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Critical Care Transport Flight Nurse

LifeFlight of Maine / Eastern Maine Medical Center
Bangor, ME

Join a leading edge critical care transport program with opportunity for growth.  LifeFlight of Maine is a consortium based non-profit critical care system and the primary provider of critical care transport for the entire state of Maine. LifeFlight  operates with advanced and progressive critical care protocols. This position is located within Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC), a tertiary center with a full range of critical care services including trauma, medicine, cardiology, pediatrics and NICU.  We are a matrix organization and our flight team works both in transport and the hospital critical care units. The CCT-RN works in a dynamic team at LifeFlight and EMMC and reports to the Clinical Base Operations Manager. EMMC is a member of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, a Pioneer ACO and member of the High Value Healthcare Coalition.
 
The CCT-RN provides direct patient care in pediatric and adult ground, fixed wing and rotor wing services. This is a regular full time variable shift position with a call requirement.   
 
LifeFlight provides a full range of critical care and critical care transport from ECMO to NICU transport with the EMMC Rosen NICU with a baseline of 850-900 transports from the EMMC base annually. LifeFlight operates twin engine full IFR Agusta helicopters and KingAir 200’s with SevenBar Aviation and is fully CAMTS accredited and nationally recognized for safety and innovation. 
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current or obtained licensure as registered nurse in Maine
  • A Bachelor’s degree in nursing or health related field is strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years in critical care nursing experience including experience in a combination of ICU/CCU/CSU/PICU/NICU demonstrating comprehensive management of the critical care patient.
  • At least 2 years experience in flight / critical care transport with pediatric experience preferred.
  • CCRN, CFRN or CEN certification preferred prior to hire
  • CCRN and CFRN must be completed within 18 months of hire
  • ACLS and PALS required. NRP,  STABLE, Advanced PHTLS, and ATLS (audit) required within 6 months if not currently held.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills, teamwork, and self- directed organizational, collaborative, and problem solving skills.
  • Lifelong learner with regular commitment to transport medicine, quality LEAN, and patient safety
  • A current US Passport or passport eligible required.

 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The CCT-RN provides all modes of transport services.
  • Must pass annual LifeFlight physical agility evaluation.
  • Must meet and maintain weight restriction (less than 210 pounds at time of hire)


WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Regular full time. Fast-paced dynamic clinical high performance team environment. Apply and view a full job description at: www.careers.emhs.org

 

Special Events Coordinator

LifeFlight Foundation / Affiliated Healthcare Systems
Camden, ME
Application Deadline: October 14, 2017

Established in 2003, The LifeFlight Foundation is the philanthropic and public relations arm of LifeFlight of Maine. The Foundation is a small, independent, non-profit organization with a large statewide mission to assure the availability of a state-of-the-art critical care medical transport system for all of Maine with a special emphasis on increasing access to specialist and tertiary care for rural communities.
 
The Foundation’s mission is to develop the resources necessary to support LifeFlight, including capital funding for aircraft, medical equipment, and aviation infrastructure, as well as operational funding for an extensive offering of educational outreach and research programs.
 
Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Development, the Special Events Coordinator works with a small, collaborative, high-performance development team at the Foundation office in Camden, ME. The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for planning, promoting, implementing and evaluating events designed to produce a strong return on investment in support of the Foundation goals.
 
Responsibilities:  The Special Events Coordinator will be the primary lead for both community-driven and LifeFlight-hosted events throughout the state designed to increase awareness, raise funds, develop positive relationships and deepen support for the mission. The signature event is the Islesboro Crossing 5K ocean swim in Penobscot Bay held every August as a major fundraiser. This event is the primary responsibility of the Special Events Coordinator and involves recruiting participants and volunteers and managing all logistics associated with the event.
 
Working collaboratively with the Director of Communications, the Special Events Coordinator will use digital tools such as Donor Drive (peer to peer), Constant Contact, social media and the LifeFlight website to promote and manage events.
 
The Special Events Coordinator will work closely with LifeFlight clinical staff to ensure and incident commander and a safety and incident response plan is in place for the Islesboro Crossing swim.
 
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
  • With the guidance of the Director of Development and support from the development team, continue to grow LifeFlight events including signature events-- Islesboro Crossing for LifeFlight swim and the Boothbay Harbor Country Club Golf Classic.
  • Coordinate, track and outline all components of each event including vendors, raffles, prizes, gifts, transportation, lodging, parking, signage, print materials, food and beverage, licensing and permitting, floor plan, and safety plan.
  • Ensure a sound budget is created for each event that includes desired goals of events, sponsorship prospects, anticipated reach, event expenses and costs associated with promotional efforts.
  • Lead all coordination of volunteer and staff assignments for events—organizing, delegating and communicating tasks well in advance of the event.
  • Coordinate and manage all event-related acknowledgements.
  • Manage venue and vender contracts for event space, food and beverage, audiovisual equipment, and coordinate event set-up needs.
  • Solicit donations or discounts for incentive prizes and participant gifts from businesses.
  • Collaborate with and support the Senior Development Officer on securing business and corporate sponsorships for events.
  • Field general requests for community events and present to the development team for review and decision making.       
  • Develop and  support community-driven events (such as Camden Classics Cup, Flatbread Restaurant fundraising night etc.) where LifeFlight is the beneficiary by providing volunteer coordination, staffing needs and materials
  • Provide support to the Director of Communications to design and develop event materials as needed (posters, display board content, materials at events, etc.)
 
