1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 174094
Job Location: Other Location
Job Location Detail: Airlift Northwest - Yakima Base 
Posting Date: 11/12/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $5934/mo - $10,887/mo DOE, plus premiums 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 
Notes: We offer an excellent benefits package.
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Assistant Nurse Manager (RN3)/(Base Manager), Airlift Northwest, Yakima Base

Join Airlift Northwest's Yakima Base as RN3/Assistant Nurse Mgr./Base Manager.

RESPONSIBLE TO:     Chief Flight Nurse

PURPOSE     Oversee the day to day operations of assigned base, ensuring that the ALNW mission is being adhered to and policy and procedures are followed.
Regularly perform the flight nurse role.


Base Management:

Perform flight triage/staffing (modified AAOC) for all bases on assigned management shifts at    BFI. (Exception of Yakima and Juneau)  Participate in RN management meetings.

Contribute to patient care and safety standards being met for assigned base, under direction of the Chief Flight Nurse.

Be responsible for the base schedule being complete in a timely fashion per SEIU 1199 contract.

Be responsible for the accuracy of timecards and documentation of hours worked and leave used by flight staff, including data entry into payroll system.

Assist the Chief Flight Nurse with interviewing, hiring and training of new flight staff for assigned base.

Complete and perform the annual performance evaluations of flight staff for assigned base.
Ensure that base flight staff complete and have documentation of annual job requirements such as:  OSHA, Safety Checklist, TB, hearing, mask fit test, survival, Clinical Skills and Hours, etc.

Give input into development of the annual base budget; administer the base budget and contribute to the base being fiscally sound.

Ensure that the base has flight nurse representation on committees and task forces, and in equipment and product selection, etc.

Maintain the base for day to day operations for the line staff to include oversight of cleaning, stock and the Pyxis stock to include narcotic representative for 222 forms for Rich U.

Other duties as assigned

Flight Operations

Perform flight nurse duties 0.6 fte hours and management duties at 0.3 fte hours.

Act as a clinical resource to the flight staff.

Public Relations
In conjunction with outreach coordinators, Act as a resource to referral facilities, physicians, pre-hospital personnel and the public in establishing a positive image of the flight service.

Be the initial contact for resolution of complaints both from staff and outside agencies. Participate in quality assurance activities and initiatives.

Education:     BSN.

Experience:     At least 5 years critical care nursing experience.

At least 2 year air medical care experience (RN in an aviation environment), preferably with ALNW.

Other:     Current WA RN license

Excellent communications and public relations skills. Excellent problem solving skills.
Nurse management experience desirable.
Flexible to the needs of the organization and the changing conditions in the aeromedical industry.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-02

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