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Join Our Team

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of our team. We are always glad to hear from highly qualified and motivated people who are interested in employment with Life Flight Network. Life Flight Network offers a robust total compensation package including competitive, above industry standard salaries and exceptional benefits package including:

• Medical (Company pays for employee 100%)
• Dental (Company pays for employee 100%)
• Vision (Company pays for employee 100%)
• Life/AD&D (Company pays for employee 100%)
• Short & Long Term Disability (Company pays for employee 100%)
• Long Term Care, Flexible Spending (Company pays for employee 100%)
• 401k – with automatic employer contribution
• Tenure Bonuses
• Adoption Assistance
• Paid Parental Time Off
• Pet Insurance
• Bereavement Leave (including pets)
• Tuition/Training Reimbursement
• Paid Volunteer Time
• Employee Recognition Awards
• A generous paid time off plan starting at 4 weeks a year for full-time employees
• Wellness Reimbursement Program
• Life Flight Network Membership
• Dog-friendly work environment

To view additional details on our benefits click here  Employee Benefits Summary 2019

Life Flight Network is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, genetic information, childbirth and related medical conditions or occurrences, age, and physical or mental disability.

To submit an application for a job opening, please see our online employment application form.

Current Openings

Assistant Chief Pilot - Fixed Wing — Boise, ID

JOB SUMMARY:

The Assistant Chief Pilot – Fixed Wing is responsible for ensuring all Life Flight Network (LFN) aviation activities are in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration Regulations and in compliance with LFN’s operation specifications and operations manual. The Assistant Chief Pilot – Fixed Wing is the liaison between the Chief Pilot and the line pilots for federal regulation compliance and all aviation technical matters. The Assistant Chief Pilot – Fixed Wing is required to work operational shifts as required. Will be required to drive personal or company vehicles whenever and wherever business needs necessitate.

This position is subject to the Crew Safe Weight Policy. In the event an Assistant Chief Pilot – Fixed Wing exceeds the weight limit, they will be allowed to assume all administrative responsibilities while not on flight status. All other requirements of the Crew Safe Weight Policy apply to this position.

*This position may be eligible for a sign on bonus of $10,000.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Meets the requirements of FAR part 119.71 and part 135 to hold the Chief Pilot position on an FAA Air Carrier Certificate.
• Requires one year of management experience in an EMS transport service or equivalent management experience.
• Three years of experience as a part 135 pilot in command at a Emergency Medical Service (EMS) program required.
• High School diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation or related field preferred.
• Minimum of 6 years’ experience as a professional pilot.
• Must hold a FAA Airline Transport Pilot certificate.
• 2500 hours PIC time.
• 1000 hours in an aircraft with retractable gear.
• 500 hours in a turbo prop aircraft.
• 150 hours instrument time.
• 200 hours of unaided night time experience.
• 25 hours operating a PC-12 and successful completion of ground and flight school within last 12 months.
• Maintains credentials to be a Check Airman.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Excellent grammar; verbal and written communication, and customer service skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization.
• Able to take initiative, creating, implementing and improving procedures and programs.
• Must hold a valid driver’s license, have access to an automobile in good repair, be able to provide proof of auto insurance, meet LFN’s Driver’s Policy requirements and able to travel whenever or wherever business needs necessitate.

Jet Pilot — Aurora, OR

The Multi-engine Turbo-jet Pilot  PIC is responsible for safely operating  jet aircraft to facilitate the transport of critically ill and/or injured patients both domestically and internationally. The Multi-engine Turbo-jet Pilot - PIC will possess strong leadership skills, crew resource management skills, and the ability to communicate with a variety of people, one-on-one and in large groups, sometimes in highly stressful situations.

