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Registered Nurse (RN) - Flight Nurse or Critical Care Flight Nurse - $33-54 per hour

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Memorial Hermann Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Flight Nurse or Critical Care Flight Nurse for a nursing job in Houston, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Flight Nurse or Critical Care Flight Nurse
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days, nights
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.Job SummaryPosition responsible for serving in a leadership role and as a clinical expert in the delivery and management of patient care and is cross-trained to competently care for patients from multiple services/specialties with more complex diagnosis.Job DescriptionMemorial Hermann Life Flight is a CAMTS accredited, critical care, air medical transport service based in Houston, Texas. We serve the community within a 150-mile radius of the Texas Medical Center with helicopters and worldwide using fixed-wing transport.Minimum QualificationsEducation: Graduate of a school of professional nursing; Bachelors of Nursing preferredLicenses/Certification:
    • Current State of Texas license to practice as Registered Professional Nurse
    • Current certifications: BLS, ACLS, PALS required; TNCC or CCRN preferred
    • Required to obtain within 18 months of hire: audit ATLS, obtain CFRN & NRP and State of Texas Department of Health license or certification as a paramedic (EMT-P/LP)Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
      • Minimum three (3) years of experience as a registered nurse in critical care and/or emergency department, preferably in a Level One Trauma Center
      • Preference to intra-system applicants
      • Maintains current state of physical and mental well being
      • Able to lift at least 50 pounds
      • Physically fit to lift, bend, and twist
      • Able perform job responsibilities in confined areas and /or differing environments
      • Standard aircraft seat belts will fit without alterations
      • Able to function in the cabin of an aircraft without physical restrictions
      • Meets weight requirements of less than 240 pounds in uniform
      • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.Principal Accountabilities
        • Delivers appropriate care to patients, at a competent level, according to the RN skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served.
        • Coordinates the planning for the delivery of patient treatment by the multidisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the planning and delivery of care, utilizing existing resources and staff, and setting appropriate priorities; participates in the development of clinical pathways and monitoring of performance outcomes.
        • Directs the healthcare team in attaining positive outcomes, including meeting treatment goals; develops/implements discharge and/or transfer plans.
        • Evaluates the quality of patient care and contributes to the revision of standards of care; assists manager with employee related issues such as performance management and serves as preceptor and charge nurse on the unit, as assigned.
        • Actively participates in Memorial Hermann Life Flight activities when asked: public relations activities, hospital multidisciplinary committees, EMS Conference, EMS monthly CE offerings, Twelve Lead Classes, Airway Training.
        • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
        • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
        • Other duties as assigned.Memorial Hermann Health System Job ID #10276_948256942. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Life Flight Registered NurseAbout Memorial Hermann Health SystemCompany Overview:Charting a better future. A future that's built upon the HEALTH of our community. This is the driving force for Memorial Hermann, redefining health care for the individuals and many diverse populations we serve. Our 6,100 affiliated physicians and 29,000 employees practice the highest standards of safe, evidence-based, quality care to provide a personalized and outcome-oriented experience across our more than 270 care delivery sites. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has an award-winning and nationally acclaimed Accountable Care Organization, 17* hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and serves as the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. For more than 114 years, our focus has been the best interest of our community, contributing more than $411 million annually through school-based health centers and other community benefit programs. Now and for generations to come, the health of our community will be at the center of what we do - charting a better future for all.
          *Memorial Hermann Health System owns and operates 14 hospitals and has joint ventures with three other hospital facilities, including Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony, Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital Kingwood and Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy.
          Our MissionMemorial Hermann Health System is a non-profit, values-driven, community-owned health system dedicated to improving health.
          Our VisionTo create healthier communities, now and for generations to come.
          Our ValuesCommunity: We value diversity and inclusion and commit to being the best healthcare provider, employer and partner.Compassion: We understand our privileged role in people's lives and care for everyone with kindness and respect.Credibility: We conduct ourselves and our business responsibly and prioritize safety, quality and service when making decisions.Courage: We act bravely to innovate and achieve world-class experience and outcomes for patients, consumers, partners and the community.Benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Employee assistance programs
          • 403b retirement plan
          • Health Care FSA
          • Dependent Care FSA
          • School loan reimbursement

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