Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service Critcal Care Transport/Flight Nurse in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5150634 Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc. is the largest independent, locally owned and operated Emergency Medical Service provider in Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana. We provide wheelchair transportation, Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, and Critical Care Ground Transportation; as well as Critical Care Rotary Air Transportation. Much of our proven success is attributable to the exceptional, compassionate customer service provided by our employees.Critical Care Transport/Flight Nurse will work in a hybrid position to provide care and treatment of chronically or acutely ill and/or injured patients transported via ground and air. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


+ Provide high quality care to patients under the direction of the Program Medical Director and the referring and/or receiving Physician in accordance with Critical Care policies, protocols and standards of care.



+ Autonomously evaluate critically ill or injured patients of all age groups (pediatric through adult), provide therapeutic intervention, emergency interventions, and preparation for transport (via ground or helicopter) from hospitals or accident scenes.



+ Collaborate with other members of the team, including their Critical Care Paramedic partner, drivers, coworkers, leadership, other healthcare partners and customers.



+ Maintain clinical proficiency across all aspects of the Critical Care Division's scope of practice including care of patients with neurological emergencies, cardiac emergencies, pediatric emergencies, obstetrical emergencies, traumatic emergencies, and any other patient populations transported by the Critical Care Division.



+ Complete transports initiated with in the timeframe of the scheduled shift, understanding that completion of these transports might require extend beyond normal work hours.



+ Maintain clinical competency in all critical care procedures and equipment, including but not limited to ventilators, IV pumps, dopplers, chest tubes, hemodynamic monitoring, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps, ventricular assist devices, Impella cardiac assist devices, transcutaneous/transvenous pacers, external ventricular drains, and advanced airway management. Additional equipment including radios, GPS, Night Vision Goggles, flight stretcher/isolette, etc.



+ Able to work in confined spaces



+ Lifting and moving requirements in excess of 275 pounds.



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


+ 3 years Critical Care or Emergency Dept experience



+ Illinois RN License



+ ACLS, PALS, & Trauma Certification



PREFERRED


+ Bachelor's Degree in Nursing



+ Certification in a critical care specialty (CCRN, CEN, CTRN, CFRN)



+ One (1) Year Critical Care Transport experience



Within One (1) Year


+ Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) Certification



Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc. is committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. M/F/V/DSuperior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc. is committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. M/F/V/D

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