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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