Base Clinical Lead/Base Educator

Job Locations US-CO-Englewood
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/25/2020 7:12 PM)
iCIMS Requisition ID
2020-12480
# of Openings
1
Job Families (Portal Searching)
Nurse

Overview

Provides onsite base leadership as it pertains to the clinical operations in addition to flight duties

Responsibilities

Flight Nurse/Flight Paramedic duties

  • Provides pre-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation
  • Knowledgeable in the use and routine malignance of all equipment and supplies used by emergency programs
  • Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing and completes necessary documentation
  • Assists in pre-mission liftoff checklist and pilot assistance when needed, i.e. radio, navigational and visual observation activities
  • Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed
  • Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professional activities, i.e. national, state legislative-elected or appointed
  • Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, medical personnel, patient, and equipment prior to liftoff
  • Functions as a medical flight member

Administrative duties

  • Responsible for the completion and submission of Flight Records
  • Responsible for daily Narcotic count
  • Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences
  • Maintains documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, safety, and advanced procedures in the Employee Education Manual
  • Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals, and the public
  • Participates regularly in departmental activities, projects, and committees
  • Attends and participates in meetings according to established base guidelines
  • Acts as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees
  • Maintains awareness of current issues related to pre-hospital care through participation in professional activities, i.e. national, state legislative-elected or appointed

Clinical

  • Attends quarterly Train the Trainer sessions with Patient Care Services Staff
  • Works with the Clinical Research Analyst and Medical Directors to disseminate base level QA/QI information to flight staff
  • Works with the Clinical Staff Development Specialist, Regional Educator and Regional Manager of Patient Care service to formulate training programs based on QA trends
  • Coordinates all outreach education courses for the base
  • Maintains base level outreach education records per policy
  • Ensures timely completion and reporting of annual OSHA required training (blood borne pathogens, back safety, TB skin testing etc)
  • Provides mentorship/orientation for new employees assigned to the base within the scope of practice
  • Assists as needed with the regionally based initial training for new employees
  • Ensures currency of licenses and credentials for base staff
  • Ensures protocol updates are communicated to base staff
  • Completes educational needs assessment for base staff as requested by the Director of Patient Care Services and Staff Department
  • Completes required annual skills for each base staff member
  • Provides quarterly competency training to base staff as outlined by the Director of Patient Care Services and Staff Development and Medical Director
  • Works with the Program Director to oversee base narcotic issues to include ordering, tracking, and returns as directed by the Controlled Substance Specialist

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma required
  • Must meet the requirements of a Flight Nurse or Flight Paramedic

Skills:

  • PHTLS or BTLS, NRP, BCLS, ACLS, and PALS completed prior to flight status
  • CFP and CCEMT-P preferred but not required
  • CEN or CCRN and EMT within one year of hire for Tennessee
  • Must acquire/maintain instructor status in: ACLS, PALS, PHTLS and/or ITLS and BLS
  • CFRN/CEN/CCRN/FP-C/CCEMTP preferred but not required
  • Ability to read analyze, and interpret health and flight-related journals, hospital reports, and job specific legal documents
  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Ability to perform mathematical functions
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

Experience:

  • Must meet the minimum requirements for a Flight Nurse or Flight Paramedic
  • One year of full time employment with the Company is preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Regularly reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 150 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to sit in assigned aircraft seat in an upright position and restrained by a four point system while wearing a helmet
  • Required to work frequently near moving mechanical parts
  • Required to work in outside weather conditions
  • Frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens or airborne particles
  • Frequently exposed to vibrations/turbulence
  • Exposed to loud noise levels requiring headphones while in-flight

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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