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Flight Nurse - Registered Nurse (RN) - EastCare Transport

Job ID: 964505
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: EastCare Transport
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 6, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health EastCare

ECU Health EastCare provides critical care air and ground transportation service and is the only medical transport service in the region accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems. There are nine ground units—six mobile ICUs, including one dedicated to children’s transport, and three BLS ambulances. EastCare’s five air units cover nearly 300,000 miles during more than 3,500 flights every year and are based in Bertie, Craven, Nash, Onslow and Wayne counties. All units provide rapid transportation and advanced medical care to critically ill and injured patients, including trauma, cardiac, medical, high-risk obstetric, burn and pediatric patients, and more.

Position Summary

Delivers quality patient care, utilizing the nursing process (assessment, implementation, and evaluation) to guide care delivery.

Executes, revises and evaluates the ECU Health Medical Center Nursing Professional Practice Model and Model of Care.  Delivery to support professional practice and collaborative partnerships with each other, physicians and members of the healthcare team.

Engages in professional growth and development, continuing competence and lifelong learning, quality of care and research to positively affect empirical outcomes.  Develops others in the profession.

Participates in a leadership role, in community partnerships and collaborative initiatives such as processional organizations and community outreach programs.

Minimum Requirements

Associated Degree Nursing or higher required.

Registered Nurse or temporary North Carolina licensure or status as defined in job description.

Current American Heart Association BLS required.

Clinical experience as part of education.

Meets all the other criteria/requirements as defined by EastCare Policy and Procedure.

AHA ACLS, AHA PALS, NRP, and a trauma certification must be obtained before the end of orientation.

Must obtain your EMT within one year from the end of your orientation. One specialty certification for example, CFRN must be obtained within 2 years of hire is required.

2 years of experience (4,000 hours minumum) as a RN is required from an ICU or ER setting.

The ability to treat patients under EastCare protocols is determined by the EastCare Medical Director.

All employees who were employed as a Flight Nurse and weigh no more than 250 pounds before January 1, 2019, are considered grandfathered in terms of weight requirements, and therefore competent to perform their duties and responsibilities.

Any grandfathered employee who vacates their position and later seeks rehire as a Flight Nurse must meet the minimum position requirements existing at the time of rehire.
Eastcare Flight Nurses must meet the following requirements:

Children's Transport Team Flight Nurses must meet the following requirements:

AHA PALS, NRP must be obtained before the end of orientation. EMT within one year from the end of orientation.

One specialty certification in neonatal/pediatric field (for example C-NPT) obtained within 2 years of hire. 3 years of experience as a RN with some experience in neonatal, pediatric, or critical care field.

Maintain a maximum weight limit of 250 pounds or less. The Flight Nurse hired prior to January 1, 2019 may maintain a maximum weight limit of 250 pounds or less.

Preferred Requirements

Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) Preferred.

Other Information

**Up to $30K in Commitment Incentive**

Shift:  Nights with Shift Incentive - 40 hours per week.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Yolanda Bonds, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]

 

   

 

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