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Last updated: 2019-07-22
Valid to: 2019-08-19
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Other
United States
Job description


The Sierra Life flight Nurse provides customer oriented high quality patient care, in a safe and efficient manner. In every situation the Flight Nurse does what is right for the patient based on a thorough assessment and implantation of protocols, SOP's and appropriate care.


  • Delivers safe and efficient patient care by providing customer oriented high quality nursing care to each patient throughout the transport process.
  • Utilizes REACH clinical protocols to provide high quality patient care.
  • Performs nursing expanded scope practice policies and procedures to deliver high quality patient care in the transport environment.
  • Monitors, records, and reports to receiving staff, patient condition and response to interventions.
  • Properly utilizes aircraft radios and navigation tools to assist in the safe and efficient transport of the patient.
  • Represents REACH in public relation and safety in-services to improve awareness and safety.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, either orally or in writing.



  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current unrestricted RN license in State of practice.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of emergency/critical care experience (>1 year of adult ICU preferred).
  • PICU, NICU and CCT experience desirable.
  • Current AHA ACLS, BCLS and PALS provider verified, and NRP verified.
  • CEN, CCRN, CFRN and MICN recommended for entry-level position.
  • National certification in specialty area required within three (3) years of hire.
  • BTLS, ITLS, PHTLS, TNCC or TNATC required within six (6) months.


  • This flight program requires dual licensure in the California and Nevada. Current unrestricted (RN or EMT-P) license in California required pre-hire, with ability to obtain (RN or EMT-P) License in state of Nevada within 30 days of start.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate professionally, effectively and persuasively.
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure, works efficiently and accurately with frequent interruptions, and set and reset multiple priorities.
  • Remains cognizant of local EMS county protocols and requirements.
  • Presents a professional image as a REACH flight team member.
  • Maintains a positive team attitude with paramedic, respiratory therapist, pilot, mechanic, and communication specialist by working cohesively.
  • Works independently and tolerates high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with co-workers.
  • Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation SOP's.

Additional Information

Sierra Life-Flight, a REACH Medical Holdings company offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. We also offer a flexible paid-time-off program and voluntary supplemental life insurance packages.

REACH Medical Holdings is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veteran


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