Chief Flight Nurse

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 20NSH67390

Regular Full-time

Jun 25 (14d ago)


Salary Range:

NH02C: Min. $37.77 - Mid. $48.51 - Max. $56.68


Full Time (Grant Funded)


Qualifications: The Chief Flight Nurse should be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey, BSN preferred, and at least five (5) years of critical care nursing experience in an Intensive Care Unit or Emergency Department setting, with a minimum of two (2) years of active clinical supervisory or educator experience. It is preferred that the Chief Flight Nurse have previous experience with an emergency aeromedical helicopter program and least two (2) years of EMS driving experience with satisfactory driving record. The Chief Flight Nurse must be able to pass a medical evaluation and a respirator fit test and wear an N95 particulate filter respirator mask in accordance with PEOSHA standards and maintain FAA Class III flight physical status as a condition of employment. Bi-lingual English/Spanish skills preferred. The Chief Flight Nurse must possess and maintain current and active credentials in good standing (as determined by initial and periodic Primary Source Verification) as follows:


  • NJ Registered Nurse licensure
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) or Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification
  • Driver’s license with NJ driving privileges. Driver’s license must be in accordance with the DOT/MVC regulations for the type/size/weight of the vehicle(s) as assigned.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for the Healthcare Provider
  • AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider
  • AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider OR
  • Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals – Advanced (PEPP-A) Provider OR
  • Emergency Nurse Pediatrics Course (EPNC) Provider
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Provider OR
  • Basic or International Trauma Life Support (BTLS or ITLS) Provider
  • Incident Command System (ICS) Level 200
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) Awareness
  • National Response Plan, an Introduction
  • Certified Flight Nurse (CFRN)/ NJ Flight Nurse (NJ FN) certification must be obtained prior to the completion of the probationary period.


Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Chief Flight Nurse position is to provide clinical training and direction to, and assure the efficient operation of, the NorthSTAR division of the EMS system, perform data analysis, assist in the hiring, training, mentoring, and managing of personnel, complete all required reports and documentation, enforce operational policies and procedures, observe and evaluate employee performance, consider, meet, and exceed the expectations of customers and patients of all ages and from all populations while using age and population appropriate equipment and techniques and while actively seeking other assigned duties to support efficient EMS operations and represent University Hospital and EMS in a positive and professional manner.



University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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