A LifeFlight Career

LifeFlight is often in need of qualified applicants. Our organization employs more than 100 medical, flight and office personnel. Positions include:
Clinical Crew
LifeFlight of Maine is a leading edge critical care transport program with opportunity for growth. Here you can practice medicine at an advanced level in a busy transport environment. Extensive protocols help guide decision-making but also provide a framework for autonomy in an evolved just and accountable culture.

LiefFlight of Maine is a consortium-based nonprofit system and the primary provider of critical care transport for the entire state. Our nurse/paramedic teams use a shared governance model. We are a matrix organization and our flight teams work both in transport and the hospital critical care units.

As the only statewide air medical service, we take care of everybody, from neonatal patients to our most senior residents. Using every mode of transport, we cover a huge service area that includes islands, remote woodlands and the coast of Maine. Specialty transports such as ECMO and LVAD add to the advanced medicine practice.

LifeFlight operates twin engine full IFR Agusta helicopters from three bases and a KingAir 200 airplane in a long term partnership with SevenBar Aviation. Ground services are partnered with related hospital ambulance agencies.

The Recruitment Process
The recruitment process at LifeFlight of Maine is extensive and multifaceted. We search for highly-skilled candidates to contribute to our high performance teams. Applicants often visit with us on several occasions so that we can evaluate and develop a strong sense about the candidate and to provide medical personnel applicants, in particular, an opportunity to experience our unique environment. Qualified healthcare candidates will have an opportunity to meet several crew members, as well as the Medical Director.

What does it take to be a critical care transport provider?
  • Valid nursing or Paramedic licensure in the State of Maine
  • Minimum of 3 years critical care experience in a unit with advanced patient care capabilities or with a busy ambulance/fire service
  • Valid passport
  • Fit for duty medical evaluation
  • Current certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC or PHTLS
  • Effective teamwork and interpersonal communication skills
In addition to these requirements, the following must be obtained within 18 months of hire:
  • CFRN or CCRN
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How to Apply
Please email Director of Clinical Operations Samuel Schaab if you are interested in applying for a position at LifeFlight.

Applications for openings at the LifeFlight Lewiston or Sanford base are available here.

Applications for openings at the LifeFlight Bangor base or with the LifeFlight Foundation are available here.

All of our pilots and mechanics are contracted employees through our aviation partner, SevenBar. For additional information, please visit their website.