The Critical Care Transport Nurse II is primarily responsible for providing nursing care to patients during inter-facility and emergency transports in accordance with JeffSTAT's predetermined treatment protocols. The Critical Care Transport Nurse II acts as an ambassador of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH), as he or she is often the first member of the Jefferson healthcare delivery team with whom the patient and their family will have contact.
1.) Three to five (3-5) years of previous experience in a ground or air critical care transport program or a hospital intensive care unit (ICU/CCU). The Critical Care Transport Nurse II shall be experienced and proficient in performing advanced life support skills such as intubation, IV insertion, medication administration, EKG interpretation, and chest decompression, NG/OG tube insertion, and chest tube maintenance.
2.) Current medical command in good standing with the Philadelphia EMS Office or another region in Pennsylvania or New Jersey
Educational / Training Requirements
Degree/Diploma Obtained Program of Study Required/Preferred
Associates Nursing Required OR College Diploma Nursing Required
Additional Training Requirements
- Associate Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing from an accredited NLN nursing school
- Current unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of PA, NJ, and DE
- Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse (PHRN) Pennsylvania
- Paramedic (EMT-P) Pennsylvania
- Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
- State driver's license free of chargeable offenses
Conditions of Employment
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Conditions of Employment
Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.