The professional flight nurse coordinator is responsible for the facilitation and coordination of safe and comprehensive care to all patients in the pre-hospital setting and during inter-facility transports by understanding and applying the specialized principles and techniques of emergency rotor wing transport.
The flight nurse coordinator is the team leader for all patient transports and oversees the performance of the flight paramedic.
The flight nurse will be engaged in procedure and policy development, performance improvement activities, clinical competency activities and professional and community outreach activities.
This position supports organizational goals by participating in safety oriented activities, providing quality customer service, performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
Scheduled Days / Hours: Variable; License (or Certification):NJ-RN Required
Graduate from an NLN accredited school of nursing.
3-5 years critical care or emergency nursing experience.
Previous flight and/or transport experience preferred.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
Current New Jersey license as a Registered Nurse, New Jersey Paramedic or Mobile Intensive Care Nurse certification required upon hire or successfully obtained during specified orientation.
Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification.
ATCN within 1 year of hire.
CEN or CCRN upon hire. CFRN certification within 1 year of hire.
Current state issued driver's license with clean driving record.
Must be physically able to work in all weather and environmental conditions, able to lift and move patients in all circumstances and perform all duties consistent with providing ALS and/or BLS in the pre-hospital or interfacility environment (air or ground).