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Flight Respiratory Therapist - AirMed International

Company: Global Medical Response
Location: Englewood
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Flight Respiratory Therapist We're hiring a Flight Respiratory Therapist must be able to perform duties as described herein and as defined in the Transport Procedures section of this manual. They are also subject to the review of the Medical Fitness Standards included in this manual. IMMEDIATELY HIRING! For Flight Respiratory Therapist- FULL-TIME Opportunity Responsibilities: *Responsible for independently providing patient care and education through the nursing process to assigned transport patient population(s) while ensuring safe and effective transport as described in the Medical Protocols / Standing Orders.* Establishes supportive relationships with patients, significant others and other members of the health care team through the use of positive interpersonal skills.* Provides support for administrative activities.* Responsible to collaboratively assess, provide and evaluate patient care within the aircraft, airport, commercial airline, ground ambulance or within the hospital or clinic setting for assigned patients in conjunction with all members of the health care team.* The respiratory therapist must abide by the policies and procedures outline in this manual at all times while representing.* The therapists must have a valid therapist license and/or credentials and required number of years of critical and/or acute care experience in the area appropriate to patient population(s) to be transported.* Provide respiratory care during the entire transport, making appropriate adjustments for altitude when applicable and document care, ventilator settings, interventions, changes in patient status, pulse oximeter measurements, EtCO2 as applicable, ABG results and all other aspects of the patient's respiratory assessment and status per the documentation protocols.* On international transports, the entire medical crew will visit the patient upon arrival to discuss logistic plans and to provide information.* Restock aircraft and medical supply pack with supplies from the storeroom at the end of the transport and/or assigned shift.* Use written and verbal communication to maintain quality patient care, to enhance team interaction and to promote the goals and objectives of the Air Med Inc. transport program.* Perform other duties as assigned Minimum Required Qualifications: * High school diploma or equivalent.Must hold current passport for unrestricted travel.* Minimum of three years' experience in critical and/or acute care setting.* Recommendation from appropriate supervisory personnel.* Current certification in CPR and other population specific advanced certification, such as Advance Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation Program.* Successful completion of the Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) an advanced trauma certification (audit ATLS or completion of TNATC).* Successful completion of the Air Med Inc. Transport Program orientation.* Successful completion and currency of nationally recognized certification of specialty recommended for contract therapists and required for employed therapists within two years of hire date, e.g. NPC, ACCS, etc. Why Choose AirMed? As a leading provider of air medical transportation services, is one of 's (GMR) family of solutions. Our GMR teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services. View the stories on how our employees provide care to the world at . Learn how our are at the core of our services and vital to how we approach care and check out our comprehensive benefit options at .
EEO Statement

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing for individuals with a disability.

Keywords: Global Medical Response, Denver , Flight Respiratory Therapist - AirMed International, Healthcare , Englewood, Colorado

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