STARS Career Opportunity
Air Medical Crew - Registered Nurse (0.6 FTE)
Location: Grande Prairie base
Closing Date: Feb 4, 2013
The Registered Nurse reports to the Clinical Operations Manager, and works with a team of highly skilled medical providers specializing in the care of critically ill and injured patients. The Registered Nurse works with a Registered Advanced Care Paramedic, supplemented with the presence of a Transport Physician either in person or on-line, to provide high quality care and service, which includes rapid response assessment, intervention, and safe transport of critically ill or injured patients of all ages from the scene of an accident or during inter-facility transfer. This service is provided seven (7) days per week.
In your current role you are a highly regarded Registered Nurse with a demonstrated patient-centric philosophy who utilizes your above average interpersonal skills to facilitate therapeutic interactions with patients, families and physicians. As a valuable team player, you are a leader and a mentor. Your strong written and verbal communication skills make you proficient with complex patient care records, technical terminology and methodology communication to team members, recruits, trainees and non-medical staff. You have a minimum of three to five (3-5) years of experience working in a critical care environment. You have a valid CPR certificate and currently a Registered Nurse in the Province of Alberta. You have current STARS Advanced Skills Institute (ASI) certifications and quarterly education requirements are in good standing (for internal applicants) or equivalent certifications including ACLS, ITLS/TNATC, and PALS. Instructor status or graduate of the STARS Critical Care and Transport Medicine Academy is considered an asset. Additional requirements are basic to intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office applications supplemented by the ability to utilize database(s). You should live in the Grande Prairie area or be willing to relocate.
We offer a competitive salary based on education and experience, as well as an excellent organization-paid benefit package with a matched RRSP program. More importantly, you will be a key member of the STARS organization and a link in our ability to execute our mission of saving lives safely within the chain of survival.
To explore this opportunity further, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Close date February 4, 2013.
While we thank everyone for their interest, we are only able to contact applicants selected for an interview. You are encouraged to watch for future opportunities by checking www.stars.ca.
The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) is a charitable non-profit organization that provides a safe, rapid, highly specialized emergency medical transport system for critically ill and injured patients.
STARS is a well recognized leader in critical patient care, rapid transportation, and emergency medical training and education. We have a unique model of community, corporate and government support that has led to an exemplary record of excellence in patient care and continuous innovation.
STARS has flown more than 26,000 missions since 1985, and operates from six bases across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, including Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.