VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals

Nurse - Flight (39183760)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 2/23/2018

Nurse - Flight

Full time 7: Rotating

VCU Health System's Emergency Aviation is seeking a full time Nurse ? Flight. VCU Health's air medical transport system has served the region and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Medical Transport Services (CAMTS). Licensed by the Virginia Department of Health's Office of Emergency Medical Services. Operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Response area includes the majority of Virginia, eastern North Carolina and surrounding areas. VCU Health air medical transports provide rapid access to definitive services for adult and pediatric populations ? including acutely ill and injured cardiac, neuro, trauma, pediatric and medical patient populations. Aircraft is equipped with state-of-the-art patient monitoring, ventilator, video laryngoscope and other technology to support care of critical patients during transport.


Understand TJC and VCUHS standards, policies and procedures.

Understand the LifeEvac Standards of Care and policies.

Document patient care effectively.

Function under direct and indirect medical control in hospital and pre-hospital setting.

Required to work weekends and some holidays.

Rotating Shifts.



Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible

Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)

Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)

Current Trauma Nursing Course Certification (TNCC) or equivalent

Current Basic Trauma Life Support Certification (BTLS) or Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support Certification (PHLTS) or equivalent

Weight Restriction: maximum individual weight must be equal to or less than 235 lbs. in street clothes

Achieve and maintain a certification in Nursing (CFRN and or CCRN)

Achieve and maintain a certification in Transport Provider Advanced Transport Course (TPATC)

Achieve and maintain a certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Achieve and maintain the minimal of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification

Minimum of five (5) years of current experience as a Registered Nurse.

A minimum of (2) years as a Registered Nurse in an intensive care setting and/or previous flight Registered Nurse experience;


Four (4) years of flight Paramedic experience; a minimum of 2,000 hours as a Registered Nurse in an intensive care setting and two (2) years additional Registered Nurse experience

Previous experience in use of specific equipment used for patient care (e.g. monitor, infusion pumps, etc.)


Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

Certification in specialty; completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

Experience with language skills appropriate for the setting (i.e. able to interpret flight-related reports, health-related documents, business reports)

Academic healthcare experience

Previous experience in pre-hospital trauma care

Selected applicants will be slotted into appropriate levels for this position based on their experience and qualifications.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nursing, Other
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