Starting salary for this position is $87,447 and up, depending on experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation or related field preferred
  • Must hold a FAA Multi engine Airline Transport Pilot certificate
  • 3500 Total time fixed-wing
  • 2500 hours PIC time Airplane
  • 2500 Jet /Turbine combined hours
  • 500hrs multi-engine
  • 250 hours instrument time
  • 250 hours of unaided night time experience
  • CJ4 type rating preferred
  • Recent air medical transportation experience preferred
  • Current FAA First class flight physical
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and written
  • Customer service skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization
  • Travel by personal or company vehicle throughout LFN’s service area is required. Must hold a valid driver’s license, an automobile in good repair and be able to provide proof of auto insurance

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Perform pre-flight and post-flight inspections
  • Safely plan flights; load passengers (including patients), baggage and cargo; and analyze weather conditions.
  • Maintain logs and records, as required, prepare written reports
  • Clean aircraft, unit quarters and hangar
  • Operate internationally
Fixed Wing Pilot — Port Angeles, WA / Moses Lake, WA / Richland, WA

The Fixed Wing Pilot is responsible for safely operating Pilatus aircraft to facilitate the transport of critically ill and/or injured patients. The Fixed Wing Pilot will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of people, one-on-one and in large groups, sometimes in highly stressful situations. All Pilots will be required to attend Flight Safety Training and will sign a Training and Tuition Agreement form.

Starting salary for this position is $79,497 and up, depending on experience.

Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation or related field preferred
  • FAA Airline Transport Pilot certificate preferred, but not required, must obtain within first year of employment, training provided
  • 1000 hours PIC time Airplane
  • 1000 hours in an aircraft with retractable gear
  • 500 Turbine hours
  • 500 hours in a turbo prop aircraft
  • 250 hours instrument time
  • 250 hours of unaided night time experience
  • 25 hours operating a PC-12 and successful completion of ground and flight school within last 12 months preferred
  • Recent air medical transportation experience preferred
  • Current FAA First class flight physical
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and written
  • Customer service skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization
Fixed Wing Aviation Compliance Evaluator — Aurora, OR

The Life Flight Network Aviation Compliance Evaluator provides instructional services to ensure company pilots are trained to deliver customer oriented, high quality air medical transport services in a safe and efficient manner. The pilot is expected to act as a proactive and integral team player, both in flight, and during ground operations, utilizing communication and technical skills which will strengthen the company goal of being held in highest regard within the HAA industry.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three years of experience as a Part 135 Pilot in Command in the Air Medical industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management, a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Able to take initiative to create, implement and improve procedures and policies.
  • Travel by personal or company vehicle throughout LFN’s service area, a valid driver’s license, automobile in good repair and proof of auto insurance is required.
  • Current Certified Flight Instructor Certification (CFII) preferred.
  • Airline Transport Pilot Certification (ATP) preferred.
  • 3000 hours of fixed wing experience as Pilot in Command.
  • 2000 hours of turbine engine time.
  • 250 hours of unaided night-time experience
  • Minimum 300 hours Simulated / Actual instrument time required.

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Complete training, evaluation and required documentation in accordance with LFN GOM and FAR in prescribed timeframe.
  • Maintain current Check Airman credentials.
  • Ensure Pilots are familiar with all FAA requirements and policies.
  • Evaluates Pilots on policies and procedures and ensure training is up to date and compliant.
  • Provides regulatory direction to Pilots.
  • Supports the Safety and Risk Management Agreement and actively advocates LFN’s safety culture. LFN values Integrity above loyalty. Do the right thing every time, even when you think no one is looking.  SILENCE IS NOT AN OPTION.
Rotor Wing Pilot — Region 3 Float / Richland, WA / Port Angeles, WA

The Rotor Wing Pilot is responsible for professionally and safely operating aircraft for Life Flight Network to facilitate care of critically ill and/or injured patients. The Rotor Wing Pilot will possess strong aviation skills, a keen sense of safety, superior customer service skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of people, one-on-one and in large groups, sometimes in highly stressful situations.

Starting salary for this position is $79,497 and up, depending on experience.

Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1500 hours total time as pilot in command
  • Minimum of 2000 hours R/W time required
  • Minimum 50 hours Simulated / Actual instrument time required
  • Minimum 100 hours of unaided night time required
  • Minimum 1000 R/W Turbine hours required
  • Pilots with air medical transportation experience are preferred
  • Pilots with NVG experience are preferred
  • Mountain experience is preferred. Experience evaluated on a case-by-case basis
  • Must hold a FAA Commercial Helicopter Certificate with Instrument Helicopter Rating
  • Airline Transport Pilot certificate (ATP) preferred
  • Must have and maintain a FAA second class flight physical
  • Performs pre- and post-flight inspections. Plans flights, assists in loading of passengers, baggage and cargo, and analyzes weather conditions
  • Maintains logs and records, as required, and prepares written reports
  • Operates aircraft tug, tractor, and/or ground handling equipment
  • Agusta 119 / 109 experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent grammar; verbal and written communication, and customer service skills
  • Travel by personal or company vehicle throughout Life Flight Network's service area is required
Hangar Mechanic — Aurora, OR

JOB SUMMARY:

The Hangar Mechanic provides onsite maintenance support for Life Flight Network (LFN) aircraft including management of inventory, planning and scheduling aircraft maintenance, maintenance of the base library and LFN owned ground support equipment. This position is also responsible for aviation maintenance including assisting in planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining services for LFN in compliance with LFN’s FAA Part 135 air carrier certificate.

Starting salary for this position is $63,107 and up, depending on experience.

Qualifications:

  •  Completion of two years of an Aviation Science trade or vocational school, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three years as Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
  • Airframe and Powerplant Certification
  • Inspection Authorization Certification preferred
  • Responsible for having thorough knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Three years of FAR 135 turbine fixed wing/rotorcraft maintenance experience preferred
  • Three years’ experience working for an EMS aviation program preferred
  • Maintenance experience on AW119 desirable
  • Maintenance experience on PC12 desirable
  • Sheet metal/composites experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Analytical abilities sufficient to handle complex technical and administrative issues
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers
  • Strong work ethic with team-oriented approach
  • Must pass background check and pre-employment DOT drug test
  • Ability to work overtime, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively at  all levels within the organization
  • Able to take initiative to create, implement and improve procedures
  • Travel by personal or company vehicle throughout LFN’s service area is required. Some travel will require overnight stays. Must possess a valid Driver’s license and automobile in good repair. Must provide proof of auto insurance and meet Driver’s Policy requirements

General Accountabilities and Essential Functions:

  • Inspect and repair aircraft parts, components, and systems
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on aircraft, aircraft systems and parts for base operations
  • Perform inspections of completed work, aircraft systems, and parts based on aircraft schedule
  • Update and maintain maintenance manuals, service bulletins, parts books and regulatory updates, and other technical directives
  • Coordinate ordering, shipping, receiving of parts, supplies, tools, and warranty claims parts
  • Clean and maintain interior and exterior of aircraft
  • Coordinate aircraft maintenance schedules with assistance from the Lead Aircraft Mechanic
  • Maintain upkeep of work area, materials and tools
  • Prepare and maintain documentation related to work activities in accordance with regulations and company policy
  • Ensure all maintenance is accomplished and documented correctly
  • Analyze and troubleshoot technical/inspection issues, providing guidance and resolution of problems
  • Apply mathematical and analytical skills to duties
  • Awareness and support of LFN goals through participation in continuous quality management
  • Additional duties as assigned, include maintaining the hangar and shop area and ensuring it is clean and orderly, assisting in aircraft reconfigurations, keeping the exterior of the aircraft clean and assisting the Maintenance Shop Manager as needed.

Travel by personal or company vehicle throughout LFN’s service area is required. Must possess a valid Driver’s license and automobile in good repair. Must provide proof of auto insurance and meet Driver’s Policy requirements

Aircraft Mechanic II — Port Angeles, WA / Richland, WA / Coupeville, WA / Moses Lake, WA

JOB SUMMARY:

The Rotor Wing Mechanic provides onsite maintenance support for Life Flight Network (LFN) aircraft including management of base inventory, planning and scheduling aircraft maintenance, maintenance of the base library and LFN owned ground support equipment. This position is also responsible for aviation maintenance including assisting in planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining services for LFN in compliance with LFN’s FAA Part 135 air carrier certificate.

Starting salary for this position is $63,107 and up, depending on experience.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of two years of an Aviation Science trade or vocational school, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three years as Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic required, Five years preferred
  • Airframe and Powerplant Certification
  • Inspection Authorization Certification preferred
  • Responsible for having a thorough knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Three years of FAR 135 turbine rotorcraft maintenance experience
  • Three years’ experience working for an EMS helicopter program preferred
  • Maintenance experience on AW119 desirable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Analytical abilities sufficient to handle complex technical and administrative issues
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers
  • Strong work ethic with team-oriented approach
  • Must pass background check and pre-employment DOT drug test
  • Ability to work overtime, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization
  • Able to take initiative, creating, implementing and improving procedures

General Accountabilities and Essential Functions:

  • Inspect and repair aircraft parts, components, and systems.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on aircraft, aircraft systems and parts for base operations
  • Perform inspections of completed work, aircraft systems, and parts based on aircraft schedule
  • Update and maintain maintenance manuals, service bulletins, parts books and regulatory updates, and other technical directives
  • Coordinate ordering, shipping, receiving of parts, supplies, tools, and warranty claims parts
  • Clean and maintain interior and exterior of aircraft
  • Coordinate aircraft maintenance schedules with assistance from the Maintenance Manager
  • Maintain upkeep of work area, materials and tools
  • Prepare and maintain documentation related to work activities in accordance with regulations and company policy
  • Ensure all maintenance is accomplished and documented correctly
  • Analyze and troubleshoot technical/inspection issues, providing guidance and resolution of problems
  • Apply mathematical and analytical skills to duties
  • Awareness and support of LFN goals through participation in continuous quality management
  • Perform other duties as required

 

Qualifications
  • Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certification
Director of Clinical Operations — Richland, WA / Dallesport / Lewiston, ID

JOB SUMMARY:   The Director of Clinical Operations (DCO) provides overall clinical leadership for LFN and is responsible for ensuring policies, protocols, service levels, and quality meet and exceed established clinical standards. This includes the creation, innovation, evaluation, development and implementation of structures to achieve clinical excellence. This position will collaborate and facilitate communication and translation of business, regulatory and technology requirements regarding all clinical facets among all departments. The DCO reports to the Chief Clinical Officer and performs Flight Nurse or Flight Paramedic duties.  The current DCO opening would be responsible for the LFN bases located in Richland and Kennewick, Washington, and Lewiston, Idaho.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s degree in a healthcare or management related field is strongly preferred, Bachelor’s degree required. May substitute direct years of experience in similar position for educational years.
  • Current instructor status in BLS, ACLS, PALS and PHTLS preferred
  • Meets qualifications of Flight Nurse or Flight Paramedic and maintains current applicable state RN or EMT-P credentials.
  • Minimum 5 years clinical education management experience in air medical or emergency medical services
  • Knowledge of local, regional, and national healthcare dynamics and regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated passion, commitment, and ability to safely promote LFN’s mission and values
  • An ability to achieve clinical customer service excellence
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal communication with colleagues, patients, families, customers, and the community
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license, an automobile in good repair, be able to provide proof of auto insurance and able to travel by personal or company vehicle throughout LFN’s service area
  • All Clinical employees will be required to attend additional training and will sign a Training and Tuition Agreement form
Clinical Education Manager — Richland, WA / La Grande, OR / Dallesport / Pendleton, OR

The Clinical Education Manager is accountable for development, implementation and oversight of continuing education for clinical employees ensuring required competencies are adhered to. The Clinical Education Manager is responsible for making sure clinical policies and protocols align with CAMTS standards and applicable state regulations. In addition, this position coordinates in-house education events and maintains proficiency in the role of Flight Nurse or Flight Paramedic.

 

Qualifications
  • Two years of Flight Nurse or Paramedic experience.
  • Current or eligible for professional licensure in Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Washington State.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Paramedicine strongly preferred.
  • Two years of previous pre-hospital clinical education experience preferred.
  • Current BLS / ACLS / PALS provider – instructor status must be obtained within six months of hire.
  • Knowledge of local, regional, and national healthcare dynamics and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be knowledgeable in related computer programs (MS Office, Word and Excel).
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license, an automobile in good repair, be able to provide proof of auto insurance and able to travel by personal or company vehicle throughout LFN’s service area.
  • Updates education records after each in service clinical meeting and quarterly
  • Reviews all transports involving advanced procedures and/or any chart referred for additional follow up
  • Implements and oversees orientation of all new clinical crew members
  • All Clinical employees will be required to attend additional training and will sign a Training and Tuition Agreement form
Flight Nurse — Moses Lake, WA / Brewster, WA

The Flight Nurse is responsible for working with the Flight Paramedic in the delivery of advanced critical care to patients of the Life Flight Network. The Flight Nurse assumes and is ultimately responsible for all direct patient care in accordance to the guidelines and protocols of Life Flight Network.

Starting salary for this position can range from $74,954 - $102,860, depending on schedule. Salary to increase based on experience.  

Qualifications
  • Minimum of three (3) years of ICU/ED/Trauma experience within the last ten (10) years.
  • Previous flight experience preferred.
  • Flight experience can be substituted year for year for the ICU/ED/Trauma requirement.
  • Current licensure and/or certification as listed below:
    • RN license as appropriate to assigned location
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
    • Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC) or Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum (TNCC)
    • Must have successfully completed the TPATC course prior to assuming independent duties; thereafter either TPATC or TNCC (or equivalent) must be current
    • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) or Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) until certified as a Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN)
  • Must obtain certification as a CFRN within one year of hire
  • Completion of Department of Transportation Air Medical Curriculum within six months of hire
  • Complies with weight restrictions (maximum 250 pounds fully outfitted to perform the job)
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate and work with a variety of people one-on-one and in large groups, often in highly stressful situations
  • Ability to work varied shifts and cover fixed wing call shifts
  • All Clinical employees will be required to attend additional training and will sign a Training and Tuition Agreement form
Flight Paramedic — Coupeville, WA

The Flight Paramedic is responsible for working with the Flight Nurse in the delivery of advanced critical care to patients of Life Flight Network. The Flight Paramedic renders patient care in accordance to the guidelines and protocols of Life Flight Network.

Starting salary for this position can range from $54,531- $74,846, depending on schedule. Salary to increase based on experience.

Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum three (3) years experience as an EMT-Paramedic, preferably in a large metropolitan area
  • Current licensure and/or certification as listed below:
    • Paramedic certification as appropriate to assigned location
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Completion of Department of Transportation Air Medical Curriculum within six months of hire date
  • Complies with weight restrictions (maximum 250 pounds fully outfitted to perform the job)
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate and work with a variety of people one-on-one and in large groups, often in highly stressful situations
  • Ability to work varied shifts and cover fixed wing call shifts
  • All Clinical employees will be required to attend additional training and will sign a Training and Tuition Agreement form
Communications Specialist — Boise, ID

The Communications Specialist is responsible for receiving, coordinating and following through to conclusion all requests for assistance involving Life Flight Network by using established protocols and procedures, always keeping in mind the importance of exemplary customer service. The Communications Specialist will be responsible for succinctly and professionally communicating with sending and receiving facilities and their transfer centers (if applicable), Life Flight Network medical staff, 911 centers and other members of the EMS community.

Starting salary for this position is $46,092 and up, depending on experience.

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • NAACS certificate required within 1 year from date of hire
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Previous air medical dispatch experience strongly preferred
  • Two years' experience in police, fire or medical emergency dispatch preferred
  • Two way radio proficiency
  • Skilled in multi-line phone systems
  • Ability to respond quickly and prioritize duties in a rapidly changing environment while maintaining a professional demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills primarily via e-mail and phone
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office and general computer skills
  • Emergency medical technician a plus
Parts Manager — Aurora, OR

