delivery.

21. Adheres to American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

1. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing Experience: Minimum three years critical care/emergency nursing experience.

2. Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator or Emergency Vehicle Operations.

3. Hazardous Materials Awareness or Hazardous Materials Operations.

4. Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100 or Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100.b or Introduction to Incident Command System for Healthcare/Hospitals or National Incident Management System Course. 5. Incident Command System, ICS-200 or ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents or Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations.

6. ICS-100.HCb National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction or NIMS-100 National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction.

7. ICS-800 National Response Framework, An Introduction or ICS-800.b National Response Framework, An Introduction or IMS-800 National Response Framework, An Introduction.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

1. BSN or Bachelors degree in health-related field

2. Previous Critical Care Transport experience

3. Previous Flight experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications Required:

1. NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License.

2. Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic Certification or Mobile Intensive Care Nurse Certification.

3. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification or BLS Instructor Trainer.

4. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification or ACLS Instructor Certification.

5. Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification or PALS Instructor Certification.

6. Trauma Nursing Core Course Certification or International Trauma Life Support Certification or Prehospital Trauma Life Support Certification or Tactical Combat Casualty Care or Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course.

7. Certified Flight Registered Nurse or Acute and Critical Care Nursing Adult Certification or Certified Emergency Nurse or Certified Transport Emergency Nurse.

8. Valid Driver's License from a USA state.

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

Keywords: Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack , Flight RN F/T Days, Healthcare , Hackensack, New Jersey

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