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Critical Care Transport Nurse Life Flight OPS Mercy Health St Vincent

Requisition R028751 Market Toledo, OH Department Life Flight Ops - St. Vincent Shift All Schedule Full-time

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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).

EDUCATION:

Required Minimum Education:

2 year Associates Degree

Specialty/Major: Nursing

Preferred Education:

4 year Bachelors Degree

Specialty/Nursing

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:

Required:

Must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the State of Ohio.

CAMTS approved advanced certification (CCRN, ACNPC, CEN, CPEN, CFRN, or CTRN) required or obtained within one year of hire.

Basic Cardiac Life Support certification required.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification required.

Basic Trauma Life Support Certification required within 6 months of hire.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 6 months of hire.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) required within 6 months of hire.

Preferred:

Michigan Registered Nurse license.

BCLS Instructor certification preferred.

ACLS Instructor certification preferred.

EMT Certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

3 years of professional nursing experience in critical care with at least 1 year of emergency care experience.

Required:

1. Work requires 6 months’ orientation to acquire necessary familiarity with department and unit policies and procedures.

2. Must possess analytical abilities, sound nursing knowledge, problem solving skills for the effective formulation of a plan of care, implementation of care, and appropriate documentation of pertinent information regarding patient-condition.

3. Must possess sufficient interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with patients, physicians, and hospital personnel. Must have demonstrated leadership skills to participate in professional and community education programs; and to effectively maintain good public relations for the institution.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Works in a variable patient care environments, as well as an ambulance and aircraft

Work requires carrying and lifting equipment of variable weight, and assisting in safe stretcher/backboard transfer of the patient.  Must be physically able to move about and work effectively in the confines of the ambulance.

Hours per pay period: 72

Shift: Varies

Includes: Nights, Weekends, Holidays

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

Work Shift:

All

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 – Ashland, Kentucky, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. 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 recruitment@mercy.com

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Amanda M., CRNP

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