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RN / Registered Nurse / Colorado / Permanent / AirLife Chief Flight Nurse Job

Company: HCA.
Location: Englewood
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

If you have a passionfor Critical Care Transport, the HealthONE AirLife Denver team isyour best choice! Our RNs and Paramedics have the opportunity to work withdiverse patient population, providing cutting-edge critical care to theirpatients across multiple modes of transport. If you enjoy being part of acohesive team and are looking to advance your knowledge and skills, we wouldlove to talk to you about joining our team! AIRLIFE provides unique criticalcare transport services across an extensive and diverse service area. Thisincludes everything from scene responses on remote stretches of highway totransport of patients from rural hospitals to major receiving centers andDenver area transfers of patients going to specialty centers for emergentinterventions. The rapid response and exceptional clinical care provided byAIRLIFE during transport to higher levels of care can significantly improveoutcomes for our patients.
AIRLIFE serves a ten-state region including Colorado, Wyoming,Montana, Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Texas and South Dakota.AirLife serves these areas through the use of rotor and fixed wing aircraft, aswell as ground ambulances and makes safety and efficiency our guidingprinciples on every transport. Air ambulance licensure is maintained inboth Colorado and Wyoming, which are home to our operational and crew bases. Here issome of what you can expect from being an AirLife Chief Flight Nurse:

  • TheChief Flight Nurse (CFN) serves as a leader, clinical resource person, rolemodel, coach and facilitator for staff and department operations for day to dayoperations. The CFN providesclinical management through organizing, coordinating, and monitoring the careprovided across AirLife.
  • Will typically work inthe office M-F in addition to routinely functioning in the role of a transportnurse and is routinely scheduled as such. Will not be scheduled fortransport shifts on weekends or holidays. Functions regularly asadministrator on call.
  • Demonstrates advancedknowledge and skills in critical care transport of patients, and with theClinical Director assures proper adherence and tracking of requirements. TheCFN delegates duties consistent with the scope of practice and function withinthe philosophy and overall plan of care at AirLife
  • Has fundamentalknowledge of licensure and accreditation requirements. Helps assureAirLifes compliance to regulatory agencies to include CAMTS, JCAHO, andlicensure standards in all states AirLife has regular operations. Responsible for the oversight of any necessary state waivers related to ourparamedic practice. Assures proper data collection and reporting relatedto these regulatory standards.
  • Assures compliancewith the DEA and HCA requirements related to controlled substance handling on aday to day basis. Assures compliance with pharmacy audits, teamdocumentation, and appropriate handling of controlled substances. Assuresimmediate reporting of any discrepancies or concerns to the Clinical Director.
  • Assures adherence tostandards for carrying blood products and is responsible for managing the dailyoperations related to this.
  • In coordination withthe AirLife Medical Directors and Clinical Director assures quality patientcare. Supervises the provision of care in accordance with the MedicalDirectors. Works with the educators in the identification and provisionof educational activities for the staff.
  • Directly participatesin interviewing, hiring, promotion and corrective action for any directreports. Actively participates with other leadership in rounding with allteam members and annual evaluations. Involved with the development andoversight of direct reports. Responsible for managing disciplinarymatters in a manner that promotes Just Culture, as well as open and honestreporting.
  • Leads team in clinicalmatters and assists in organizational matters. Leads and oversees delivery ofpatient care. Leads team in such a way as to promote a Just Culture, a sense ofbelonging, team effectiveness, accountability for clinical and personalconduct, low employee turnover, high morale, regularly recognizes staffclinical accomplishments, and encourages growth and development. Is vested inthe mission of the organization and AirLife Denvers role as a leading healthcare provider.
  • As part of thehospitals and programs management team, communicates information to and fromstaff. Maintains a positive communication style, keeps employees informed,listens to staff, investigates and resolves issues. Collaborates withmanagement, physicians, patients, and co-workers to promote effective teamworkand problem-solving. Keeps Clinical Director and Director of BusinessOperations informed of potential issues that may require his or her attention.Regularly reports on the teams activities and actions so leadership staysinformed of work unit status. Initiates communication with others to bepro-active in problem resolution. Is assertive and responsible in developingand maintaining high levels of team performance. LEADERSHIP/PROFESSIONALISM
  • Actively supports the mission of AirLife and HealthONE.
  • Promotes and creates a positive team spirit. Willing to subscribe to AirLife Rules of the Game to include following the AirLife Principles.
  • Actively participates in pillars Safety, Service, Quality, People and Growth.
  • Encouraged to be active in local and national professional organizations.
  • Promotes collegial relationships within AirLife, HealthONE, and outside agencies.MARKETING
  • Maintains a customer service env...

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