• Flight Nurse - Rotating

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/6/2018 8:10 PM)
    Job ID
    Benefits Eligible
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    NNU National Nurses United
    Union Bid Open Date
    Union Bid End Date
  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

    Flight Nurse


    Area: 378910 - UCAN
    Shift: (1.0) - Flight nurses work 24 hour and 12 hour shifts.


    Job Summary:

    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. 

    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

    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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