Nursing Director - Air Care & Mobile Care - UC Medical Center - Nursing Administration

Updated: about 17 hours ago
Location: Cincinnati, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime

Nursing Director - Air Care & Mobile Care - UC Medical Center - Nursing Administration(
Job Number:
 069298)



Description

 

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.
As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.
UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.
 

Primary Purpose:   

Air Care & Mobile Care (ACMC) is a comprehensive transport medicine system that provides the full spectrum: BLS, ALS, Mobile ICU, Mobile Stroke Unit, Event Medicine, and rotor wing transport medicine.  ACMC also operates an independent communication center that facilitates patient transports, community support in the event of a mass casualty/disaster situation and helicopter communications/coordination in metropolitan Cincinnati area.  ACMC is a traditional, hospital-based, not-for-profit program, part of the UC Health system. ACMC has provided the Greater Cincinnati tri-state region’s critically ill and injured patients with specialized transport medicine since the program was founded in 1984. The program is comprised of a team of more than 200 EMTs, paramedics, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, communication specialists, mechanics, pilots, and administrators. 

 

The patients cared for by Air Care are experiencing life-threatening illnesses or injuries that require time-dependent interventions.  Air Care is one of only three helicopter EMS (HEMS) programs in the US with a provider (an emergency physician or an acute care NP) on every flight mission, in addition to a highly experienced dual-certified flight nurse/medic.  By land, ACMC also provides Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU), Mobile Stroke Unit, Advanced Life Support (interfacility and first responder) and Basic Life Support transport teams. ACMC is the only service in the region to be accredited in all four levels  of transport medicine by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems  (CAMTS).

 

 

Our Mission: To support the mission of UC Health by bringing the World Class care of University of Cincinnati Medical Center to the patient through Advanced Transport Medicine.

Our Vision:
To be the recognized World Leader in transport medicine — the standard by which other programs are measured.

 

In collaboration with the UCMC Senior Leadership Team, the Chair of Emergency Medicine, and ACMC’s Medical Direction team, the Nursing Director is responsible for the daily operations and executing the strategic goals for ACMC.

  • Annual Transport Volume:
    • Air Care: 1270
    • Mobile Care: 12,700
  • FTE: ~100 (does not include Flight MDs or NPs)
  • Air Care bases: 3
  • Mobile Care bases: 4



Qualifications

 

Knowledge and Skills
 
Education:  Master's degree in Nursing, minimum required.

 

License and Certifications: Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Ohio. BLS. Certification in specialty area strongly preferred.

                                                                          
Years of Experience:  Three to five years equivalent experience, minimum required

                                                                          
Required Skills and Knowledge:  Demonstrated progressive responsibilities in management. Demonstrated evidence of successful management. Demonstrated experience in budgeting for operations and personnel management. Demonstrated evidence of continuing growth and leadership.


Organization
 - UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MEDICAL CENTER, LLC
Primary Location
 - UC Medical Center - 234 Goodman Street - Cincinnati, OH


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