Critical Care Transport - Air/Ground Registered Nurse - Freehold
Atlantic Health (SP)
Required Education: High School
Internal Number: 108830267
Atlantic Health System is seeking a Per Diem Critical Care Air/Ground Transport Nurse for Atlantic Ambulance.
Essential Job Functions:
The Critical Care Transport (Air/Ground) Nurse is responsible for assessing, coordinating, and delivering care during the emergency treatment and critical care transport of patients either from the scene or from one facility to another.
Candidate must adhere to Critical Care Transport (Air/Ground) team value of being Professional:
Customer service focused. Appreciate the high visibility of this position as it relates to sending and receiving facility personnel, Law Enforcement, EMS, and Fire Department personnel, patients, patient's family members, and members of the community.
Represents the Critical Care Transport Team, Atlantic Mobile Health (AMH), and Atlantic Health System (AHS) with the highest level of professionalism.
Works collaboratively with all critical care transport team members, delegates appropriately, and provides feedback to team members.
Anticipates, manages, and resolves problems associated with changing situations in a highly autonomous care environment.
Interacts effectively and efficiently with medical team members, transferring facility, and on-scene healthcare providers.
Completes operational readiness tasks on everyshift, including equipment checks and safety briefs.
Exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and maintains constructive working relationships.
Participates in regular team meetings and calls.
Responsible for compliance and accountability with AHS/AMH policies, including maintaining and providing copies of all certifications to the administration on time.
Serves as an ambassador of AHS/ AMH.
Possesses excellence in documented performance appraisals.
Candidate must adhere to Critical Care Transport (Air/Ground) team value of being Competent:
Attends all required mandatory education, including annual competencies, AMRM, quarterly airway training, new procedure/equipment in-services, and other identified education.
Demonstrates proficiency at annual competencies in job-specific skills such as, but not limited to: ventilator management, both invasive and noninvasive, endotracheal intubation, management of an intra-aortic balloon pump, management of invasive hemodynamic monitoring devices, BabyPod/isolettes, ACLS and PALS management.
Must be able to operate independently and effectively deliver advanced life support interventions appropriately and as necessary. This includes our neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient populations.
Documents accurately and completely all patient assessments and patient care utilizing the appropriate electronic charting program; complete documentation following AMH policy and OEMS regulations around completeness and timing.
Participates in Quality Improvement initiatives as assigned.
Performs continuous evaluation of personal education and the pursuit of relevant continuing education. Possesses superior clinical abilities and judgment -and demonstrates a continual reassessment of work/patient care environment for safety and appropriateness; adapt to those environments.
Candidate must adhere to Critical Care Transport (Air/Ground) team value of being Prompt:
Possesses a strong appreciation for the time-sensitivity of transport requirements. Understands the need to move safely (foremost) and efficiently in all aspects of providing treatment and transport to patients.
Strives to adhere to identified time benchmarks for various phases of treatment and transport cycle.
Is without documented concerns or issues with tardiness or absenteeism.
Demonstrates the ability to work under pressure and through stressful periods within a transport environment.
Candidate must adhere to Critical Care Transport (Air/Ground) team value of being Compassionate:
Treats every patient and their family member with a level of understanding related to their ailment, comfort, and ultimate safety.
Promotes sensitivity to understanding patients' unique circumstances when present.
Works to alleviate patient discomfort and pain when possible.
Promotes a culture of collaboration and accountability to ensure positive patient experiences and improve patient outcomes throughout the community and region.
Is the consummate patient advocate.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Valid driver's license with excellent driving record
CFRN certificaiton preferred; required within one year of hire required
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) preferred; required within six months of hire
5 years full-time Critical Care experience (RN - ICU, ED, CCU)
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.