Flight Nurse & Base Manager

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JOB DESCRIPTION

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A global Medical Consultancy company which provides Air Ambulance / aeromedical services is looking for Flight Nurses & Base Managers to join their team in Malta. They currently operate three medical air bases out of Malta, Algeria and Angola and provide a fast, reliable medevac service internationally. The flight nurse is an integral part of the air ambulance service and is to participate in active air ambulance missions by participating on the medical crew roster for the service. When not performing air ambulance duties you will perform duties related to the proper functioning and maintaining of the medical equipment, consumables, and medicines. We are looking for registered Nurses with at least 5 years post qualified experience, also emergency, trauma or intensive care experience. Ideally you will be PHTLS, ACLS, PALS Airway Management and Aeromedical (can be provided if not current). If you are highly skilled and looking for an exciting role, then we look forward to receiving your CV for these Malta based Flight Nurses & Base Manager roles.
 
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Flight Nurse
  • Participate in active air ambulance missions as part of the flight medical crew and the Air Ambulance Roster.
  • Be responsible for the general operational and administrative aspects of the Air Ambulance Programme.
  • The flight nurse can be asked to relocate to other flight bases for very short defined missions.
  • Participate in the Quality Assurance program for the air ambulance service, including real time clinical patient record reviews, feedback and incident reporting systems, as well as ensuring compliance with all Air Ambulance and other certification requirements.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with the Company’s medical transport standards, within the air ambulance program.
  • Together with the Lead Medical Doctor, be responsible for all accreditation requirements and submissions to maintain accreditation through this body or any other accreditation sought by the air ambulance service.
  • Develop procedures and protocols for the air ambulance service in conjunction with the Lead Medical Doctor, in accordance with the Company’s Air Ambulance Standards.
  • Comply to the Company’s Air Ambulance (MIAA) Continuous Professional Development (CPD/CME) and instructional programs.
  • Restock and reconditioning of flight bags after your mission ready for the next mission
  • Complete the required flight administrative processes.
  • Actively participate in relevant drill and scenarios of MIAA
Base Manager
  • Ensure there is an effective stock control system in place at the base and monthly stock takes are performed.
  • Maintenance of any required reporting and checklist systems.
  • Maintenance of all Air Ambulance equipment as per the manufacturer’s guidelines and recording of the maintenance schedule.
  • Manage any incidents relating to equipment failure, by trouble shooting and timeously ensuring immediate repair of item if needed and completing the relevant incident reports.
  • Organize and manage the monthly flight service meeting
  • Monitor the use and record keeping of the controlled substances in compliance with the Republic of Malta Substances Control Act.
  • Implement and maintain a stock control program to ensure the ordering of appropriate disposables and medication stock levels.
  • Follow procurement of stock and consumables.
  • Record and manage medication fridge temperatures, including fridge drug boxes.
  • Maintenance and collation of the linen and equipment sterilisation services.
  • Monitor and ensure adequate supply of oxygen.
  • Implement the infection control program, including management of hazardous waste.
  • Regular surface swabs of aircraft and equipment, monitoring of results and recording deviances.
  • After hours on call functions, including call-out or telephonic support of Air Ambulance either pre- or post-mission as required.
CANDIDATE PROFILE
  • Diploma in Nursing - Registered Nurse essential
  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduation working experience.
  • Emergency Department / Trauma / Intensive Care experience
  • PHTLS, ACLS, PALS, Airway Management and Aeromedical (can be provided if not current).
  • Advanced office skills
  • Shift based work - Must be able to work shifts on weekends, holidays, and nights
  • Arabic, French, Portuguese or Spanish languages advantageous
COMPANY BENEFITS
  • Exciting opportunity
  • Excellent salary
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
 
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Laura Constantinou, laura@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +356 2778 0664 for further information.

 

Job Summary
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    30 November 2021
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    Permanent
  • 1993
  • laura@grsrecruitment.com