Columbia, South Carolina
New Braunfels, Texas
Wills Point, Texas
Current state Registered Nurse Licensure, within state of practice.
Must have completed at least 3 full years of NICU Level III not Level II experience in the last five years.
National Certifications highly encouraged prior to employment, but will be required within one year of employment as a flight nurse i.e., CEN ; CFRN; CCRN; RNC; or CTRN)
Current with the following: BLS; ENPC; NRP; STABLE; PALS.
Basic computer knowledge, data entry and/or word processing.
Must be free of motion sickness or free from a reoccurring history of motion sickness, due to flying in either a plane or helicopter, which may interfere with patient care of a critical patient with limited personnel available.
Height & weight requirement: In order to be eligible for employment, Body Mass Index (BMI) must not exceed 30 and ir the maximum weight for an individual crewmember must not exceed 230 pounds. Body fat percentage and frame size should be taken into consideration. Since a BMI of greater than 25 is considered overweight, it will be recommended that Mercy Flight clinical crewmembers who transport patients have a BMI that falls between 25 to 30 seek dietary counseling, this includes consultation with occupational health. Maximum weight and or BMI is necessary for flight planning purposes to ensure safe operational aircraft performance.
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see Description of Physical Demands.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.