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What is a CCT Nurse

Job Description


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Critical Care Transport Nurse performs basic life support, advance life support and critical care nursing.  The CCT Transport Nurse provides direct patient care to the ill and injured during the transport and the local EMS transport and treatment protocols.  The CCT Transport Nurse functions under standing orders of the physician or the medical director.  The CCT Transport Nurse performs assessments, treats, and monitors patients during inter-facility transports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for adapting to the changing nature of healthcare, customer’s expectations,  adapting to new delivery protocols, interaction with the medical centers, hospitals, and physicians and other service providers and other ancillary EMS agencies, and new ways of communicating, documenting and reportin.

Operational

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Clinical skills
  • Procedure and protocol adherence and compliance
  • Chute time, turnaround time
  • Documentation compliance
  • Teamwork
  • Self-development and assisting in development of others
  • Certification maintenance
  • Protection and maintenance of company equipment
  • Transport percentage
  • Run system calls as required

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test
  • Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times.
  • Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of equipment and other objects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current registration as an RN
  • Minimum 5 years Emergency Department/Critical Care Experiences
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Current CPR certification
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Driving record in compliance with AMR policy regarding insurability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current critical care inter-facility transfer experience; CEN, CCRN, TNCC or ENC Certification; BTLS/PHTLS