Other Duties:
  • Coordinate moving supplies and displays, and set up and take down of special events.          
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Support other Foundation general office duties as needed such as answering the phone, filing and stuffing envelopes.
  • Maintain a harmonious working relationship within the Foundation and corporate office divisions and general public through clear, correct and honest communication.
 
Candidate qualifications and profile:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or comparable experience.
  • Friendly and personable with a positive, helpful attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Previous experience and track record in developing and leading major event coordinating.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and management of people.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally and using social media.
  • Self-motivated, independent worker; outcome-driven and skilled at multi-tasking.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and comfortable using the internet for various assignments including broadcast email.
  • Position requires attention to detail and exceptional follow-through.
 
Additional desirable and support skills:
  • Computer graphics skills
  • Experience with content management systems and peer to peer fundraising platforms
  • Photography and photo editing skills
 
Compensation: 
A competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.
 
The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer with a primary office located in Camden, ME. The Special Events Coordinator position requires occasional travel throughout the state of Maine and attendance at the special events, frequently held on weekends and evenings. The successful candidate will have high flexibility and a strong work ethic, understanding that additional responsibilities may be reasonably assigned by the Director of Development and being aware that processes and expectations will inevitably evolve per organizational growth.
 
Prior to employment a review of the candidate’s record will be expected to provide verification of:
  • Required US citizen or work permit documentation
  • Excellent referrals from previous employers
  • An excellent driving record
  • Background check
  • Established track record in event management
  • Examples of previous writing and presentations
To apply, complete the online application form by October 14, 2017.


Senior Development Officer--Major Gifts and Corporate Relations

LifeFlight Foundation / Affiliated Healthcare Systems
Camden, ME
Application Deadline: October 14, 2017

Established in 2003, The LifeFlight Foundation is the philanthropic and public relations arm of LifeFlight of Maine. The Foundation is a small, independent, non-profit organization with a large statewide mission to assure the availability of a state-of-the-art critical care medical transport system for all of Maine with a special emphasis on increasing access to specialist and tertiary care for rural communities.
 
The Foundation’s mission is to develop the resources necessary to support LifeFlight, including capital funding for aircraft, medical equipment, and aviation infrastructure, as well as operational funding for an extensive offering of educational outreach and research programs.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Development, the Senior Development Officer-Major Gifts and Corporate Relations works with a small, collaborative, high-performance development team at the Foundation office in Camden, ME.

Responsibilities:  This Senior Development Officer works to ensure the major gifts program is a strong and effective means of increasing overall funding to support LifeFlight of Maine. In addition to cultivating individual donors, this Senior Development Officer will be responsible for developing strategy and securing business and corporate support. 
 
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
  • With the guidance of the Director of Development and in collaboration with the development team, identify, solicit and secure business and corporate gifts with a special focus on sponsorship support for LifeFlight’s signature events including the Islesboro Crossing for LifeFlight swim, the Boothbay Harbor Country Club Golf Classic, and other events.
  • Identify and solicit new prospects, both corporate and individual, for major gifts for priority projects and events.
  • Manage assigned portfolio of lead-level individual and corporate donors/prospects. Collaborate with the senior development team on general and tailored donor stewardship strategies that strengthen relationships with assigned and prospective donors.
  • Achieve realistic and quantifiable goals based on mutually agreed upon fundraising targets.
  • Work in close partnership with Director of Development to facilitate attainment of fundraising goals.
  • Collaborate with the Special Events Coordinator on securing business and corporate sponsorships for events.
  • Collaborate with the senior development team to ensure foundation and corporate solicitations and relationship building efforts are strategic, coordinated and non-duplicative.
 
Other Duties:
  • Document donor relationship activities in the database (Raiser’s Edge NXT)
  • Assist in moving supplies and displays, and set up and take down of special events.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Attend and act as a LifeFlight Foundation representative at events and networking opportunities.
  • Support other Foundation general office duties when needed such as answering the phone, filing and stuffing envelopes.
  • Maintains harmonious working relationships within the Foundation and corporate office divisions and general public through clear, correct and honest communication.
 
Candidate qualifications and profile:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or comparable experience. Friendly and personable with a positive, helpful attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Experience with researching, cultivating and soliciting individual and corporate donors.
  • Strong writing, presentation, and communications skills.
  • Strong track record of ability to present and communicate with corporate and major individual donors.
  • Self-motivated, independent worker, outcome-driven and skilled at multi-tasking.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and comfortable using the internet for various assignments including broadcast email.
  • Exceptional people skills and assertive outreach skills.
  • Close attention to detail, organizational skills, and exceptional follow-through.
 
Additional desirable and support skills:
  • Grant writing
  • Public speaking
  • CRM database experience (Raiser’s Edge preferred)
 
Compensation: 
A competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.
 
The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer with a primary office located in Camden, ME. This position requires occasional travel throughout the state of Maine and attendance at the special events, frequently held on weekends and evenings. The successful candidate will have high flexibility and a strong work ethic, understanding that additional responsibilities may be reasonably assigned by the Director of Development and being aware that processes and expectations will inevitably evolve per organizational growth.
 
Prior to employment a review of the candidate’s record will be expected to provide verification of:
  • Required US citizen or work permit documentation
  • Excellent referrals from previous employers
  • An excellent driving record
  • Background check
  • Samples of writing
To apply, complete the online application form by October 14, 2017.