Critical Care Transport Base Site Lead-Life Flight 3Requisition R080704 Market Toledo, OH Department Life Flight Ops - St. Vincent Shift All Schedule Full-time
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I. Job Description
Responsible for providing emergency nursing care in a prompt and efficient manner to all patients transported via Mercy St. Vincent's Life Flight. Responsible for assessing, planning, organizing, documenting, and evaluating patient care in conjunction with the flight physician or critical care transport paramedic. The Critical Care Transport Nurse acts as a professional representative of Mercy St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center and St. Rita's Medical Center to the community, as an educator to professional groups, to emergency medical services and promotes Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and St. Rita's Medical Center as regional referral centers. Assists in the provision of care to patients of all age groups (neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric).
II. Essential Job Functions
·Provides professional nursing care to the urgent/emergent needs of the patient prior to air/ground transfer andin the transport environment; works with the Life Flight physician or medic to assess patient condition, tointerpret patient related data, to establish immediate priorities and plan of care.
·Evaluates the patient care delivered in conjunction with flight physician or medic.
·Cooperates with all ancillary and flight support services.
·Acts as a professional representative of Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and St. Rita's Medical Center to the community.
·Facilitates the needs of the Life Flight and Mobile Life patients and their families during hospitalization at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and St. Rita's Medical Center; communicates with other hospital departments as necessary to facilitate those needs.
·Reports patient condition and status to the referring physician or agency as needed for quality purposes.
·Acts as an educator to professional groups and the EMS in our service area and promotes Mercy St. Vincent
·Medical Center and St. Rita's Medical Center as the regional referral centers.
·Participates in department standing and ad hoc committees.
·Attends internal and external educational meetings, keeps current in knowledge, skills and clinical competencies through professional journals, professional organizations etc.
·Ensures quality of patient care by maintaining strategies to insure clinical competence.
·Maintains appropriate employee records including coordination of licenses and certifications.
·Reviews charts to ensure complete and consistent documentation of the Life Flight/Mobile Life patientrecords. Communicates with supervisor or manager when patient care issues or questions arise.
·Develops and maintains loyal working relationships with Mercy Transportation Management Team, fellow employees and others in conduct of daily business. Promotes unity of Mercy leadership team to employees.
·Communicates with contracted EMS provides to maintain program integrity and optimal delivery of MICU service with responsible region.
·Ensures company and employee compliance with company and hospital policy and CAMTS
·Communicates regularly with employees via email, face to face meetings and posted notices in regards to base specific issues or operations.
·Provides service to all age groups. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on assigned unit. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span by completing continuing education program. Interprets information need to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific need a) neonate b) pediatric c) adolescentd) adult e) geriatric.
·Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to designated Manager (or employer hotline) any suspected unethical, fraudulent or unlawful acts or practices.
·Embraces Standards of Behavior in order to provide and promote excellent customer service for both internal and external customers. Holds self and others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence.
·Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety/patient safety initiatives.
·This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We’ll also reward your hard work with:
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much more
Scheduled Weekly Hours:36
Department:Life Flight Ops - St. Vincent
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at email@example.com
In some instances, the nurse’s voice and touch is the last thing a patient will hear or feel. This is part of our calling as nurses, to be there for our patients in all stages of life, from the beginning to the very end.Ali L. Registered Nurse