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RN - Critical Care Transport Nurse - Olney

Company: Carle Health
Location: Olney
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




The Critical Care Transport Nurse (CCTRN) provides high quality nursing care including triage, assessment and treatment utilizing the policies and protocols within the scope of practice as directed by the Critical Care Transport Program Medical Director. The CCTRN, in collaboration with their partner, will assess the nature and extent of illness and injury to establish and prioritize care needed for a safe transport to an appropriate facility. The CCTRN will be qualified to provide care for patients across the life span. The CCTRN will be responsible the ensuring that safety remains the highest priority throughout the transport continuum. The CCTRN will also be responsible for public relations activities in the region, education of regional providers, quality review of transports, case study reviews, among other PR and quality activities. When not on flights, the CCTRN will "task" within the hospital or other affiliated hospital facilities, as needed. This position requires work on both air and ground ambulances during assigned shifts.

Work Schedule: 24 Hour Shifts 8a-8a (1 shift on, 1 shift off, 1 shift on, 5 shifts off, and repeat).









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois and Indiana upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) ACLS-EP preferred upon hire and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) upon hire and Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) within 3 months or Trauma Nurse Specialist (TNS) Certification within 3 months and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 3 months and International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) within 3 months or Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) within 3 months and National Incident Mgmt System (NIMS) 100 within 6 months and National Incident Mgmt System (NIMS) 200 within 6 months and National Incident Mgmt System (NIMS) 700 within 6 months and National Incident Mgmt System (NIMS) 800 within 6 months and Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification within 6 months and National Nursing Certification Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN), or Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) within 1 year.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Three (3) years' experience in area that includes high acuity and critical decision making. These units may include, but are not limited to: ICU, NICU, PACU, ED, L&D, House Officer, Rapid Response RN or comparable hospital inpatient roles

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
-Highly trained and adaptable -Capable of working independently and under high levels of stress -Maintain composure under pressure and manage multiple priorities simultaneously -Excellent communication skills









Essential Functions:




  • Delivers patient care as directed by Patient Care Guidelines, or online medical direction
  • Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, other medical personnel, patient and equipment
  • Participates in patient and referring institution follow up
  • Participates in planned outreach marketing and education activities
  • Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefings and completes necessary documentation
  • Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and assists pilot as requested (i.e., radio, navigational and visual observation activities)
  • Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, other medical personnel, patient and equipment
  • Serves as flight resource to neonatal/obstetric personnel when transporting specialty team and patient
  • Acts as preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees and students as assigned
  • Conducts safety briefings as necessary
  • Communicates with appropriate medical personnel regarding patient condition, history, treatments, response to treatments and other relevant information
  • Maintains safety, security, cleanliness and appearance of the aircraft, equipment and supplies including controlled substances and patient belongings
  • Ability to work in confined mobile spaces
  • Participates in departmental quality improvement activities
  • Completes reports that are accurate and legible while ensuring that medical, billing and administrative information is complete
  • Becomes knowledgeable in all aspects of flight physiology, flight safety procedures, ground handling, emergency and non-emergent ambulance operations, navigation and radio or telephonic communication
  • Will remain within the safety standard of 235 pounds or less (235 pounds will include flight suit, boots, helmet and coat)
  • Adheres to Carle Behavior Standards
  • Promotes Critical Care Transport programs throughout Carle Health
  • Ability to work in both air and ground transport vehicles
  • Other duties as assign









    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.























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