Join Our Team

Join Our Team

Highly experienced and quality care driven clinical professionals are the heart of our critical care transport program.   

Clinical Positions

To apply, please email us your cover letter and resume.

We are always accepting applications for Flight Nurses and Flight Paramedics. Please review position qualifications and descriptions before applying.

Flight Nurse Position Overview:

The Flight Nurse provides intensive care level life support services to critically ill and/or injured patients as part of an integrated air transport team.

Environmental and Mechanical Considerations:

Flight Nurses deliver critical care services under the stresses of flight, with frequent exposure to

blood/body fluids, in sometimes hazardous conditions, near moving mechanical parts and within high noise environments. Training and resources are available to mitigate risk as appropriate, but the responsibility to utilize those devices falls to the individual.

Minimum Required Educational Level:

Completion of an accredited certificate or associate degree registered nursing program

Preferred Educational Level:

Completion of an accredited bachelor’s or master’s degree program in nursing, business or related field

Required Previous Experience:

Three years or more experience as a registered nurse in the emergency and/or adult critical care environments

Required Certifications and/or Registrations:

  • Active, Non-Restricted Registered Nursing License in West Virginia or a contiguous state
  • West Virginia Critical Care Transport Provider Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Certification
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Provider Certification or International Trauma Life Support Provider Certification or Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum Certification
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
  • Pediatric Emergencies for Pre-Hospital Professionals Certification or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification
  • Completion of WV EMT-Basic Recertification Program or Equivalent
  • NIMS Training IS 100, 200, 700, 800 and Hazardous Materials

Post-Hire Certifications and/or Registrations:

  • Active, Non-Restricted Registered Nursing License in West Virginia or appropriate states based on assigned work location
  • Satisfactory completion of HealthNet Aeromedical Services Initial Flight Team Member Orientation Program
  • Completion of Specialty RN Certification (CFRN) within two years of hire

Weight Requirement:

Maximum weight limit of 220 pounds

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift, push, pull and transfer patients of high weights with limited resources
  • Ability to twist upper body while moving patients and/or equipment
  • Ability to stand, walk, climb, balance, reach, stoop, bend, crawl and crouch for extended time periods
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing and potentially extreme environmental conditions
  • Ability to smell and identify odors
  • Ability to use close, distant and peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual focus
  • Ability to clearly hear and interpret voice, two-way radio and telephone communication
  • Ability to successfully complete initial and recurrent physical examination including body weight
  • Ability to successfully complete initial and recurrent physical agility test

Post-Hire/On-Going Personal Assessments:

  • Aviation safety assessment
  • Post-crash survival knowledge assessment
  • Annual motor vehicle operator report
  • Monthly weigh-in
  • Randomized drug and alcohol usage testing

Position Specific Accountabilities:

  • Attends and actively participates in pre-mission briefings and debriefings.
  • Assists pilot as requested to enhance safety of self and others.
  • Completes clinical and operational functions in a safe manner, utilizing all available resources, training and judgment.
  • Performs advanced skills as permitted by applicable regulations and the HealthNet Aeromedical Services, Inc. Medical Director.
  • Immediately acts on safety concerns and hazardous conditions.
  • In a timely manner, reports safety concerns and hazardous conditions.
  • Effectively completes complex clinical patient assessments.
  • Provides patient stabilization using established clinical care guidelines and skill set.
  • Before, during and after flight operations, liaisons with peers and other professionals to ensure quality delivery of care and operational safety.
  • Ability to select, check and maintain, and operate equipment/supplies utilized on an aircraft.
  • Maintains currency of all required licenses, certifications and continuing education programs.
  • Completes all required clinical, operational and performance improvement documentation.
  • Participates in committee and marketing/outreach activities as requested.
  • Follows standards of conduct and procedures developed by HealthNet Aeromedical Services, Inc.
  • Follows standards developed by appropriate governmental bodies as required, allowing for service availability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by members of the HealthNet Aeromedical Services leadership team.

Flight Paramedic Position Overview:

The Flight Paramedic provides intensive care level life support services to critically ill and/or injured patients as part of an integrated air transport team.

Environmental and Mechanical Considerations:

Flight Paramedics deliver critical care services under the stresses of flight, with frequent exposure to blood/body fluids, in sometimes hazardous conditions, near moving mechanical parts and within high noise environments. Training and resources are available to mitigate risk as appropriate, but the responsibility to utilize those devices falls to the individual.

Minimum Required Educational Level:

Completion of an accredited certificate or associate’s degree paramedic program

Preferred Educational Level:

Completion of an accredited bachelor’s or master’s degree program in emergency medical technology, business or related field

Required Previous Experience:

Three years or more experience as a paramedic in a high-volume 911 provider environment

Required Certifications and/or Registrations:

  • Active, Non-Restricted Paramedic License and/or Certificate in West Virginia or a contiguous state
  • West Virginia Critical Care Transport Provider Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Certification
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Provider Certification or International Trauma Life Support Provider Certification
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
  • Pediatric Emergencies for Pre-Hospital Professionals Certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification
  • NIMS Training IS 100, 200, 700, 800 and Hazardous Materials

Post-Hire Certifications and/or Registrations:

  • Active, Non-Restricted Paramedic License and/or Certificate in West Virginia and appropriate states based on assigned work location
  • Satisfactory completion of West Virginia Initial Flight Team Member Orientation Program
  • Completion of Specialty Flight Paramedic Certification (C-FP) within two years of hire

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift, push, pull and transfer patients of high weights with limited resources
  • Ability to twist upper body while moving patients and/or equipment
  • Ability to stand, walk, climb, balance, reach, stoop, bend, crawl and crouch for extended time periods
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing and potentially extreme environmental conditions
  • Ability to smell and identify odors
  • Ability to use close, distant and peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual focus
  • Ability to clearly hear and interpret voice, two-way radio and telephone communication
  • Ability to successfully complete initial and recurrent physical examination including body weight
  • Ability to successfully complete initial and recurrent physical agility test
  • Post-Hire/On-Going Personal Assessments: Aviation safety assessment
  • Post-crash survival knowledge assessment
  • Annual motor vehicle operator report
  • Monthly weigh-in
  • Randomized drug and alcohol usage testing

Position Specific Accountabilities:

  • Attends and actively participates in pre-mission briefings and debriefings.
  • Assists pilot, as requested, to enhance safety of self and others.
  • Completes clinical and operational functions in a safe manner, utilizing all available resources, training
  • and judgment.
  • Performs advanced skills as permitted by applicable regulations and the HealthNet Aeromedical
  • Services, Inc. Medical Director.
  • Immediately acts on safety concerns and hazardous conditions.
  • In a timely manner, reports safety concerns and hazardous conditions.
  • Effectively completes complex clinical patient assessments.
  • Provides patient stabilization using established clinical care guidelines and skill set.
  • Before, during and after flight operations, liaisons with peers and other professionals to ensure quality delivery of care and operational safety.
  • Ability to select, check and maintain and operate equipment/supplies utilized on an aircraft.
  • Maintains currency of all required licenses, certifications and continuing education programs.
  • Completes all required clinical, operational and performance improvement documentation.
  • Participates in committee and marketing/outreach activities as requested.
  • Follows standards of conduct and procedures developed by HealthNet Aeromedical Services,Inc.
  • Follows standards developed by appropriate governmental bodies as required, allowing for service availability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by members of the HealthNet Aeromedical Services leadership team.


Aviation Positions

Experienced pilots and aviation mechanics serve the HealthNet Aeromedical Services system through our aviation vendor, Air Methods Corporation. For information about these opportunities or to submit a resume, contact:

Tracy Orfield
Area Manager, Air Methods