Sign-on Bonus = $10,000
Relocation Reimbursement = up to $2,500
WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY:
- Valid RN License.
- Minimum 3 years experience as an ER/ICU Registered Nurse.
- Ability to compassionately serve the patients in your community.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Arrives to work on time and as scheduled in order to comply with mandated Company and EMS standards.
- Completes or assists in completing a full medical assessment of each patient under care and records such findings on the appropriate documentation. Manages illness or injury for emergency patients in accordance with specified protocol and procedure.
- Administers first-aid treatment and life-support care to sick or injured persons in both pre-hospital and transfer settings. Responds to emergency and non-emergency transports as directed by the Communications Center.
- Performs emergency diagnostic and treatment procedures listed in the State EMS Scope of Practice, such as splinting, medication administration, stomach suction, intubation, airway management and heart monitoring during transport.
- Operates equipment such as EKGs, external defibrillators and bag-valve mask resuscitators in advanced life-support environments. Operates all equipment in a safe manner following established procedures.
- Effectively coordinates patient care with sending and receiving facilities, emergency medical team members, and police and fire department personnel. Observes, records, and reports to a healthcare provider the patient's condition or injury, the treatment provided and reactions to drugs and treatment.
- Communicates with dispatchers and treatment center personnel to provide information about emergency situations, to arrange reception of victims and to receive instructions for further treatment.
- Assesses and prepares patients for transport, ensuring compliance with emergency medical transport regulations, protocol and procedures.
- Guides and support Paramedics and EMT’s in the application of appropriate EMS techniques.
- Performs daily visual and audible inspection of assigned vehicle or aircraft, appropriate ALS equipment, and document form stock, to ensure serviceability and compliance with safety and infection control regulations and standards.
- Completes and transfers patient care information and records as per established procedures. Takes every reasonable precaution to maintain security and protection of sensitive data.
- Provides comfort and reassurance to patients and patients’ family members.
TRAINING & EDUCATION:
- Valid RN License and valid CPR certification.
- Valid Class C California Driver License and insurable by company’s insurance policy
- Within two months of employment; must obtain certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider, and TNCC or equivalent.
- Within two years of employment; must obtain an Advanced Nursing Certification such as Certified Transport Registered Nurse, Certified Flight Registered Nurse, Certified Emergency Nurse, or Critical Care Registered Nurse.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals, teams, managers, supervisors, and external customers. Excellent ability to communicate and work cohesively across Department and agency lines.
- 3 Years of ER/ICU experience as a Registered Nurse.
- Highly dependable; available and willing to work all assigned shifts and locations.
- Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
- Must have computer competency including understanding of reporting programs, and ability to complete patient records.
- Ability to consistently deliver outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
- Flexible and adaptable, willing and able to adjust to rapidly changing environments.
- Must have the ability to work well as a team. Ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance at all times.
- Must have a courteous, and decisive nature in order to provide excellent patient care under stressful conditions.
- Lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Stand and walk for long periods of time.
- Frequent pushing, pulling, reaching, kneeling, squatting, and climbing.