Vanderbilt LifeFlight

Employment

LifeFlight nurses, paramedics, event medicine and flight communicator staff positions are listed online at the Vanderbilt Human Resources site Jobline.  Search keyword LifeFlight for current positions and job descriptions.

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Flight Nurse/Flight Paramedic


The minimum requirements to become a LifeFlight nurse are:

  • Three years ED/Critical Care experience (ideally at a Level I Trauma Center)
  • Pediatric experience greater than 640 hours if not included in above experience
  • Tennessee or National Registry: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P)
  • Certifications including BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP
  • One of the following: CEN, CCRN and/or CFRN certifications
  • Either a Trauma Nursing Core Course or a Transport Nurse Advanced Trauma Course (TNATC)
  • Strong preference for previous flight experience

The minimum requirements to become a LifeFlight paramedic are:
(flight crew, not ground division)

  • Job requires Graduate of an accredited discipline specific program
  • Three years of experience as a paramedic in an emergency setting (required) however five years is preferred
  • Certifications including BLS, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS or BTLS
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification (NRP) is required
  • Licensed Paramedic in TN and KY or the ability to obtain license in these areas
  • Tennessee Critical Care Paramedic (CCEMT-P) certification required and additionally Flight Paramedic Certification, (FP-C) preferred. FP-C certification is required whithin one year of employment
  • Strong preference for previous flight experience

 

LifeFlight - Flight Coordinator (Emergency Communications)


Performs flight coordination. Provides information and emergency notification to customers. Works with advanced communications systems. Practices continuous professional development and excellent customer service. Practices proactive operational support of the department.

Job requires Graduate of an accredited discipline specific program and 2 years of experience or the equivalent.

You must be a Licensed Emergency Medical Technician
or Paramedic in order to apply for a flight coordinator position.
 


 

Rotor Wing Pilots and Mechanics

 

Rotor wing pilots and mechanics are employed by Air Methods Corporation. Current job openings and requirements are available at www.airmethods.com

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Fixed Wing Pilots and Mechanics

 

All fixed-wing pilots and mechanics are employed by Seven Bar. For openings visit their website.

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