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Seeking Flight Nurses for Iraq or Afghanistan

Posted by on May 3, 2021

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Flight Nurses for Iraq or Afghanistan

Full Time   Secret Clearance   Under Contract Bid

The Flight Nurse will provide medical support during air medical evacuations. The Flight Nurse will provide comprehensive care to patients during evacuations and rescue operations aboard aircrafts, both fixed wing and rotary.

Scope:
The Flight Nurse will provide medical support during air medical evacuations. The Flight Nurse will provide comprehensive care to patients during evacuations and rescue operations aboard aircrafts, both fixed wing and rotary.
The Flight Nurse will be well trained and knowledgeable in wide variety of emergency care procedures operating primarily in a transport environment.
The Flight Nurse will also provide routine and emergent care in a clinic setting as needed.
All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHSi is recognized.

This is a Notional Position contingent upon contract award.

Location – Iraq or Afghanistan

Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program. Associate Degree in nursing accepted, Bachelor of Nursing BSN preferred.
Hold and maintain a current, unrestricted US (State) Nursing License
Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN)
3 years of Flight Nurse or Critical Care experience (1-year minimum as a flight nurse is required)
Hold and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Current Advanced Trauma Certification (i.e. TNCC, TCRN, TCCC, etc…)
Completion of US DOT Air Medical Crew Core Curriculum

Preferred Qualifications:
Current Certification as a Paramedic or previous experience as a Paramedic is preferred.
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) may be considered with applicable experience
Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.
Critical Care Emergency Medicine Transport Program (CCEMTP) or similar Critical Care Course is preferred.
Military experience is preferred but not required.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Stabilize and prepare patient for transport.
Provide proper medical care and treatment during transport.
Diagnose and treat with appropriate techniques (resources and equipment) any medical situation while maintaining the highest standard of patient care according to current Company standards
Maintain accurate and thorough records during transport
Communicate with transferring nurse upon arrival for patient report. Ensure that the patient has been accepted by, the receiving facility and all EMTALA requirements have been met prior to transporting the patient. Provide a complete and concise patient report to the RN or Physician at the receiving facility
Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
Complies with all applicable CHSi standards and guidelines.
Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
Shall demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic word processing programs and the CHSi Medical Management System software.
Other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
Must have a current U.S. Passport.
Requires a corporate background check.
Defense Security Services clearance at a level of Secret is required.
Must sign a Caliburn Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
Shall be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.
Work hours are based on 72 hr. work week 12 hours a day.
Shall be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.

Physical Requirements:
Capable of responding to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.
May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and work in close proximity to moving mechanical parts, aircraft, and vehicles.
Well required to kneel, bend, sit and lift heavy objects for extended periods of time.
Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance with contract requirements Complete and pass a Class III Flying Duty Medical Examination if required.
Will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations and under austere conditions.

Please send resumes to lucy@military-civilian.com with the job title in the subject line.

Caliburn International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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  • Spouse Friendly: No

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