Registered Nurse (Inpatient) Life Flight 6, Lehighton

Registered Nurse (Inpatient) Life Flight 6, Lehighton(Job Id 45291)







JOB TITLE: ?Registered Nurse (Inpatient) Life Flight Nurse

LOCATION: Life Flight 6 - Lehighton



WORK TYPE: Full Time



Provides nursing care to Life Flight and Emergency Department patients. Meets the

qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.


Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients from birth to 100+years age range on their assigned clinical area.

Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.

Works under supervision of the Life Flight Program clinical leadership team, Operations Manager, and Medical Director.



Demonstrates good organizational skills and effective communication skills.

Demonstrates excellent clinical nursing skills, knowledge, judgement and leadership in an independent and uncontrolled environment.

Demonstrates ability to be confident, personable, self-motivated, and function with tact and poise in stressful situations.

Demonstrates ability to make rapid and clinically accurate decisions and provide innovation under adverse conditions.



For Registered Nurses with less than five (5) years work experience as an RN, a BSN degree is required or enrollment in a BSN program within 12 months of hire date with BSN degree completed within 4 years of hire date is required.

For Registered Nurses with more than 5 years of work experience as an RN in an acute/inpatient capacity, a BSN degree is not required.

For current Geisinger Registered Nurses who transfer into this position, BSN degree is preferred.

BLS certification preferred and required within 60 days of employment.

ACLS/PALS may be required within 1 year of employment (unit specific).

Duration of on-the-job training to become familiar with job duties varies by individual unit.

Successful completion of Life Flight training program o equivalency required.

BLS, ACLS and PALS certification required. Health Professional certification required. NRP certification or equivalent within six months. Completion of trauma nurse course within six months of assignment required. Certification in CCRN, CEN, CTRN, or CFRN required.

Minimum three years experience as a registered nurse, including minimum two years experience in critical care setting (i.e. ICU, CCU, ED, PICU, NICU, Flight) required. Prehospital care education and experience preferred.



Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Must be in excellent physical and mental health with no physical limitations to working aboard aircraft.

Crew members must be able to wear a program provided flight helmet with NVGs. Crew members do the have option to purchase a program approved alternative helmet that is compatable with GMC's NVGs.


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.



OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.


ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.


We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit?, or connect with us on , , and .


Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. ?We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. ?All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.

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