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Flight Registered Nurse

Life Link III
Job Description
Who Are We:  Life Link III is a nationally recognized leader in air medical transport.  Our top priority is to put cutting edge technology and education in the hands of our flight medical crew, pilots, mechanics, operational control specialists and communication specialists so we can provide uncompromising care to the communities we live and work in.  We do this work while living out our core values of safety, customer focus, excellence, integrity, innovation, and collaboration.
 
Position Summary: Life Link III’s Flight Registered Nurses emphasize safety, excellence, and innovation in its approach to realizing Life Link III’s mission and vision.
 
Our Flight Registered Nurses provide clinical care to patients being transported or being prepared for transportation and assists other medical facilities personnel with procedures as requested.  Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care to patients. Renders patient care based on the ability to anticipate need(s), assess status, formulate an action plan, implement care and assess the effectiveness of interventions.
 
Contributes to meeting the mission and goals of Life Link III. Assists as necessary to ensure the safety of crew members, patients and others who are in and around the air ambulances. Ensures vehicle and equipment readiness for patient transports.
 
Position Highlights:
  • Provides leadership to other members of the patient care team. 
  • Communicates effectively with team members, medical control and other health care staff involved in patient care.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess, plan care, intervene and evaluate outcomes.
  • Safely and effectively transports critically ill and/or injured patient(s).
  • Implements Life Link III medical protocols when appropriate for patient(s).
  • Able to assess, manage and implement care to critically ill patients
  • Understanding of pharmacological interactions.
  • Effectively interfaces with specialty teams, including communications and equipment
  • Provides guidance to specialty teams to maintain a safe transport environment.
  • Will maintain education requirements required to maintain license and/or certifications.
  • Maintains a safe work environment
  • Participates in duties to assure the base remains a clean environment
  • Demonstrates a continual awareness and use of positive interpersonal communications and public relations skills in supporting the philosophy, mission, and quality of Life Link III.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with member hospitals and their representatives, with supervisors and managers with the organization and Life Link III employees.
What We Are Looking For:
  • Current MN, MI and WI RN Licenses (both required at time of hire)
  • Current Certifications:  ACLS;  BCLS;  PALS, NRP,  NIMS 100, 200, 700
  • NRP may be completed during orientation
  • 3 years’ experience (4000 hours) Critical Care experience including ICU.   
  • Must pass mandatory post-offer drug/isokinetic and background screening tests
  • Clinician must weigh 230 pounds or less (including uniform & boots)
What We Offer:
  • We are committed to developing your talents as a clinician through engaging work and an annual Professional Development Fund
  • Opportunity to grow
  • Salary range – RN with an Associate’s Degree - $38.05 - $47.68
  • Salary range – RN with a Bachelor’s Degree - $38.55 - $48.18
  • Competitive Health Benefits
  • Employer Matching HSA
  • Employer Matching Retirement Plan with no vesting schedule
  • Competitive Paid Time Off to foster a work/life balance
Where We Are Located: Life Link III’s administrative offices are located at the Riverview Office Towers in Bloomington, MN.  This opportunity is in Rhinelander, WI.  .
 
Physical Demands:
  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Standing or walking for extended periods of time
  • Alternating sitting and standing at will
  • Lifting and Carrying objects of various weights and sizes
  • Pushing and/or Pulling objects of various weights and sizes
  • Reaching Overhead
  • Reaching at or below shoulder level
  • Vision acuity intact and corrected if needed
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Kneeling
  • Bending
  • Climbing
  • Moving in, out and around small, restricted spaces
  • Active ROM in Arms, Shoulders, Hips, Legs, Neck
  • Extreme Weather Temperatures
  • Driving
  • Flying
  • Passing Pre Employment Physical and Human Performance Exam Components
  • Weight Maintenance according to Life Link III guidelines
Mental Demands:
  • Professional Communication
  • High Stress/High Acuity Tasks
  • High Stress/High Acuity Patients
  • Organization
  • Prioritization
  • Task Management
  • Maintain Confidentiality
  • Positive Attitude/Respectful Personality
  • Integrity
  • Critical Thinker
The planned start date for this position is April 15, 2024.  
 
Compliance/HIPAA: Must perform work in the manner prescribed by documented work process in order to ensure compliance with all rules and regulations, accreditation standards and laws that apply, specifically work processes that involve billing practices, for avoiding activities that constitute fraud and abuse.
 
Employment Status Requirements: Life Link III does not sponsor employment visas of any kind.  As a pre-condition of employment, all applicants must be authorized to work in the United States

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