Registered Nurse, Life Flight

Job ID: J126205
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jul 4, 2018

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Description

Department: Life Flight
Status: Full Time
Shift: Rotating

Location: Clarion Base 1 Hospital Dr. Clarion PA,16214

Rotating 12 hour shifts.

Incumbent will be required to rotate to other base locations within the Life Flight Program

Brief Description:

Allegheny Health Network is an integrated delivery network focused on preserving health care choice and providing affordable, high-quality care to the people in our communities.  With more than 14,000 employees including 7,400 health care professionals, nearly 200 primary care and specialty care practices, Allegheny Health Network includes seven hospitals in Pennsylvania with nearly 2,400 licensed beds.

Allegheny Health Network’s clinical expertise ranges from primary care to the most complex surgical procedures.  Services include cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiovascular care, neurological and neurosurgical services, organ transplantation, orthopedic and rehabilitation services, and women’s health.

Job Summary:  Responsible and accountable for a designated patient population for the purpose of providing care based upon enactment of the nursing process.  

This is a union position

 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates clinical assessment skills and care planning skills.
  • Provides safe and effective care for the age population served according to regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team, including EMS, for the plan of care from presentation through

               disposition

  • Monitors safety of self and others working in and around the aircraft
  • Participation in quality assurance programs such as chart audits and case reviews
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment and clothing as required for environment

and procedures.

License and Certification:

  • Current licensure as an RN in good standing
  • ACLS certification
  • PALS, NALS, PHTLS/BTLS
  • CEN, CCRN required
  • CFRN preferred, required within 2 years

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years critical care RN experience
  • 5 years PHRN Required
  • Must have Prehospital flight experience required

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to perform in limited quarters and in all types of terrain and weather conditions

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