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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, more than 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network as a Flight Nurse.
Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.
Provides professional nursing care, focusing on the episode of care for complex patients with unpredictable outcomes being transported by air or ground ambulance. This position involves the integration of in-depth pathophysiologic concepts and utilization of knowledge of pharmacology and advanced skills along with critical thinking and independent decision making in order to enhance the care of the critically ill or severely injured patient in the unique environments of air medical and ground transport. Reports to Manager.
Minimum three years critical care experience (ICU or ED). One year of this experience must be in an ICU.
Certification in the following areas: Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) or Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) or Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN)
Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and CPR certification
Paramedic License required
Advance skills: endotracheal intubation, cricothyroidotomy, pericardiocentesis, peripheral and central venous access, introsseous infusion, umbilical venous catheterization and needle thoracotomy.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.