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EMS Registered Nurse

Position Summary

Provides advanced life support to patients who are ill and/or injured. Transports and transfers patients and assesses the extent of an illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedure to follow in accordance with established protocols.

This position has contact with the staff of base hospitals and outlying hospitals; with physicians, public service agencies (fire, police, highway patrol) and ground ambulance personnel; patients and their families; and with various service groups for public relations and educational purposes.

Within this general framework, this position is accountable for the following functions:

  • Ultimately responsible for all aspects of patient care from the time of patient contact until transfer of care.
  • Provide consistent, high quality prehospital care as outlined by the REMSA Standard of Care, Protocols, and accepted local and national treatment doctrines.
  • Drives and operates ambulances and other company vehicles safely, in accordance with established emergency driving guidelines.
  • Provide an exemplary, safe, professional demeanor at all times.
  • Acts as a catalyst for absolute integrity, confidentiality, and competency with patients, their families, the public, other agencies, coworkers, and REMSA management.
  • Maintain currency of all required certifications and licenses.
  • Follows all applicable State and Federal regulations in the performance of their duties, including NRS 632.120.
  • Provide feedback to management for improvement of working conditions, patient care, and system performance.
  • Responsible for timely, legible, highly accurate recordkeeping.
  • Assumes the role as educator for the public, students, and coworkers.
  • Cooperates with other members of the REMSA team, including management and co-workers.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/ Experience Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Registered nursing license in Nevada.
  • EMS – RN Certification or the ability to obtain one prior to clinical duty is required.
  • A minimum of Two (2) years emergency patient care experience.
  • Some prior EMS experience preferred.
  • Current AHA BLS Provider required.
  • Current AHA ACLS Provider required.
  • Current AHA PALS Provider required.
  • Current ITLS or equivalent or the ability to obtain one upon hire is required.
  • Valid Nevada or California Driver’s license required with a clean driving record.
  • Must possess excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Maintains a positive working attitude and professional demeanor.
  • Self-starter requiring little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to change and able to function in a team based management structure.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
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