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Registered Nurse, Life Flight

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Nursing
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

Date Posted: 20220817

Department:  Life Flight

Location: Rotation between LF bases (Clarion/Butler/Indiana) (Canonsburg/Rostraver/Indiana)

Status: Full Time

Shift:  12/16 hour shifts Day/night rotations
Union: Yes 

The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of nine hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.

For decades, the hospitals of Allegheny Health Network have been providing people with exceptional healthcare, care that helps people to live healthy lives and care that we deliver throughout their lifetimes.

Since 1885, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) has offered medical care to Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas.  What started with just 50 beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds.  Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, “Erected for the benefit of mankind to save life, relieve suffering and conserve health” by continually striving for outstanding patient experience and care.  Allegheny General offers its patients many modern-day amenities, state-of-the art surgical suites, innovative technology, and advanced medical treatments, which are delivered by its world-renowned doctors in conjunction with exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and supporting staff.


Assumes and maintains responsibility for the patient and the onset of transferred care to the final disposition in the transport environment.


  • Demonstrates clinical assessment skills and care planning skills.
  • Provides safe and effective care for the age population served according to regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team, including EMS, for the plan of care from presentation through disposition.
  • Monitors safety of self and others working in and around the aircraft.
  • Participation in quality assurance programs such as chart audits and case reviews.



  • Current RN PA license in good standing
  • Minimum five (5) years recent Emergency or ICU Registered Nurse experience within a level 1 trauma center or tertiary center
  • OR FP-C with 4 years (8320 hours) flight paramedic experience and 1 year (2080 hours) of RN ICU experience at an ICU designated acceptable by the LifeFlight Medical Director
  • ACLS, PALS, BLS all required
  • Advanced Certification of: must have minimum of one: CEN or CCRN or CTRN or CFRN is required
  • Current PA PHRN certification
  • CFRN Certification is required 1 year after successful completion of the orientation program
  • NRP/PHTLS are required within 6 months of hire
  • Must meet height and weight restrictions


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