Per Diem Flight Nurse - Schenectady, NY | Per Diem

Per Diem Flight Nurse – Schenectady, NY


Location: Schenectady, NY (must be within an 1 hour)

Shift: 6 days of availability per month. One weekend required.

Flight Nurse Duties:

  • Provides pre-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the receiving medical facility.
  • Maintain thorough electronic charting of patient care.
  • Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing and completes necessary documentation.
  • Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, medical personnel, patient, and equipment prior to takeoff.
  • Must be familiar with scope of practice of the transport team and the State rules and regulations in which the transport team operates.

General Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of ICU/ED/Trauma experience within the last 5 years.
  • Previous flight experience preferred. Flight experience can be substituted year for year for the ICU/ED/Trauma requirement.
  • RN license as appropriate to assigned location
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
  • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) certification preferred but not required.
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) or Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) strongly recommended.
  • Completing quarterly requirements to maintain active flight status to include: completion of intubations quarterly, attendance at Roundtables.
  • Completing annual requirements to maintain active flight status to include: Advanced Airway course, Mock Codes, AvStar program, safety and infection control, aircraft / personnel security briefing, equipment and supplies competency / currency validation, medical screening update including copy of TB or equivalent, ICU and trauma competencies, wellness form, EMS Rules and Regulations, and Haz-mat recognition and response. Evaluation is contingent upon completion of these items prior to evaluation.
  • Current Passport required
  • Drug screening and a background investigation required.

Physical Requirements

  • Work in a high stress environment while remaining calm composure
  • Lift 50+ lbs.
  • Work various shifts and schedules

Application Link

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