Critical Care Flight Nurse

  • Military-Civilian
  • Afghanistan
  • Jan 25, 2019
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Job Title: Critical Care Flight Nurse - Afghanistan
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Afghanistan
Education: 2 Year Degree

Job Description
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. Flight Nurse will be well trained and knowledgeable in wide variety of emergency care procedures operating primarily in a transport environment. 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.

LOCATION: Afghanistan

**This is a Notional Position. Contingent on contract award**

Job Requirements
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.

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 CHSi 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.