Flight Transport Nurse – DHART
(Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team)
Working at the direction of the DHART Program Director and Chief Flight Nurse, you will utilize your clinical skills to assess, plan, implement treatment and evaluate the care of critically ill and injured patients of all ages within the ground ambulance, aircraft or in the hospital setting. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team provides both ground and air medical transportation services to the medical communities of Northern New England. In addition, DHART flight crews respond to public safety agency requests for medical evacuation of trauma patients from scenes of injury, and will transport to the closest Trauma Center in the region's five states. Our team consists of Communications Specialists, Flight Nurses, Flight Paramedics, Respiratory Care Practitioners, EMTs, Pilots, and Airframe and Power plant Mechanics.
Candidates must have the following education and experience:
•Registered Nurse currently eligible for unrestricted licensure in the State of NH.
•Minimum of 3 years full-time Critical Care Nursing experience.
•Current certification in BLS, ACLS, and PALS.
•Excellent communication skills.
•Ability to work collaboratively as member of a multi-disciplinary team.
•Must be capable of meeting DHART mandatory physical requirements as verified by the DHMC Occupational Medicine Service during a pre-employment screening physical examination, and then yearly as required. Must meet crew weight standard (100kg or less, transport ready, in uniform).
Additional preferred qualifications/experience:
•Previous critical care transport experience
•Public speaking experience
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Requirements within the first 18 months of hire:
•Successful completion of DHART Clinical orientation program prior to being assigned as a team member.
•Within 3 months of hire, obtain and maintain New Hampshire and Vermont EMT-B licensure.
•Within 6 months of hire, obtains and maintains current certification in: a trauma course (PHTLS, TNATC, ATLS).
•Within 18 months of hire, obtain and maintain CFRN certification.