Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:
Flight Nurse - UCAN
NNU Union Posting Dates: 1/8/2020 - 1/18/2020
Area: 378910 - UCAN
Shift: Full-Time (1.0) - Flight nurses work 24 hour shifts
Flight Nurse Job Summary:
The UCAN Flight Nurse provides high level patient care to the critically ill, or injured, neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients from the scene of injury, or who require inter-hospital transfer. Maintains the safest possible transport environment for him/herself, the patient, fellow UCAN personnel, and others who may come into contact with UCAN. Provides education regarding UCAN, UCH services, as well as medical/nursing critical care certification courses for both the internal UCH and external referring medical communities.
Flight Nurse Required Qualifications
- Graduate of an NLN accredited School of Nursing
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing or higher
- Current Illinois RN license
- A minimum of five years of professional nursing experience in an adult critical care/emergency setting required
- PICU experience required
- Flight Nurse and/or NICU experience preferred
- BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, TPATC or TNCC, PHTLS required at time of hire, or within 6 months of employment
- CFRN required within one year of hire
- Strong verbal and written communication skills required
Located in historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is an anchor institution in the Southside of Chicago and has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when it first opened to patients. Since then, our growing footprint has allowed us to expand exponentially, providing access to world-class, ground-breaking care to communities all over Illinois and northwest Indiana.
This past December, we opened our doors to the newest, most state-of-the-art adult emergency department in the state of Illinois, followed by the launch of a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center in May. As of this spring, UChicago Medicine received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our team of nurses and interdisciplinary professionals are the best in class and provide the highest level of excellence in patient care. In addition, this year we received our 13th consecutive “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group for hospital safety. We are proud to be recognized amongst an pool of elite hospitals in the nation that consistently receive top ratings by U.S. News & World Report, including three UChicago Medicine specialties -- cancer (#31), gastroenterology & GI surgery (#42) and gynecology (#46) . Twelve Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine have been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine.
Why Join Us?
We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion
Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront, University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs
The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.
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