Flight Nurses

Job Description

Air Evac Lifeteam medical crews provide ACCESS to a higher level of emergency health care for patients with life- or limb-threatening injuries or illnesses. Our nurses and paramedics are highly trained and appreciate the opportunities to use their skills to save lives and impact outcomes.

Required Credentials

Prior to active flight status, all medical personnel must have the following current certifications and must maintain them in a current status.

  • Minimum 3 years current critical care experience
  • State RN license (Must have license for states served)
  • BLS (Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers
  • ACLS (American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
  • PALS (American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
  • PHTLS (National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians Pre-Hospital Trauma Life support OR
  • ITLS (International Trauma Life Support)

All nurses are required to hold an advanced certification (CFRN, CEN, CCRN) within 2 years of hire.

Additional State Specific Requirements

Illinois

Registered Nurses are required to obtain within (6) months of hire, and maintain provider status for the following:

  • TNCC (Emergency Nurses Association Trauma Nursing Core Course OR
  • TNS (Trauma Nurse Specialist)

Texas

Registered Nurses are required to obtain within (6) months of hire, and maintain provider status for the following:

  • Texas State Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification

Tennessee

Registered Nurses are required to obtain and maintain within one year of hire the following:

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license and
  • Either a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), or
  • Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN)

Arkansas

Registered Nurses are required to obtain and maintain prior to hire the following:

  • Arkansas State Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification

Kentucky

Registered Nurses are required to obtain and maintain prior to hire the following:

  • NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program)

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