Registered Nurse- Flight Nurse in Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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Registered Nurse- Flight Nurse

Mission MAMA
Asheville, NC, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Registered Nurse   Job ID: 104005
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Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Registered Nurse- Flight Nurse you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At , we offer an array of benefits for PRN colleagues. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Medical Benefits designed to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act
  • Wellbeing Resources
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • HCA Healthcare Hope Fund
  • Disaster Relief Support

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Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Registered Nurse- Flight Nurse where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Role Summary: Provides leadership, which facilitates the delivery of air medical and ground transport care for the comfort and well being of patients. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, and document care and teaching of patients. Performs time critical advanced life support patient care and management.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

Required Educations: Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.

Preferred Education: Master’s in Nursing

Required License/

Certifications: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON.

National Nursing Certification in area of specialty

Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider; ACLS; PALS or PEPP or ENPC; ITLS or PHTLS or TNCC

Must have a valid NC driver’s license or procure one within 30 days of employment (if out-of-state commuter must have valid driver’s license in the documented state of residence) Must have at least two years of satisfactory driving experience and possess ability to meet the established insurance guidelines for Mission Health System.

Preferred License/

Certifications: CFRN, CCRN, CEN, CPRN, North Carolina Paramedic, South Carolina Paramedic, Nationally Registry Paramedic, CCEMT-P, PNCCT.

Certificate: NRP

Required Experience: Minimum FIVE years full time Emergency Room and/or Critical Care.

Preferred Experience: Five years full time Emergency Room AND Critical Care.

Previous supervisory, public speaking and teaching experience.

Working Conditions: The air medical setting provides for a variety of working conditions; from transport of the ill and injured from referral hospital ICU or emergency departments, O.R. suite or other clinical areas, to scene response to the accident site. Often, patient care must be performed outdoors which subjects the flight nurse to various environmental extremes. The flight nurse must be able to perform his/her duties in low light or near dark conditions. The flight nurse must be able to provide care in the unique air medical environment: vibration, changes in G-force, loud noise and changes in altitude. In addition, the flight nurse may be required to walk great distances over uneven terrain to access patients in remote areas, and be able to provide care as a team while carrying a 250 lb. patient back to the aircraft.

OSHA Category: High potential for exposure to blood or body fluids.

Patient Care Group: Critically ill and injured patients of any age group.

Weight: Weight limitations apply per department policy.

Hearing: Must be adequate for normal volume speech.

  • PALS Pediatric Adv Life Supt must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support Instructor (PHTLS)
  • Class C License must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Registered Nurse must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Bachelors Degree
  • PreHospital Trauma Life Support
  • Ped Educ Prehosp Prof must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date

Mission Health, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, is based in Asheville, North Carolina, and is the state’s sixth largest health system. Mission Health is consistently named one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems by IBM Watson Health and is the only health system in North Carolina to achieve this recognition. Mission Health operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Nurse- Flight Nurse opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status


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