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Ground CCT Nurse - Children\'s One more...
Location:Oakland, CA
Company:REACH Air Medical Services
First posted:September 23, 2016 (last updated 30+ days ago)
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Job Type Full Time State California City Oakland

Company Overview

Thank you for taking the next step in the REACH Air Medical Services hiring process!

Ground CCT Nurses at REACH are Making a Difference EVERY Day! We are currently in search of qualified CCT Nurses to join our team in partnerships with Children\'s Hospital of Oakland and Westmed Ambulance.

Imagine....

  • Having real autonomy both as an individual and as part of a team.
  • Working for a company that continuously helps you improve your skills.
  • Being part of a team that cares about you and supports you.

    The REACH Team of professionals awaits your contribution to excellence.
    Help us Make a Difference!

    Position Summary

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

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • 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 ambulance radios and 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 verbally or in writing.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Current unrestricted RN license in State of California.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of emergency/critical care experience.
    • PICU or NICU and CCT experience desirable.
    • Current AHA or ASHI ACLS, BCLS, PALS and NRP provider verified.
    • CEN and/ or CCRN recommended for entry-level position.
    • National certification in specialty area (C-NPT, CEN, CCRN, or CTRN) required within one (1) year of hire.
    • STABLE and STABLE Cardiac required within six (6) months of hire.

    Additional Qualifications

    • 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 team member.
    • Maintains a positive team attitude with paramedic, respiratory therapist, 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 SOP's.

    Value Based Competencies

    Customer / Patient Focused

    • Anticipates and strives to understand the unique needs of each patient and/or customer.
    • Tailors each interaction to the specific needs of the person and/or situation.
    • Responds quickly and effectively to problems that arise while providing service.

    Communication

    • Demonstrates open, honest and respectful communication.
    • Provides timely, constructive feedback that contributes to others development (each member must demonstrate a commitment to help each other succeed).

    Accountability

    • Takes responsibility for individual and team actions, decisions and results.
    • Measures progress against agreed upon plans and stated goals.

    Continuous Improvement

    • Thinks broadly when seeking new ways to improve performance, processes and services.
    • Seeks out and utilizes best practices. 

    Working Conditions and Physical Environment

    Physical Requirements

    • Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting, and walking.
    • Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting (knuckle height and ankle height).
    • Capable of lifting 200lbs. with assistance
    • Ability to hear routine ambulance and medical equipment noises.
    • Must be able to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit, when required.
    • Requires close and distant visual capability.
    • Periodic hands to key ability (typing).
    • Ability to work within a 24-hour job environment.

    Environmental Conditions
    The CCT Nurse's duties are performed in either indoor or outdoor environments. The CCT Nurse may be exposed to routine office noises, moderate electrical or mechanical hazards and frequent exposure to the transport environment where the CCT Nurse may be exposed to loud aircraft noise, fumes, gases, odors, dust particles and mechanical/electrical and chemical hazards. The CCT Nurse must be present at work site to complete the job.

    Protective Equipment

    • Leather or Nomex boots
    • PPE - latex gloves, goggles, and HEPA mask

    Work Place Conditions: The CCT Nurse is physically based at "crew quarters" for 24 hour shifts and must be prepared at a moment's notice (within 4 minutes) to begin ambulance missions that last from ½ hour to 8 hours in duration. The crew quarters are equipped with kitchen, shower, rest and sleeping facilities.

    Work Schedule: The current standard shift at REACH for crewmembers is 7 rotating 24-hour shifts per every 4 week period. Sometimes a shift may extend past 24 hours. Must be available for one (1) on-call shift in a four (4) week period.

    Reporting Relationship : CCT Nurse reports directly to the Program Manager and indirectly to the Clinical Manager

    Company Offerings

    REACH 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.

    Important Information

    REACH 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 veterans).

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