**This position is offered with a $5000 Employment Bonus for Full-Time employment**
In this position you are eligible for the following additional compensation, as a part of our Production Incentive Program.
Travel Stipend: $20.00 - $50.00 Eligible per shift
Production Stipend: $60.00 - $90.00 Eligible per shift
Production Stipend: $90.00 - $150.00 Eligible per shift
Arizona Ambulance Transport provides the highest level of ambulance transportation in Southern Arizona, providing Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Critical Care Transport (CCT) services 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Our employees are the backbone of our company, providing the highest level of quality, compassion and professionalism expected of health care providers. Our mission of providing exemplary patient care to the communities we serve on moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.
The CCT Nurse is an experienced, highly skilled, motivated, compassionate, and flexible clinician who administers exemplary patient care and provides exceptional leadership while facilitating the transport of critically ill or injured patients.
• Respond to patient care and/or critical care transport unit calls according to program standards.
• Autonomously guide the care of patients and safely get them to their destination utilizing exceptional critical thinking skills and solid clinical and operational knowledge.
• Provide high-quality routine and emergency nursing care of the transported patient in accordance with established protocols, clinical guidelines, and physician orders.
• Demonstrate effective communication skills with all external and internal customers, including (but not limited to) patients and their families, hospital staff, the community, Operations personnel, and CCT administration.
• Accurately complete supply, billing, and data collection forms as required.
• Document all assessment findings, physicians’ transport orders, therapeutic interventions administered, and patient responses per Patient Care Record policies.
• Ensure that equipment is in working order and transport vehicles are clean and fully stocked.
• Maintain knowledge of and remain compliant with all company policies and procedures, codes of safe practice, EMS protocols, and Critical Care Transport standards and guidelines.
• Maintain all required licensure and certifications.
• Attend and participate in all required staff meetings and training.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Minimum 2 years of Critical Care experience (i.e. ICU, CCU, PACU, or ER).
• High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED).
• BSN or Bachelors in healthcare-related field preferred.
• Knowledge of professional nursing practice and theory.
• Ability to assess, plan, organize, implement, and evaluate patient care activities.
• Ability to function independently and prioritize, delegate, and utilize critical thinking skills in a variety of patient care situations.
• Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence.
• Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and medical agencies to provide the highest level of patient care.
• Ability to pass a Physical Ability Test.
• Previous CCT experience preferred.
• Previous EMS experience preferred.
• State Registered Nursing License.
• ACLS, PALS, and BLS Provider Cards.
• State Driver’s License (Driving Record must be in compliance with AMR's Safety & Driving policy – proof required if conditional employment offer is made).
• Professional critical care specialty certification (e.g. CEN, CCRN, CTRN, etc.) preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• May be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
• Occasional extended workdays.
• Long periods of time inside an ambulance.
• May work indoors or outdoors with exposure to weather.
• May work in a poorly lit moving vehicle.
• Exposure to moderate noise levels.
• Lifting, dragging, hoisting, carrying.
• Bending, stooping, squatting, sitting, walking, climbing.
• Seeing, hearing, smelling.
• Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Fatigue, high pressure, exposure to stressful situations.
• Compassion and empathy.
GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS (Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles)
• Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.
• One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.
• Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.
• Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
• Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.
• Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve.
• Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test
• Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times.
• Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of equipment and other objects.
Reports to: CCT Manager
Interrelationships: Operations, Dispatch, EMTs, Paramedics, Nurses, Physicians, Patients
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled