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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. In addition to competitive salaries, Life Flight Network offers medical, dental, vision, 401K, tuition assistance, short- and long-term disability benefits, flexible spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, long-term care insurance, pet insurance, and a generous PTO policy.

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

Aircraft Mechanic II — Region 1 Float / Lewiston, ID / Missoula, MT

Mechanics must have an Airframe and Powerplant certificate. They are highly skilled in aircraft maintenance and perform detailed checks and repairs on a set schedule. The Mechanic provides onsite maintenance support for Life Flight Network aircraft including management of base inventory, planning and scheduling aircraft maintenance, maintenance of the base library and Life Flight Network owned ground support equipment. This position is also responsible for aviation maintenance including assisting in planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining services for Life Flight Network in compliance with Life Flight Network's FAA Part 135 air carrier certificate.

Qualifications
  • Completion of two years of an Aviation Science trade or vocational school, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five years as Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
Flight Nurse, Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty — Tri-Cities, WA / Spokane, WA

We are excited to announce immediate career opportunities for Flight Nurses to join our Neonatal/Pediatric Team.

Our Neonatal/Pediatric Nurses provide world class care to the infants and children we transport.  In an unpredictable and autonomous environment, paired with an exceptional RT, our Neonatal/Pediatric experts deliver care at the highest possible level under extraordinary circumstances every day.  For those who thrive on challenge and independence, this incredible career choice is hard to beat!

This position may be eligible for a sign on and/or relocation bonus ranging between $2,500-$10,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Qualifications
  • Minimum of five (5) years of critical care nursing experience in a level III NICU and/or PICU 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) or Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) certification
    • 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 TNATC 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
Aircraft Mechanic II - Fixed and Rotor Wing — Butte, MT

The Aircraft Mechanic II 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 base requires knowledge of both Fixed Wing and Rotor Wing aircraft.  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.

Qualifications
  • Completion of two years of an Aviation Science trade or vocational school, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five years as Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
  • Airframe and Powerplant Certification
  • Inspection Authorization Certification preferred
  • Responsible for having a thorough knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Three years of FAR 135 fixed-wing aircraft maintenance experience
  • Three years’ experience working for an EMS program preferred
  • Maintenance experience on PC12 required and experience with Augusta products 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 with all levels of an organization
  • Able to take initiative, creating, implementing and improving procedures
  • 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
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.

 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 required
  • 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.
Qualifications
  • Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Human Resources Director — Aurora, OR

Human Resources Director Requirements:

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Business Administration, preferably with an emphasis in Human Resources. SPHR required within one year of hire.
  • Minimum of 10 years of recent Human Resources Management or Generalist experience required, prefer 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Word and Excel
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • An ability to work on unusual or complex problems and provide solutions that may be highly creative
  • Keep management abreast of all new employment laws and trends effecting them, and make sure they adhere to policies and maintain compliance with state and federal laws
  • Assists executive management in the annual review, preparation and administration of wage and salary scales
  • Remain compliant to rules guiding HR acts such as FMLA, OFLA, and ADA and process claims associated with them
  • Must maintain up to date knowledge of employment laws and practices and ensure the organization is compliant at all times
  • Reviews and makes recommendations to executive management for improvement of the agency’s policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters

All candidates are subject to drug screening and background investigation.

LFN offers competitive compensation, growth opportunities, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life/AD&D, Short & Long Term Disability, Long Term Care, Flexible Spending, Pet Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Volunteer Time, and a generous Paid Time Off plan.

LFN is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply online at www.lifeflight.org

Job Type: Full-time

Ground Crew: EMT—Basic/Intermediate/Advanced — Tri-Cities, WA / Aurora, OR

The EMT is responsible for delivering timely, safe, and compassionate care to patients of Life Flight Network within their scope of practice. The EMT safely operates ground ambulances in accordance with the guidelines and protocols of Life Flight Network.

Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years' experienced as a licensed driver or operator
  • Current licensure and/or certification as listed below:
    • State EMT-Basic or Intermediate / Advanced as appropriate to assigned location
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • State issued driver’s license with an insurable driving record
  • 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 call shifts
Fixed Wing Pilot — La Grande, OR

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. The fixed wing pilot will be required to work varied shifts and may be required to be available for on call shifts.

Qualifications
  • 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 Airplane
  • 1000 hours in an aircraft with retractable gear
  • 1500 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
  • Mountain 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
Flight Nurse — Tri-Cities, 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.

Qualifications
  • Minimum of five (5) 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
Staff Accountant — Aurora, OR

JOB SUMMARY: 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 Accounting Manager.

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 Accounting Manager 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.
Rotor Wing Pilot — Region 2 Float

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.

Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as a professional pilot required
  • Minimum of 2500 hours total time as pilot in command
  • Minimum of 2500 hours R/W time required
  • Minimum 100 hours Simulated / Actual instrument time required
  • Minimum 200 hours of unaided night time required
  • Minimum 1500 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
Aviation Training Manager — Aurora, OR

The Aviation Training Manager reports directly to the Director of Operations and is responsible for all aspects of training for the Aviation Department. The Aviation Training Manager provides effective training support and analysis for multiple training initiatives with a particular focus on customer oriented aviation programs.

QUALIFICATIONS for the Aviation Training Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Meets qualifications of a Rotor or Fixed Wing Pilot and maintains applicable credentials.
  • Maintains credentials to be a Check Airman
  • Current Certified Flight Instructor certification (CFII) required.
  • Airline Transport Pilot certification (ATP) required.
  • Requires 3 -5 years management/supervisory experience
  • Through knowledge of all FAA training related regulations for a Part 135 with an understanding of aviation safety standards and safe operating practices
  • Must have 3 years of Part 135 operational experience
  • Must have experience in developing, implementing, and conducting training at the Part 135 level to include basic indoctrination, general subject matter, and special programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interpret technical training requirements
  • Superior customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Able to take initiative to create, implement and improve procedures and programs
  • 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 Drivers Policy requirements

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the Aviation Training Manager:

  • Develop company training program strategy within an approved compliance basis.
  • Assist in training development and support several training programs simultaneously.
  • Work closely with executive management to meet training needs and report on training effectiveness.
  • Take lead in establishing compliance training strategy and execution.
  • Take ownership of existing training database; evaluate learning management systems for next generation data collection and reporting purposes.
  • Responsible for developing and reporting training metrics.
  • Conduct needs analysis to determine types of training to deliver.
  • Maintain electronic and manual training records; analyze training data to report on training effectiveness.
  • Provide secondary support for the company-wide performance management program; provide monthly reports of employees requiring reviews.
  • Evaluate uses for and effectiveness of various training delivery methods and tools.
  • Work well within a team, assisting to develop effective teamwork.
  • Manage work to meet deadlines often under tight time frames and assisting team members as and when required.
  • Train new members of the team.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Administrative Assistant - Customer Service — Aurora, OR

The Administrative Assistant provides confidential, complex and diversified administrative support to the Customer Service Team.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Three to five years experience in an administrative support role requiring discretion, judgment and performance of a wide range of secretarial/admin support functions is required.
  • Exceptional writing skills required.
  • Pre-hospital, healthcare, or aviation experience preferred plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently and with a team.
  • Working knowledge of / ability to create presentations (charts, graphs of data, etc) using computer software programs (Excel, PowerPoint, etc).
  • Ability to transcribe reports, forms, and correspondence, including the use of technical and medical terminology.
  • Ability to compose specialized or sensitive correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to edit documents for grammar, punctuation, etc. and general functionality.
  • Effective positive human relations skills including tact, diplomacy, discretion and ability to work with all levels of staff and leadership.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently, both written and oral.
  • Ability to process large mailings, expense reports, and travel arrangements as needed.
  • Acute attention to detail
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