The Parts Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and supervising the parts department functions for Life Flight Network in compliance with mandated requirements for parts storage and control. The Parts Manager will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities of the parts departments across the company. The job duties include inventory control, physical security, warranty claims, cores and the shipping and receiving of aircraft articles. In addition, the Parts Manager will work very closely with the Parts and Purchasing Manager to develop and implement company wide strategies for the standardization of parts requisition, storage and consumption.This person must be capable of working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and have the leadership skills to develop and implement new systems across the company. This position works closely with mechanics, numerous vendors, customers and various levels of management. The position will be required to drive personal or company vehicles whenever and wherever business
needs necessitate. Some regional travel will be required.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree preferred, high school degree or equivalent required
• Minimum 5 years’ of aircraft parts experience preferred
• Aviation purchasing experience preferred
• Experience with ERP systems, Ramco is preferred
• Experience in leading teams, developing and mentoring staff. Ability to effectively manage a
team in high level execution of tasks and responsibilities
• Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis in Word and Excel (graphs,
vlookup, pivot tables)
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills and an ability to communicate clearly and
concisely
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
• Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks by levels of importance and urgency
• Strong focus on customer service, supporting the Life Flight Network maintenance department
in all aspects of parts supply
• Ability to collaborate with Parts and Purchasing Manager to develop and execute
company wide strategies and initiatives
• Willingness to ‘dig in’, recommend, plan and execute initiatives
• Leadership of parts inventory staff, with strong values, leading by example
• Shipping and receiving experience
• Inventory stocking/tracking experience
• Administration of warranty parts, cores, other administrative tasks.
• Regular attendance and punctuality is required.
• As part of the management team, may be occasionally required to work after hours, weekends
and some company holidays; may require to be on call due to business needs.
• Ability to travel by personal vehicle to meeting locations, including occasional travel to other
locations.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to an automobile in good repair. Must
provide proof of auto insurance. Mileage and travel expenses are reimbursed per Life Flight
Network policy
GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Daily control of parts inventory to include the receiving and issuing of aircraft articles
• Monitors minimum inventory levels
• Ensures all required materials/parts for AOG aircraft at headquarters arrive when needed
• Identifies and implements use of alternate vendors for component repair/overhaul
• Oversees warranty processes
• Prepares instructions regarding inventory systems and procedures
• Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
• Develops and installs clerical and office procedures and practices, and studies work flow,
sequence of operations, and office arrangement to determine expediency of installing new or
improved office practices.
• Ensures requested products are purchased and or changed to conform to accurate
specifications.
• Ensures that all processes follow LFN general maintenance policies.

Staff Accountant — Wilsonville, OR

The Staff Accountant is responsible for accounts receivable, billing and collection monitoring, financial and operational reporting and analysis, and general accounting functions as needed. This position reports to the Controller.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field required
  • 4-6 years of recent, relevant experience required in general accounting including accounts receivable, accounts payable and account reconciliations
  • 1-2 years experience in healthcare financial accounting preferred
  • Working experience with accounting software, preferably Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft office skills including Word, Excel and Outlook

SKILLS:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Able to multi-task in a fast paced, high-growth environment
  • Proactive and self directed with the ability to work with a team and autonomously
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and oral with the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Accounts Receivable

  • Ensure that the daily billings processed match to what was available to process and investigate timing differences to enforce prompt processing.
  • Report on cash collections by billing date, payor type and geography to enable Cashflow forecasting and modeling.
  • Review refund requests for reasonableness and appropriate documentation.
  • Prepare monthly account receivable allowance analysis for review by CFO including:
    • Reconcile AR per the general ledger to the AR trial balance.
    • Calculate estimate for contractual allowance and bad debt
    • Roll forward of account receivable, contractual allowance and bad debt.
    • Analyze results of monthly payor mix vs. annual payor mix and assist in projecting AR adjustments.
  • Record revenue in accordance with policy as instructed by CFO.
  • Reconcile monthly charges reported to accounts receivable reports; track and monitor unbilled transports.
  • Review ground transport claims compared to transport information.
  • Work on monthly close process and provide support for financial audits.
  • Maintain filing, and other accounting administrative functions as needed.

Financials and Operations

  • Work with the Controller on financials for Life Flight Network’s Foundation.
  • Maintain Fixed Assets.
  • Work with Operations and Finance to create Operational reporting.

Membership 

  • Reconcile cash deposits to bank statements.
  • Review activity in Membership account for website membership applications.
  • Reconcile activity and forward to Membership Specialist for processing.
  • Reconcile membership activity per the general ledger to the activity received from the Membership department.
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