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Flight Nurse at Global Medical Response in Decatur, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Flight Nurse

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Job Description

We invite you to join a team of highly skilled emergency medical experts, pilots and mechanics!

Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.

With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.

The Nurse provides direct patient care and employee medical services in accordance with applicable state EMS protocols and/or medical direction. Additionally, the Nurse assists with coverage of open nurse support/services as needed with their assigned GMR area. The Nurse will also provide direct patient care in accordance with company protocols and/or online medical direction. Assists with the coverage of open shifts as needed in the assigned area.


    Responsible for completion/submission of electronic patient care records, daily base checks and narcotics inventory control.
  • Provides pre-hospital and intra-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation.

  • Maintains competency, knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences.

  • Maintains documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, safety and advanced procedures in the Employee Education Manual.

  • Knowledgeable in the use and routine maintenance of all equipment and supplies used by emergency programs.

  • Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals and the public sectors.

  • Responsible for filling open or vacant shifts within assigned area as deemed appropriate by the Regional Director.

  • Participates regularly in departmental activities, projects and EMS committees.

  • Attends and participates in meetings according to established guidelines.

  • Undertakes and maintains projects as assigned.

  • Acts as a mentor and/or participates in the orientation of new employees.

  • Participates in continuing education programs.

  • Will instruct classes as directed by the CES Manager.

Experience/Education/Licensing/Certification: Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in an emergency or critical care setting required. Education:

  • Current RN licensure within the United States served by the assigned business unit area required.

  • EMT Certification in state(s) where required.

  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP required. Will be required to obtain trauma certification within 6 months of hire.

  • Advanced Certification (CEN, CCRN, CFRN) preferred, required within 12 months from the date of hire.

  • Instructor certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS/PEPP, ITLS/PHTLS preferred.


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret health and flight-related journals, hospital reports and job specific legal documentation.

  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to patient care.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Ability to multitask and perform effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Exhibits professionalism, is ethical and able to maintain confidentiality.

  • Well-organized, analytical and self-directed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to relate to and interact with people at all levels of the organization.

  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:

  • Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.

  • One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.

  • Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.

  • Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.

  • Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.

  • Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve.

Reports to: Nurse Lead/CES Manager
Interrelationships: Operations/Operations Management
If your passion is helping to build a better tomorrow in the EMS community, apply today!

EEO Statement

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

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