Life Flight Network Careers

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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 / Bozeman, MT / 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 or PC12
  • 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 — Palouse, WA / Cottage Grove, OR / Coeur d'Alene, ID / Region 3 Float / Moses Lake, WA / Brewster, WA / Astoria, OR

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 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
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
Ground Crew: EMT—Paramedic — Tri-Cities, WA

The Ground Paramedic is responsible for delivery of care to patients of the Life Flight Network. The Ground Paramedic provides patient care and safely operates ground ambulances, in accordance to the guidelines and protocols of Life Flight Network.

**The opening in Richland, WA  may be eligible for a sign on and/or relocation bonus of $2,500.

Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum three 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)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
    • State issued driver’s license with an insurable driving record
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
  • 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 call shifts
Aircraft Mechanic II - Fixed Wing — Butte, MT

The Fixed Wing Aircraft 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.

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
  • 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
Rotor Wing Pilot — Astoria, OR

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
Flight Paramedic — Redmond, OR / Burley, ID / Rexburg, ID

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.

Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum five 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
Flight Respiratory Therapist - Neo/Peds Specialty Team — Spokane, WA / Tri-Cities, WA

The Flight Respiratory Therapist is responsible for working with the Flight Nurse in the delivery of advanced critical care to patients of Life Flight Network (LFN). The Flight Respiratory Therapist, working under the supervision of the Flight Nurse, renders patient care in accordance to the guidelines and protocols of LFN.

Qualifications
  • Respiratory Therapist licensure as appropriate to assigned location.
  • Paramedic certification as appropriate to assigned location.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification.
  • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) certification.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification.
  • Completion of Department of Transportation Air Medical Curriculum within six months of hire.
  • Drivers must have a current, valid driver's license, at least three years of driving experience and be able to drive a ground ambulance.
  • Complies with weight restrictions (maximum 250 pounds fully outfitted to perform the job).
  • Passport and/or Entry into Canada maybe required based on location assignment.
  • 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.
Ground Crew: EMT—Basic/Intermediate/Advanced — 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
Clinical Manager - PANDA Team — Aurora, OR

The Ground EMT Supervisor – PANDA Team is responsible for team supervision, scheduling, initial and continuing education for crew members, vehicle maintenance, and record keeping. This position also maintains proficiency in the role of EMT. Must be available to work varied shifts and cover call shifts. Will be required to drive personal or company vehicles when business needs necessitate.

Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • State EMT-Basic or Intermediate / Advanced as appropriate to assigned location
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) completion
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a licensed driver or operator
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisor experience
  • State issued driver’s license with an insurable driving record
  • Proficient in Microsoft office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • 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
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Leads and directs work of others
Shipping and Receiving Specialist — Aurora, OR

The Shipping and Receiving Specialist is responsible for the processing of all incoming and outgoing packages at Life Flight Network’s Headquarters. They will also distribute received goods to their respective storage location, base, or department and process, receive and transfer transactions in Life Flight Network’s inventory software for all Life Flight Network bases. This position is required to be on an on call rotation for one week at a time, on a monthly basis.

Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years of parts and shipping experience, preferably in the aviation industry
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and databases
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to communicate effectively with varying levels of an organization
  • High level of detail orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, changing work environment
  • Able to travel by personal or company vehicle throughout LFN’s service area. Must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile in good repair, provide proof of auto insurance and meet LFN’s 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 preferred
  • 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
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